Commit b29d4986 authored by Committed by Mike Snitzer
dm cache: significant rework to leverage dm-bio-prison-v2
The cache policy interfaces have been updated to work well with the new bio-prison v2 interface's ability to queue work immediately (promotion, demotion, etc) -- overriding benefit being reduced latency on processing IO through the cache. Previously such work would be left for the DM cache core to queue on various lists and then process in batches later -- this caused a serious delay in latency for IO driven by the cache. The background tracker code was factored out so that all cache policies can make use of it. Also, the "cleaner" policy has been removed and is now a variant of the smq policy that simply disallows migrations. Signed-off-by: Joe Thornber <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Mike Snitzer <email@example.com>
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