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Date:	Sun, 3 Jul 2011 20:16:15 +0200
From:	Andi Kleen <>
To:	Dan Williams <>
Cc:	Alan Stern <>,,
	James Bottomley <>,
	Andi Kleen <>,
	Dave Jones <>,
	SCSI development list <>,
	Kernel development list <>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
	USB list <>
Subject: Re: Linux 3.0 oopses when pulling a USB CDROM

> Not sure it's related, but it sounds like the hotplug failures being
> seen with libsas hotplug.  Have not had a chance yet to track it down
> further with isci, but mvsas developer Xiangliang Yu is reporting:

It looks somewhat different: he has a bad pointer, not a NULL pointer,
and it's in elv_completed_request() (but that may be related to 
the different request types)

> He tracked it down to a suspected regression between .39-rc4 and
> .39-rc5 but did not finalize the bisect.

I can check if it disappears with .39-rc4.

> The isci driver sees this and other signatures all seemingly related
> to early device tear down and only when pulling a drive with in-flight
> i/o.

In my case it's not really in flight IO, but umount after pull with an
idle drive.

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