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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
To: Michael Reed <mdr@sgi.com>
Cc: "Chen, Kenneth W" <kenneth.w.chen@intel.com>,
	"'Zach Brown'" <zach.brown@oracle.com>,
	"'Chris Mason'" <chris.mason@oracle.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jeremy Higdon <jeremy@sgi.com>, David Chinner <dgc@sgi.com>
Subject: Re: [patch] optimize o_direct on block device - v3
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 11:29:01 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070111112901.28085adf.akpm@osdl.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45A68E55.10601@sgi.com>

On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 13:21:57 -0600
Michael Reed <mdr@sgi.com> wrote:

> Testing on my ia64 system reveals that this patch introduces a
> data integrity error for direct i/o to a block device.  Device
> errors which result in i/o failure do not propagate to the
> process issuing direct i/o to the device.
> 
> This can be reproduced by doing writes to a fibre channel block
> device and then disabling the switch port connecting the host
> adapter to the switch.
> 

Does this fix it?

<thwaps Ken>
<thwaps compiler>
<adds new entry to Documentation/SubmitChecklist>

diff -puN fs/block_dev.c~a fs/block_dev.c
--- a/fs/block_dev.c~a
+++ a/fs/block_dev.c
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ static int blk_end_aio(struct bio *bio, 
 		iocb->ki_nbytes = -EIO;
 
 	if (atomic_dec_and_test(bio_count)) {
-		if (iocb->ki_nbytes < 0)
+		if ((long)iocb->ki_nbytes < 0)
 			aio_complete(iocb, iocb->ki_nbytes, 0);
 		else
 			aio_complete(iocb, iocb->ki_left, 0);
_



  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-11 19:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-12-06 23:23 Chen, Kenneth W
2006-12-07 23:02 ` Zach Brown
2007-01-11 19:21 ` Michael Reed
2007-01-11 19:29   ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2007-01-11 20:43     ` Michael Reed
2007-01-11 21:36     ` Chen, Kenneth W
2007-01-11 21:44       ` Randy Dunlap
2007-01-11 21:51         ` Chen, Kenneth W
2007-01-19 18:14     ` Michael Reed
2007-01-19 21:30       ` Andrew Morton

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