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SubjectRe: SCSI tape crashes (was Re: BUG() in asm/pci.h:142 with 2.4.13)

David,

Is this waht's causing the earlier bug I reported in 2.4.10? If so
where is this patch so I can see if it fixes the problem.

Thanks,

Jeff


On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 05:25:41PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
> Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 19:32:48 +0200
>
> On Thu, Oct 25 2001, Christian Hammers wrote:
> > This patch did not prevent the crash. Again immediately after rewinding the
> > tape when it began to write. I'll try now the 2.4.12-ac6... and it works.
>
> Ok, someone else is meddling with the scatterlist then. I'll take a 2nd
> look.
>
> Can people try out this patch? I believe this will fix the bug.
>
> --- drivers/scsi/st.c.~1~ Sun Oct 21 02:47:53 2001
> +++ drivers/scsi/st.c Thu Oct 25 17:23:45 2001
> @@ -3233,6 +3233,7 @@
> break;
> }
> }
> + tb->sg[0].page = NULL;
> if (tb->sg[segs].address == NULL) {
> kfree(tb);
> tb = NULL;
> @@ -3264,6 +3265,7 @@
> tb = NULL;
> break;
> }
> + tb->sg[segs].page = NULL;
> tb->sg[segs].length = b_size;
> got += b_size;
> segs++;
> @@ -3337,6 +3339,7 @@
> normalize_buffer(STbuffer);
> return FALSE;
> }
> + STbuffer->sg[segs].page = NULL;
> STbuffer->sg[segs].length = b_size;
> STbuffer->sg_segs += 1;
> got += b_size;
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