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Date:	Tue, 5 Dec 2006 21:00:20 -0800 (PST)
From:	Luben Tuikov <>
To:	Michael Reed <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,
	linux-scsi <>,
	linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: Infinite retries reading the partition table

--- Michael Reed <> wrote:
> Luben Tuikov wrote:
> ...snip...
> > This statement in scsi_io_completion() causes the infinite retry loop:
> >    if (scsi_end_request(cmd, 1, good_bytes, !!result) == NULL)
> >          return;
> The code in 2.6.19 is "result==0", not "!!result", which is logically
> the same as "result!=0".  Did you mean to change the logic here?
> Am I missing something?

Hmm, I think my trees have !!result from an earlier patch I posted.

In this case it would appear that the second chunk of the patch
wouldn't be necessary, since result==0 would be false, and it
wouldn't retry.


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