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From: Nick Piggin <>
To: Vladislav Bolkhovitin <>
Subject: Re: WARNING: at fs/buffer.c:1186 mark_buffer_dirty+0x51/0x66()
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 23:42:04 +1100	[thread overview]
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On Saturday 25 October 2008 03:10, Vladislav Bolkhovitin wrote:
> Hi,
> During recent debugging session of my SCSI target SCST
> ( I noticed many
> WARNING: at fs/buffer.c:1186 mark_buffer_dirty+0x51/0x66()
> messages in kernel log on the initiator. I attached the full log of
> several of them.
> My target was buggy and I was working on fixing it, but I suppose Linux
> should handle such failures more gracefully. In all the cases the target
> had one type of failure: it "ate" a SCSI command and never returned
> result of it.

Right. This is one of the warnings I see in my fault-injection testing.
It is fixed by my patch to clean up and improve the page and buffer
error handling in the vm/fs.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-28 12:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-24 16:10 Vladislav Bolkhovitin
2008-10-28 12:42 ` Nick Piggin [this message]
2008-10-28 19:38   ` Vladislav Bolkhovitin
2008-10-29  0:25     ` Nick Piggin
2008-10-31 18:11       ` Vladislav Bolkhovitin
2008-11-01 13:08         ` FS corruption after I/O errors Vladislav Bolkhovitin
2008-11-06 10:48         ` WARNING: at fs/buffer.c:1186 mark_buffer_dirty+0x51/0x66() Nick Piggin

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