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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] ide-{cd,floppy}: do not map all cmds to an sg
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On Thursday 05 March 2009, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> Hi,
>
> > Unrelated to the original issue that the patch tries to fix
> > (sg mapping no data commands which OOPS-es w/ DEBUG_VIRTUAL=y):
> > - moving ide_init_sg_cmd()+ide_map_sg() to ide_issue_pc()
> > - converting the code to use blk_rq_bytes()
>
> aah, ok, now I could get exactly what you meant :). However, (!) ide-floppy is
> potentially broken in the same way for data-less cmds since we unconditionally

Indeed, you are right but it seems that this is not a new problem.

Wait... it makes things "worse" as there should have been 3 patches:
(IOW _three_ patchpoints! ;):

- ide-cd fix for problematic patch
- ide-floppy fix for mainline
- ide-atapi cleanup for pata tree

Thanks,
Bart


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