[linux-lvm] Re: [PATCH] Re: [bug] infinite loop in generic_make_request()

Andrea Arcangeli andrea at suse.de
Thu Nov 30 20:41:21 UTC 2000

On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 01:05:53PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> the RAID and LVM make_request functions should be changed to do that
> instead (i.e. 0 on success, -ve on error, and maybe "1" if they do their
> own recursion to break the loop)?

We preferred to let the lowlevel drivers to handle error themselfs to
simplify the interface. The lowlevel driver needs to call buffer_IO_error
before returning in case of error.


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