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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 07/13] block: Add PCI P2P flag for request queue and check support for requests


On 01/09/18 02:28 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 01:11:18PM -0600, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> I think this belongs in the caller - both the validity check, and
>> passing in NOMERGE for this type of request. I don't want to impose
>> this overhead on everything, for a pretty niche case.
>
> It is just a single branch, which will be predicted as not taken
> for non-P2P users. The benefit is that we get proper error checking
> by doing it in the block code.

I personally agree with Christoph. But if there's consensus in the other
direction or this is a real blocker moving this forward, I can remove it
for the next version.

Logan

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