vmdk: fix comment for vmdk_co_write_zeroes
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Message ID 1375351937-17893-1-git-send-email-famz@redhat.com
State New
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Fam Zheng Aug. 1, 2013, 10:12 a.m. UTC
The comment was truncated. Add the missing parts, especially explain why
we need zero_dry_run.

Signed-off-by: Fam Zheng <famz@redhat.com>
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 block/vmdk.c | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Comments

Michael Tokarev Aug. 2, 2013, 2:07 p.m. UTC | #1
01.08.2013 14:12, Fam Zheng wrote:
> The comment was truncated. Add the missing parts, especially explain why
> we need zero_dry_run.
>

Thanks, applied to the trivial patches queue.

/mjt

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diff --git a/block/vmdk.c b/block/vmdk.c
index 3756333..e6c50b1 100644
--- a/block/vmdk.c
+++ b/block/vmdk.c
@@ -1200,8 +1200,10 @@  static coroutine_fn int vmdk_co_read(BlockDriverState *bs, int64_t sector_num,
 /**
  * vmdk_write:
  * @zeroed:       buf is ignored (data is zero), use zeroed_grain GTE feature
- * if possible, otherwise return -ENOTSUP.
- * @zero_dry_run: used for zeroed == true only, don't update L2 table, just
+ *                if possible, otherwise return -ENOTSUP.
+ * @zero_dry_run: used for zeroed == true only, don't update L2 table, just try
+ *                with each cluster. By dry run we can find if the zero write
+ *                is possible without modifying image data.
  *
  * Returns: error code with 0 for success.
  */
@@ -1328,6 +1330,8 @@  static int coroutine_fn vmdk_co_write_zeroes(BlockDriverState *bs,
     int ret;
     BDRVVmdkState *s = bs->opaque;
     qemu_co_mutex_lock(&s->lock);
+    /* write zeroes could fail if sectors not aligned to cluster, test it with
+     * dry_run == true before really updating image */
     ret = vmdk_write(bs, sector_num, NULL, nb_sectors, true, true);
     if (!ret) {
         ret = vmdk_write(bs, sector_num, NULL, nb_sectors, true, false);