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    SubjectRe: [patch] elv_former_request reversion
    On Sat, Feb 15 2003, Andrew Morton wrote:
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    > This morning's fix for elv_former_request() is causing oopses all over the
    > place in the IO scheduler.
    >
    > Jens, remember that I did try that fix a while ago, and the same happened.
    >
    > I believe it has exposed a new problem at the
    > __make_request/attempt_front_merge level: if attempt_front_merge()
    > actually succeeds, the wrong request gets freed up in
    > elv_merged_request().
    >
    > It may be best to back this change out until it can be fixed up for
    > real.

    Yes agreed, I had forgotten about that point... Will fix.

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    Jens Axboe

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