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SubjectRe: Fix knfsd readahead cache in 2.4.15
   From: Neil Brown <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 10:35:26 +1100 (EST)

This is definately a bug, but I don't think it is quite as dramatic as
you suggest.

The "struct raparms" that ra points to will almost always be the last
one on the list, so ra->p_next will almost always be NULL anyway.
Nevertheless, it is a bug and your fix looks good.

There are other problems remaining, this function is a logical

1) depth is computed in the loop, but thrown away.
It is basically reassigned to a constant before
being used to index the statistics it is for.

2) raparm_cache is reassigned, and since the ra param list is
NULL terminated this can make the list shorter and shorter
and shorter until it is one entry deep.

Yikes :)
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