Re: [GIT PULL] Please pull NFS client bugfixes

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Dec 20 2018 - 10:23:31 EST

On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 9:28 PM Trond Myklebust <trondmy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The following 3 patches fix a regression in the NFS/RPC TPC re-
> connection code which can cause the RPC transmission to hang. The issue
> was discovered by Dave Wysochanski last week.
> With this pull, we still have one more regression to fix. MIPS is
> seeing data corruption due to the fact that the iovec_iter code does
> not appear to call flush_dcache_page() after copying data into the bvec
> pages. We need guidance from Al as to how he wants this fixed.

FTR, the report for that issue is



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