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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] block: fix PIO cache coherency bug
On Sat, Jan 14 2006, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello, all.
> This patchset tries to fix data corruption bug caused by not handling
> cache coherency during block PIO. This patch implements
> blk_kmap/unmap helpers which take extra @dir argument and perform
> appropriate coherency actions. These are to block PIO what dma_map/
> unmap are to block DMA transfers.
> IDE, libata, SCSI, rd and md are converted. Still left are nbd, loop
> and pktcddvd. If I missed something, please let me know.
> Russell, can you please test whether this fixes the bug on arm? If
> this fixes the bug and people agree with the approach, I'll follow up
> with patches for yet unconverted drivers and documentation update.


Patches looks good, it's good to get this hole closed. Thanks!

Jens Axboe

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