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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.19] ehca: bug fix: use wqe offset instead wqe address to determine pending work requests
 > We found this bug actually through a code review by random. Since
> (un)fortunately the queue pages were layouted in order, we've not
> seen it earlier. It's certainly a bug and can cause kernel panic
> if above observation is not met, probably in stress situation
> of system. That means the "former" code accesses next page that
> it has not allocated.

OK. After thinking about this, I'm going to queue it for 2.6.20 --
we're _way_ too close to the 2.6.19 final release to put in patches
that aren't either small and obvious, or fix a problem someone hit in
real life.

- R.
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