[PATCH 8/9] nvme: remove dead controllers from a work item

Busch, Keith keith.busch at intel.com
Fri Oct 23 07:51:59 PDT 2015

On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 07:57:15AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I guess we need to sort out this life time model in more detail later
> as the existing one you restored here looks a bit odd to me.  Nothing
> I'll be able to finish this week, though.

We just don't want the character device to be available to accept new
opens after the physical device was removed, so I think it has to be in
the "remove" path rather than after the reference count drops to 0.

> Thanks.  So what's the plan for the patches in it?  They'll clash a bit
> with the PR API and integrity branches due to all the moves.  But those
> are also the reason why I'd really like to see it go into 4.4.  Do you
> need help with a rebase?

No worries, I'll take care of the rebase and resend for consideration.

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