+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #240751 +++
RHEL 4.6. clone, reproducer script in bug 240751
Kernel will panic when creating ~6TB mirror because bio_alloc_bioset() will
return NULL if 'num_vecs' is too large.
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