On Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 03:03:14PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote: > It seems like bi_phys_segments is still around of this series. > Shouldn't it be superflous now? Even though multi-page bvec is supported, the segment number doesn't equal to the actual bvec count yet, for example, one bvec may
It seems like bi_phys_segments is still around of this series. Shouldn't it be superflous now?
Hi, This patchset brings multi-page bvec into block layer: 1) what is multi-page bvec? Multipage bvecs means that one 'struct bio_bvec' can hold multiple pages which are physically contiguous instead of one single page used in linux kernel for long time. 2) why is multi-page bvec introduced?