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Re: [Xen-devel] blktap2 updates

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] blktap2 updates
From: Daniel Stodden <daniel.stodden@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 17:40:14 -0800
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On Tue, 2011-03-08 at 19:42 -0500, Daniel Stodden wrote:
> Please pull upstream/xen/dom0/backend/blktap2 at
>       git://xenbits.xensource.com/people/dstodden/linux.git

Revoke. Could use some further improvements and I'd like to at least fix
some missing comments, and maybe modify stuff according to Ian's input.
I'll resend it then.


> Summary:
>  - Move blktap to drivers/block
>    - Takes a .config update setting BLK_DEV_TAP
>    - Redo the ABI definitions, in linux/blktap.h
>  - Some prerequisites for new commands, such as cache flushing and
>    trim support. Plus more device configuration driven from userspace,
>    such as setting physical sector sizes.
>  - a new CREATE_DEVICE ioctls to flag extensions, like the above
>    mentioned ones.
>  - Bugfix from Dominic Curran (Fix reference to freed struct request).

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