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From: Chaitanya Kulkarni <>
To: Alexey Dobriyan <>,
	"" <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] null_blk: fix spurious IO errors after failed past-wp access
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 03:20:32 +0000
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In-Reply-To: <20200212202320.GA2704@avx2>

Alexey, thanks for the patch however the description is
not simple to understand.

I just sent a patch with a description and the test result.

On 02/12/2020 12:23 PM, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> Steps to reproduce:
> 	// force EIO
> 	pwrite(fd, buf, 4096, 4096);
> 	[issue more IO including zone ioctls]
> It will start failing randomly including IO to unrelated zones because of
> ->error "reuse". Trigger can be partition detection as well if test is not
> run immediately which is even more entertaining.
> The fix is of course to clear ->error where necessary.
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan (SK hynix)<>
> ---
>   drivers/block/null_blk_main.c |    2 ++

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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-12 20:23 Alexey Dobriyan
2020-02-15  3:20 ` Chaitanya Kulkarni [this message]
2020-02-19 16:35 ` Christoph Hellwig

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