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Date:	Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:59:15 -0500
From:	Joseph Salisbury <>
To:	Mike Snitzer <>
CC:	"Martin K. Petersen" <>,
	Kernel Team <>,,,, Milan Broz <>
Subject: Re: [v3.7 Regression]  [SCSI] sd: Implement support for WRITE SAME

On 12/19/2012 02:58 PM, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19 2012 at 11:58am -0500,
> Martin K. Petersen <> wrote:
>>>>>>> "Joseph" == Joseph Salisbury <> writes:
>> Joseph> I captured the netconsole output from boot until I reproduced
>> Joseph> the bug. The RIP points to kcryptd_crypt_write_io_submit() in
>> Joseph> ~/drivers/md/dm-crypt.c.  The output can be seen at:
>> I'm thinking that dm-crypt should probably set max_write_same_sectors to
>> 0. It doesn't really make much sense for a crypto driver to pass that
>> command through.
>> Mike, do you want to look into this?
> Milan (cc'd) is more well-versed with dm-crypt.  Though we likely need
> to audit DM relative to WRITE SAME too (will do once I understand what
> added safety/constraints are needed).
> But do we know mount to somwhow be issuing WRITE SAME requests?  Martin,
> why is it you weren't able to reproduce (I haven't attempted yet)?
Martin, were you using the scsi_debug module, or a real scsi device(s)?
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