Re: [PATCH 3.17 00/25] 3.17.1-stable review

From: Chuck Ebbert
Date: Mon Oct 13 2014 - 09:23:31 EST

On Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:28:35 -0300
Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 13 Oct 2014, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 3.17.1
> > release. There are 25 patches in this series, all will be posted
> > as a response to this one. If anyone has any issues with these
> > being applied, please let me know.
> Actually, 3.17 is a filesystem killer for some unlucky users due to
> the libata blacklist being disabled by a bug.
> Patch:
> 1c40279960bcd7d52dbdf1d466b20d24b99176c8 (libata: Un-break ATA
> blacklist)

There are some more bugs too:

RCU stalls, fix has been in rcu/urgent for 7 days:

blk-mq bio merging (still no good fix available):
(The fix sitting in the block tree:
is wrong according to that message.)

Stalls when using nohz, requires series of six patches to fix that
didn't make 3.17 and weren't marked for -stable: