Re: [GIT PATCH] SCSI bug fix for 2.6.23-rc8

From: James Bottomley
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 21:57:22 EST

On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 12:55 -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> This is, unfortunately, not a recent regression but it's only been
> recently diagnosed. Apparently the SCSI Parallel transport class domain
> validation cable width detection wasn't working, leading to cases where
> controllers with damaged cables would end up hanging the system (the
> reported one was an aic79xx controller, but the potential is there for
> all SPI based systems). This bug would *only* affect systems whose
> cable integrity or connectors were compromised, so it isn't life
> threatening to every SCSI Parallel installation, but the consequence of
> running into it is a system hang.
> The fix is available here:
> The short changelog is:
> James Bottomley (1):
> scsi_transport_spi: fix domain validation failure from incorrect
> width setting
> And the diffstat:
> scsi_transport_spi.c | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++------
> 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

We've had another late arriving bug fix:

commit ff4abd6cfacf0bb23a077f615d3a5cd17359db1b
Author: David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri Aug 24 22:25:58 2007 -0700

[SCSI] esp: fix instance numbering.

Because the ->unique_id is set too late, the ESP scsi host
instance numbers in the kernel log during probing are

Bug reported by Meelis Roos.

Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Which I've added. The diffstat is now:

esp_scsi.c | 3 ++-
scsi_transport_spi.c | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++------
2 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)


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