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SubjectRe: IO errors after "block: remove bio get nr vec s()"
On 2015-12-22 10:55, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 10:52:37AM +0500, Artem S. Tashkinov wrote:
>> On 2015-12-22 10:38, Kent Overstreet wrote:
>> >On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 05:26:12AM +0000, Junichi Nomura wrote:
>> >>On 12/22/15 12:59, Kent Overstreet wrote:
>> >>> reproduced it with 32 bit pae:
>> >>>
>> >>>> 1. Exclude memory above 4G line with boot param "max_addr=4G".
>> >>>
>> >>> doesn't work - max_addr=1G doesn't work either
>> >>>
>> >>>> 2. Disable highmem with "highmem=0".
>> >>>
>> >>> works!
>> >>>
>> >>>> 3. Try booting 64bit kernel.
>> >>>
>> >>> works
>> >>
>> >>blk_queue_bio() does split then bounce, which makes the segment
>> >>counting based on pages before bouncing and could go wrong.
>> >>
>> >>What do you think of a patch like this?
>> >
>> >Artem, can you give this patch a try?
>>
>>
>> This patch ostensibly fixes the issue - at least I cannot immediately
>> reproduce it. You can count me in as "Tested-by: Artem S. Tashkinov"
>
> Let's all contemplate the fact that blk_segment_map_sg() _overrunning
> the end of
> the provided sglist_ was this much of a clusterfuck to debug.

From the look of it this fix has nothing to do with PAE, so then why
only PAE users like me were affected by the original
(b54ffb73cadcdcff9cc1ae0e11f502407e3e2e4c) patch?


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