On Sat, Apr 01 2000, Erik Inge Bolsų wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Apr 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> >If this patch will fix paride probably we won't need to add a
> >allow_merge_request bitflag to the blkdev_struct to be safe.
> >Could you try out if the below patch fixes paride?
> Sorry to say, it does not. It Oops()ed and killed interrupt handlers now
> on reading a file, instead of instantly rebooting, though. A good sign ;-)
> And no, I don't have a dump of that Oops, due to it killing interrupt
> handlers and such. No second machine handy to serial-dump it to.
(sorry for joining late, I've been "away" this weekend)
Could you just save the call trace then and look up the values? I
haven't looked at Andrea's patch yet, but I would have to agree
that "hiding" the clustering for dumb block drivers is the better
solution compared to adding a no_clustering member to request_queue_t
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