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From: Jens Axboe <>
To: Sean Estabrooks <>
Cc:, Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]  Block layer bug handling partial bvec
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2003 14:47:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <099001c35434$f9ac3130$7f0a0a0a@lappy7>

On Sun, Jul 27 2003, Sean Estabrooks wrote:
> Previously I submitted a patch for "blk: request botched" on floppy
> write.  While the patch did make the floppy work, Jens mentioned 
> that an underlying error still existed.   This spurred me on to look a 
> little deeper and finally i found the root cause.   
> There is a bug in "ll_rw_blk.c" handling partial bvec submissions.
> For whatever reason the floppy driver was triggering it more than
> other users.  Note that with the attached patch, my previous 
> floppy_ patch is no longer needed.

Good catch! Applied.

Jens Axboe

      reply	other threads:[~2003-07-27 12:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-27 11:48 [PATCH] Block layer bug handling partial bvec Sean Estabrooks
2003-07-27 12:47 ` Jens Axboe [this message]

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