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