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SubjectRe: [PATCH] add I/O error uevent for block devices
On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 11:02:32AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Kay Sievers <> wrote:
> >
> > > - there are numerous other places where an I/O error can be detected:
> > > grep the tree for b_end_io and bio_end_io.
> >
> > You mean the mmap and direct-io stuff?
> direct-io, certainly. Also reiserfs, xfs, ntfs, ext3, jfs and possibly md
> have their own I/O completion handlers.

Hmm, ok. Any idea how to propagate errors like this in a saner way? Some of
these places don't even log errors and spreading uevents all over the place
doesn't sounds like the best idea.

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