dan.j.williams at intel
May 30, 2012, 11:29 AM
Post #3 of 6
On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Borislav Petkov <bp [at] alien8> wrote:
Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] fix / cleanup async scsi scanning
[In reply to]
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 11:21:25AM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
>> Commit a7a20d10 "[SCSI] sd: limit the scope of the async probe domain"
>> introduces a boot regression by moving sd probe work off of the global
>> async queue. Using a local async domain hides the probe work from being
>> synchronized by wait_for_device_probe()->async_synchronize_full().
>> Fix this by teaching async_synchronize_full() to flush all async work
>> regardless of domain, and take the opportunity to convert scsi scanning
>> to async_schedule(). This enables wait_for_device_probe() to flush scsi
>> scanning work.
> Looks like those fix a similar boot issue I reported earlier:
> Should I give them a run or are they still in review?
They're ready for a run, but are likely 3.6 material. For 3.5 I think
James is going with the smaller fix posted here:
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