Backport upstream patch "fix error path - actually return ERR_PTR() on error"
This patch fixes a problem in enclosure, during an error condition
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Hi Martin, would Fujitsu commit to test this bug for us during 6.2 testing cycle? We don't have the hardware. Thanks!
Patch(es) available on kernel-2.6.32-171.el6
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Previously, some enclosure devices with a broken firmware reported incorrect values. As a consequence, kernel sometimes terminated unexpectedly. A patch has been provided to address this issue, and the kernel crashes no longer occur even if an enclosure device reports incorrect or duplicate data.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.