backport "Revert 'block: remove artifical max_hw_sectors cap'"

From: Mikulas Patocka
Date: Tue Sep 29 2015 - 12:09:48 EST


I saw your patch 30e2bc08b2bb7c069246feee78f7ed4006e130fe (Revert "block:
remove artifical max_hw_sectors cap"). I think you should backport it to
stable kernels as there are still unresolved errors caused by the original
patch 34b48db66e08ca1c1bc07cf305d672ac940268dc that increases maximum
request size:

- they are probably caused by hardware bugs.

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