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SubjectRe: [PATCH] only irq-safe atomic ops
On Mon, Feb 25 2002, Stephen Lord wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> >
> >Unfortunately I seem to have found a bug in existing ext2, a bug
> >in existing block_write_full_page, a probable bug in the aic7xxx
> >driver, and an oops in the aic7xxx driver. So progress has slowed
> >down a bit :(
> >
> Try this for the aic driver:


DaveM's alternate fix has been in the 2.4 and 2.5 kernels for some time,
so given that Andrew is testing 2.5.5 this can't be the problem.

> We hit this once bio got introduced and we maxed out the request size
> for the driver. Justin has the code in his next aic version.

Just for the record, this was/is not a bio bug, it was an aic7xxx bug
that could trigger with or without bio.

Jens Axboe

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