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SubjectRe: Oops/kernel panic with CD jukebox, 2.4.0-test{6,7}
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> I've been fighting with this bug (and about 4 others that covered it up)
> for about a year now.

With success, I might add.

> In the meanwhile, here's a patch for it, against 2.4-test7

Yes, this patch works. No matter how hard I try to break things
it works just beautifully. Even running cat and du at the same
time acts sanely. Thanks! Now my NEC MultiSpin 2Xc (a.k.a.
old loyal workhorse) is usable again.

> --- orig/drivers/scsi/scsi.c Mon Jul 31 14:00:06 2000
> +++ linux/drivers/scsi/scsi.c Wed Aug 30 21:09:26 2000
> @@ -384,7 +384,7 @@
> * return NULL.
> */
> SCpnt = NULL;
> - break;
> + goto busy;
> }
> }
> /*
> @@ -402,6 +402,7 @@
> if (SCpnt) {
> break;
> }
> + busy:
> /*
> * If we have been asked to wait for a free block, then
> * wait here.


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