[dm-devel] Re: IO controller Mini-Summit 2009

Ryo Tsuruta ryov at valinux.co.jp
Mon Sep 14 05:47:42 PDT 2009

Hi Mike,

Mike Snitzer <snitzer at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26 2009 at  7:32am -0400,
> Ryo Tsuruta <ryov at valinux.co.jp> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > As I have notified before, The 1st Linux IO controller Mini-Summit
> > will be held in Tokyo Japan on Oct 17 -- day before the 9th Linux
> > kernel summit. So I would like to propose the following topics for 
> > the mini-summit and discuss about them.
> > 
> > - Multiple IO controller development projects
> >   - There are two activities for the development of IO controller,
> >     Vivek's io-controller and dm-ioband. Do we have to pick one of
> >     them to put into the mainline? How to advance the development?
> This has been said by others before but: there is no reason the above
> line of discussion can't happen on LKML et. al. (preferably now).
> Deferring the discussion until Oct 17 guarantees that no solution would
> be merged into 2.6.32.  This would be quite unfortunate considering how
> far Vivek's IO Controller has come.   Aren't there also doubts about
> whether the appropriate upstream people will be able to attend this
> mini-summit?

I don't mean to defer the discussion until the mini-summit. I would
like to discuss about the above topic anytime in mailing lists and
hear opinions from the upstream people.

Ryo Tsuruta

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