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Date:	Tue, 23 Jun 2009 23:49:48 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	bzolnier@...il.com
Cc:	linux-ide@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	petkovbb@...il.com, htejun@...il.com
Subject: Re: [patch 3/6] ide: always kill the whole request on error

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@...il.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 02:49:32 +0200

> On Wednesday 24 June 2009 01:19:04 David Miller wrote:
>> From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@...il.com>
>> Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 23:27:27 +0200
>> 
>> > From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@...il.com>
>> > Subject: [PATCH] ide: always kill the whole request on error
>> > 
>> > * Use blk_rq_bytes() instead of obsolete ide_rq_bytes() in ide_kill_rq()
>> >   and ide_floppy_do_request() for failed requests.
>> >   [ bugfix part ]
>> > 
>> > * Use blk_rq_bytes() instead of obsolete ide_rq_bytes() in ide_do_devset()
>> >   and ide_complete_drive_reset().  Then remove ide_rq_bytes().
>> >   [ cleanup part ]
>> > 
>> > Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@...il.com>
>> > ---
>> > 'cleanup part' tested, limited testing with 'bugfix part'
>> > (using simulated failures of disk fs requests)
>> 
>> Considering this alongsize patch #2, it even more begs the
>> question as to why special requests on floppy and tape were
>> handled differently.  And that 'error <= 0' test, strange.
> 
> TBH I fail to see how it relates to changes present in _this_ patch
> as no change in _this_ patch affects special tape/floppy requests..

The previous patch is a prerequesite for this one.  So we should
discuss them as a whole.  Because if we can't remove the "ide/floppy
RQ error 0 instead of -EIO" bit, then we don't make these further
consolidations either.
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