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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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