Convert dm-raid45 to new block device plugging
Applied to Oneiric master-next. Slightly modified to separate the
config change from the code change. I also chose to revert the previous
disablement of CONFIG_DM_RAID45 instead so that it's easy to drop it
from existence upon the next rebase, eg.
Revert "UBUNTU: [Config] Disable CONFIG_DM_RAID45"
On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 16:42 +0200, Stefan Bader wrote:
> I was discussing this with the maintainer. According to him the dm-raid45 code
> is not developed further. The goal would be to convert the dmraid user-space
> side to use dm-raid (which is a target for RAID4/5/6 that uses md).
> However looking at any user-space code that was available to the public right
> now, I do not see any support for this. The table format, which is used to
> create the device-mapper targets is substantially different between the two
> modules. So user-space would have to change accordingly (and I am not sure how
> well all features would be supported at the moment).
> So, at least for Oneiric, I think we need to stay with the dm-raid45. I tested
> the change below on an Intel soft-RAID5 and it survived an iozone and a bonnie++
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