Bug 169083 - consider backporting st reference counting changes
consider backporting st reference counting changes
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Doug Ledford
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-09-22 16:46 EDT by nate.dailey
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-17 20:33:41 EDT
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patch for st.c against RHEL4 U2 (7.17 KB, patch)
2005-09-22 16:47 EDT, nate.dailey
no flags Details | Diff
patch for st.h against RHEL4 U2 (418 bytes, patch)
2005-09-22 16:48 EDT, nate.dailey
no flags Details | Diff

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Description nate.dailey 2005-09-22 16:46:04 EDT
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Description of problem:
Changes were recently accepted in kernel.org's 2.6.14 kernel to add reference counting to the SCSI tape driver. Without these changes, surprise removal of the HBA connected to a tape drive is problematic. It would be great if Red Hat could backport this functionality.

Discussion of these changes is here:

I'll try to attach patches against your U2 sources.

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Comment 1 nate.dailey 2005-09-22 16:47:33 EDT
Created attachment 119164 [details]
patch for st.c against RHEL4 U2
Comment 2 nate.dailey 2005-09-22 16:48:00 EDT
Created attachment 119165 [details]
patch for st.h against RHEL4 U2
Comment 3 Doug Ledford 2007-05-17 20:33:41 EDT
A slightly different but functionally equivalent version of these changes has
already been incorporated in the RHEL4 kernel.  Closing this bug out.

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