Re: XFS/md/blkdev warning (was Re: Linux 2.6.26-rc2)

From: Alistair John Strachan
Date: Sat May 17 2008 - 19:12:24 EST

On Saturday 17 May 2008 22:17:37 Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Jens, there's been a *lot* of breakage in the block layer. The DMA bounce
> buffer crap, and this looks like the atomic bit setting was broken too.
> Alistair, does the problem go away if you revert both the patch from Neil
> and the original patch that caused the need for that patch to begin with
> (ie commit 75ad23bc0fcb4f992a5d06982bf0857ab1738e9e "block: make queue
> flags non-atomic").

I did a git revert on this and manually fixed up the conflicts; I also
reverted Neil's patch.

Unfortunately (though the WARNING is still gone) it doesn't fix the hang.

> Jens, Nick, I think that whole series just needs to be undone.
> Linus


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