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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] ide-tape: fix flags
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[ added Jiri to cc: ]

On Saturday 06 June 2009 19:58:36 Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 08:34:06PM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > On Tuesday 02 June 2009 09:05:06 Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > > Hi Bart,
> > >
> > > those fix a stupid flags misuse that got spotted by Jiri Slaby. Please
> > > pay special attention to the first patch. FWIW, those can go as hot
> > > fixes right away and we might catch 30-rc8 since it's not out yet.
> >
> > The problem is that patches seem to be against ide-2.6.git/for-next...
>
> Sh*t, this is hitting the broken buffer allocation that Tejun removed
> (I'm getting the same OOM-kill as the one Tejun's mentioning here
> http://marc.info/?l=linux-ide&m=124191711928890) so even with those
> patches, ide-tape is still broken.
>
> I'm guessing backport all of Tejun's ide-tape cleanup stuff after Linus
> pulls them into 31-rc1?

Seems so, though it may be too much work for too little gain
(we still have other open ide-tape issues like DMA related one).

In the meantime I applied your patches to for-next..


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