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authorChristoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>2013-10-04 06:49:11 -0700
committerJens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>2013-10-25 11:55:59 +0100
commit71fe07d040626de7b72244bf6de889c2e0f5aea3 (patch)
tree6c4d6bed7e8510fb2c9a105dba62d2342e6fc897 /block/blk-exec.c
parent5953316dbf90067ebdeca626c34488bc166b73a8 (diff)
block: remove request ref_count
This reference count has been around since before git history, but the only place where it's used is in blk_execute_rq, and ther it is entirely useless as it is incremented before submitting the request and decremented in the end_io handler before waking up the submitter thread. Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Diffstat (limited to 'block/blk-exec.c')
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/block/blk-exec.c b/block/blk-exec.c
index ae4f27d7944e..6b18d82d91c5 100644
--- a/block/blk-exec.c
+++ b/block/blk-exec.c
@@ -24,7 +24,6 @@ static void blk_end_sync_rq(struct request *rq, int error)
struct completion *waiting = rq->end_io_data;
rq->end_io_data = NULL;
- __blk_put_request(rq->q, rq);
* complete last, if this is a stack request the process (and thus
@@ -103,12 +102,6 @@ int blk_execute_rq(struct request_queue *q, struct gendisk *bd_disk,
int err = 0;
unsigned long hang_check;
- /*
- * we need an extra reference to the request, so we can look at
- * it after io completion
- */
- rq->ref_count++;
if (!rq->sense) {
memset(sense, 0, sizeof(sense));
rq->sense = sense;

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