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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/13] block: lift setting the readahead size into the block layer


> Drivers shouldn't really mess with the readahead size, as that is a VM
> concept. Instead set it based on the optimal I/O size by lifting the
> algorithm from the md driver when registering the disk. Also set
> bdi->io_pages there as well by applying the same scheme based on
> max_sectors. To ensure the limits work well for stacking drivers a
> new helper is added to update the readahead limits from the block
> limits, which is also called from disk_stack_limits.

Looks good!

Reviewed-by: Martin K. Petersen <>

Martin K. Petersen Oracle Linux Engineering

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