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Date:   Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:15:41 -0700
From:   Jens Axboe <>
To:     Bart Van Assche <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     "" <>,
        "" <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Mike Snitzer <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] Block pull request for- 4.11-rc1

On 02/19/2017 06:09 PM, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On 02/19/2017 04:11 PM, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> - Removal of the BLOCK_PC support in struct request, and refactoring of
>>   carrying SCSI payloads in the block layer. This cleans up the code
>>   nicely, and enables us to kill the SCSI specific parts of struct
>>   request, shrinking it down nicely. From Christoph mainly, with help
>>   from Hannes.
> Hello Jens, Christoph and Mike,
> Is anyone working on a fix for the regression introduced by the BLOCK_PC removal
> changes (general protection fault) that I had reported three weeks ago? See also

I don't think that's a regression in this series, it just triggers more easily
with this series. The BLOCK_PC removal fixes aren't touching device life times
at all.

That said, we will look into this again, of course. Christoph, any idea?

Jens Axboe

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