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Date:	Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:55:27 +0800
From:	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
To:	Amit Shah <amit.shah@...hat.com>
Cc:	stable@...r.kernel.org, Amos Kong <akong@...hat.com>,
	Virtualization List <virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>
Subject: Re: [3.16 stable PATCH 1/1] virtio-rng: fix multi-device startup

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 06:11:47PM +0530, Amit Shah wrote:
> This is a 3.16-only patch.  The linux.git fix is
> 5c06273401f2eb7b290cadbae18ee00f8f65e893, which fixes this issue in a
> different way.

Why "different"?  Why can't I take that original patch instead?  What is
different in this patch, and why?

thanks,

greg k-h
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