Re: [GIT PULL] Block pull request for- 4.11-rc1

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Sun Feb 19 2017 - 20:15:55 EST

On 02/19/2017 06:09 PM, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On 02/19/2017 04:11 PM, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> - Removal of the BLOCK_PC support in struct request, and refactoring of
>> carrying SCSI payloads in the block layer. This cleans up the code
>> nicely, and enables us to kill the SCSI specific parts of struct
>> request, shrinking it down nicely. From Christoph mainly, with help
>> from Hannes.
> Hello Jens, Christoph and Mike,
> Is anyone working on a fix for the regression introduced by the BLOCK_PC removal
> changes (general protection fault) that I had reported three weeks ago? See also

I don't think that's a regression in this series, it just triggers more easily
with this series. The BLOCK_PC removal fixes aren't touching device life times
at all.

That said, we will look into this again, of course. Christoph, any idea?

Jens Axboe