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Date:	Sun, 03 Jan 2010 12:11:46 +0200
From:	Boaz Harrosh <>
To:	Alan Stern <>
CC:	James Bottomley <>,
	linux-scsi <>,
	open-osd <>,
	Benny Halevy <>,
	Stable Tree <>,
	Linux Kernel <>
Subject: Re: [osd-dev] [PATCH] scsi_lib: Bug in completion of bidi commands

On 01/01/2010 04:46 AM, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Dec 2009, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
>> James hi.
>> What about this BUG. It affects anybody doing bidi commands. The possibilities
>> are an sglist leak at best, and a crash at worse.
>> I understand this code needs cleanup, but first things first. Lets first fix the
>> bug, which should also go to stable. Then the cleanup can go to next merge window.
>> BTW: Should I attempt a cleanup on current code, or should I wait for Alan's Patch
>> to go in first?
> What patch of mine are you referring to?  So far James has rejected all
> the patches I have submitted recently.  I'm going to try again in the 
> near future...

OK, that's my answer, I didn't know.

Would you want that I attempt that collapsing of scsi_end_request() into scsi_io_completion
and the cleanup that implies? (that's the patch I meant.)

> Alan Stern

Thanks && Happy new decade
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