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Date:	Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:10:39 -0700
From:	"Christoph Hellwig (" <>
To:	KY Srinivasan <>
Cc:	Jens Axboe <>,
	James Bottomley <>,
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	"Christoph Hellwig (" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] [SCSI] Fix a bug in deriving the FLUSH_TIMEOUT from
 the basic I/O timeout

On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 11:53:33PM +0000, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> I still see this problem. There was talk of fixing it elsewhere.

Well, what we have right not is entirely broken, given that the
block layer doesn't initialize ->timeout on TYPE_FS requeuests.

We either need to revert that initial commit or apply something like
the attached patch as a quick fix.

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