Bug 242898 - kernel dm: remove KCOPYD_MAX_REGIONS restriction
kernel dm: remove KCOPYD_MAX_REGIONS restriction
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.0
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Assigned To: Milan Broz
Martin Jenner
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Blocks: 425461
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Reported: 2007-06-06 06:06 EDT by Milan Broz
Modified: 2013-02-28 23:05 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-17 10:04:43 EDT
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Description Milan Broz 2007-06-06 06:06:33 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #219189 +++

There is hardcoded kernel restriction of max. 8 destination regions for kcopyd
and this limits number of dm mirror legs.

Need to make this value configurable (dynamic).
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-02-01 17:41:34 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion, but this component is not scheduled to be updated in
the current Red Hat Enterprise Linux release. If you would like
this request to be reviewed for the next minor release, ask your
support representative to set the next rhel-x.y flag to "?".
Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2009-06-15 17:01:35 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
inclusion.
Comment 6 Milan Broz 2010-05-17 10:04:43 EDT
Three years, no upstream fix and no real problem with this restriction -> closing.

It can be eventually fixed as part of feature which require this change.

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