Plans for BTRFS in Fedora

James Ralston qralston+ml.redhat-fedora-devel at
Wed Feb 23 23:01:03 UTC 2011

On 2011-02-23 at 13:41-05 Peter Jones <pjones at> wrote:
> dm-crypt still just throws REQ_FLUSH away instead of figuring out
> the block remaps involved and issuing the right bios.  Of course,
> this is a problem with dm-crypt and _any_ filesystem.

Are you sure that's still the case?

Because this patchset appears to add REQ_FLUSH support to dm:

...and that patchset is included in 2.6.38-rc6.

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