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SubjectRe: 2.5 Problem Status Report

On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 12:58:07PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:

> > > > ok I see the bug. it's due to the imbalanced nature of ide_map_buffer()
> > > > vs ide_unmap_buffer(). i'll cook up a fix right away.
> > > Does this make it work?
> > No. It fails exactly like without the patch.
> Hmm, ok I'll try and reproduce it here then.

> > > - bio_kunmap_irq(buffer, flags);
> > > + if (rq->bio)
> > > + bio_kunmap_irq(buffer, flags);
> > > }
> > >
> > Perhaps you forgot to make sure rq->bio is zeroed on unmapping/freeing?
> rq->bio must not be zeroed or free'd or anything like that. ok I see

Hm? So this branch is always executed? Why to check for it then?
(I mean content of rq->bio, not the place where it points to).

> what happens now. does this patch work for you? just back out the other
> patch first (well you don't have to, but might as well).

Ok, with other patch it still fails in the same way.
I have not backed out other patch so I tested with both patches perent.

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