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Date:	Fri,  8 Aug 2014 13:37:31 -0700
From:	Kamal Mostafa <>
Cc:	Ulrich Obergfell <>,
	Paolo Bonzini <>,
	Christoph Hellwig <>,
	Kamal Mostafa <>
Subject: [PATCH 3.13 028/259] scsi_error: fix invalid setting of host byte -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Ulrich Obergfell <>

commit 8922a908908ff947f1f211e07e2e97f1169ad3cb upstream.

After scsi_try_to_abort_cmd returns, the eh_abort_handler may have
already found that the command has completed in the device, causing
the host_byte to be nonzero (e.g. it could be DID_ABORT).  When
this happens, ORing DID_TIME_OUT into the host byte will corrupt
the result field and initiate an unwanted command retry.

Fix this by using set_host_byte instead, following the model of
commit 2082ebc45af9c9c648383b8cde0dc1948eadbf31.

Signed-off-by: Ulrich Obergfell <>
[Fix all instances according to review comments. - Paolo]
Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <>
Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
Reviewed-by: Ewan D. Milne <>
Reviewed-by: Hannes Reinecke <>
[ kamal: backport to 3.13-stable (only one instance of this) ]
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <>
 drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c b/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c
index e8bee9f..09f930d 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c
@@ -161,7 +161,7 @@ enum blk_eh_timer_return scsi_times_out(struct request *req)
 	else if (host->hostt->eh_timed_out)
 		rtn = host->hostt->eh_timed_out(scmd);
-	scmd->result |= DID_TIME_OUT << 16;
+	set_host_byte(scmd, DID_TIME_OUT);
 	if (unlikely(rtn == BLK_EH_NOT_HANDLED &&
 		     !scsi_eh_scmd_add(scmd, SCSI_EH_CANCEL_CMD)))

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