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    SubjectRe: 2.6.21-rc2-mm2
    On Tue, 6 Mar 2007 00:44:08 -0800, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

    >
    > Temporarily at
    >
    > http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/2.6.21-rc2-mm2/
    >

    Does this include a fix for the NFS problem ?

    BTW, I have in my kernel a patch like this below, isn't it needed ?
    Original thread:

    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=117189051227292&w=2

    --- a/block/ll_rw_blk.c
    +++ b/block/ll_rw_blk.c
    @@ -2919,14 +2919,14 @@ static int __make_request(request_queue_
    */
    blk_queue_bounce(q, &bio);

    + spin_lock_irq(q->queue_lock);
    /*
    * Check if we can merge with the plugged list before grabbing
    * any locks.
    */
    if (!check_plug_merge(q, ioc, bio))
    - goto out;
    + goto out_unlock;

    - spin_lock_irq(q->queue_lock);
    el_ret = elv_merge(q, &req, bio);
    if (el_ret == ELEVATOR_BACK_MERGE) {
    if (bio_attempt_back_merge(q, req, bio)) {
    @@ -2984,7 +2984,6 @@ out_unlock:
    list_add_tail(&req->queuelist, &ioc->plugged_list);
    }

    -out:
    return 0;

    end_io_eopnotsupp:
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