In case we reconnect with inflight admin IO we
need to make sure that the connect comes before
the admin command. This can be only achieved by
using a seperate request queue for admin connects.
Use up a few more lines of the available space for your lines? :)
I warned in the cover-letter that the change logs are pure
negligence at the moment :)
Wouldn't a head insertation also solve the problem?
the head insertion will not protect against it because
we must invoke blk_mq_start_stopped_hw_queues on the admin_q
request queue so the admin connect can make progress, at this
point (and before we actually queue up connect) pending admin
commands can sneak in...
However, you raise a valid point, I think I added this before we
had the queue_is_ready protection, which will reject the command
if the queue is not LIVE (unless its a connect). I think the reason
its still in is that I tested this with loop which doesn't have
a per-queue state machine.
I'm still wandering if its a good idea to rely on the transport
queue state to reject non-connect requests on non-LIVE queues.
if/when we introduce a queue representation to the core and we
drive the state machine there, then we could actually rely on it
(I do have some code for it, but its a pretty massive change which
cannot be added in an incremental fashion).