Re: [GIT PULL] Block pull request for- 4.11-rc1
From: James Bottomley
Date: Sun Feb 19 2017 - 21:13:12 EST
On Sun, 2017-02-19 at 18:15 -0700, Jens Axboe wrote:
> 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
> > https://www.spinics.net/lists/raid/msg55494.html
> 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
We could do with tracing the bdi removal failure issue fingered both by
the block xfstests and Omar. It's something to do with this set of
> - Fixes for duplicate bdi registrations and bdi/queue life time
> problems from Jan and Dan.
But no-one has actually root caused it yet.