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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.6.0 NBD driver: remove send/recieve race for request
Andrew Morton wrote:
> Paul Clements <> wrote:
> >
> > Here's the patch to fix up several race conditions in nbd. It requires
> > reverting the already included (but admittedly incomplete)
> > nbd-race-fix.patch that's in -mm5.
> >
> > Andrew, please apply.
> Sure. Could I please have a summary of what races were fixed, and how?

I outlined the other races in the mail I just sent. In addition, the
updated patch will fix an Oops where lo->sock gets set to NULL (by
NBD_CLEAR_SOCK) before NBD_DO_IT completes. This can happen when
"nbd-client -d" is called to disconnect the nbd socket.

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