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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] libata error handling fixes (ATAPI)
    On 11/16/05, Jens Axboe <> wrote:

    > I updated that patch, and converted IDE and SCSI to use it. See the
    > results here:

    I like it but:

    * "we know it's either an FS or PC request" assumption in
    ide_softirq_done() is really wrong
    * same with "uptodate = rq->errors"
    * blk_complete_request() is called with ide_lock hold but
    ide_softirq_done() also takes ide_lock - is this correct?

    "There's still room for improvement, as __ide_end_request() really
    could drop the lock after getting HWGROUP->rq (why does it need to
    hold it in the first place? If ->rq access isn't serialized, we are
    screwed anyways)."

    ide_preempt? and yes we are screwed...

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