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Date:	Wed, 12 Dec 2007 08:27:39 +0100
From:	Jens Axboe <>
To:	Tejun Heo <>
Cc:	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] block: use jiffies conversion functions in scsi_ioctl.c

On Wed, Dec 12 2007, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Jens Axboe wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 05 2007, Tejun Heo wrote:
> >> Use msecs_to_jiffies() and jiffies_to_msecs() in scsi_ioctl().
> >> Sometimes callers use very large values for e.g. vendor specific media
> >> clear command and calculation can overflow.
> > 
> > Thanks Tejun, applied.
> Jens, it seems premature timeout on bug 9346 could be caused by the same
> problem.  Can you push this so that it can go into 2.6.24?

Certainly, it'll go in for 2.6.24. I'll push it out today.

Jens Axboe

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