Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 168390
Large O_DIRECT write will hang system (MPT fusion)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:08 EST
"There is a overflow of scatterlist on 1 page DMA."
Patch from email@example.com
Created attachment 118862 [details]
Re-Acking since they got me the info I needed and the patch looks sane enough.
Created attachment 121265 [details]
New patch to solve problem
The original patch caused compiler warnings on build. The attached patch
compiles cleanly. Can the reporter please test this patch to verify that the
problem is solved with it.
Please follow up on this immediately, or the fix will miss U7. Thanks.
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-37.12.EL).
*** Bug 175154 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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