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Bug 166589 - mount/umount can cause the block device reads to fail
mount/umount can cause the block device reads to fail
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Staubach
Brian Brock
: 161985 169557 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 168429
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Reported: 2005-08-23 13:16 EDT by Wendy Cheng
Modified: 2018-10-19 15:01 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0132
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-07 14:37:49 EST
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upstream patch that seems to fix the issue. (1.09 KB, patch)
2005-08-23 13:23 EDT, Wendy Cheng
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:808 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-10-27 00:00:00 EDT
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0132 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 3 2006-03-09 11:31:00 EST

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Description Wendy Cheng 2005-08-23 13:16:31 EDT
Description of problem:
"dd" command fails to read the block device while mounting/unmounting the device

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
    Please run the following scripts in parallel.

   1) script1.sh

     while :
           dd if=/dev/sdb1 of=/dev/null bs=1M count=100

   2) script2.sh

     while :
           umount /mnt/work1
           mount -t ext3 /dev/sdb1 /mnt/work1
Actual results:
  dd command fails.
  The following messages are output.
      dd: reading `/dev/sdb1': Input/output error
      0+1 records in
      0+1 records out

Expected results:
  dd command does not fail.
  The following messages are output.
      100+0 records in
      100+0 records out

Additional info:
  The following change of bitkeeper seems to be related.

  http://lin ux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/patch@1.1966.39.96
Comment 3 Wendy Cheng 2005-08-23 13:23:41 EDT
Created attachment 118010 [details]
upstream patch that seems to fix the issue.
Comment 17 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 14:37:50 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

Comment 19 Peter Staubach 2006-03-09 09:38:55 EST
*** Bug 169557 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 20 Peter Staubach 2006-03-09 09:41:24 EST
*** Bug 161985 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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