[PATCH] consistent_sync unaligned buffers debug check, resend

Matt Porter mporter at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Aug 6 06:48:28 EST 2003

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 09:40:02PM -0700, Eugene Surovegin wrote:
> I suspect original e-mail had bad timing, all important people were busy
> preparing/flying to OLS ;-)


> So, here is another try...
> These patches add new debugging option under "Kernel hacking|Kernel debugging".
> This option enables rate-limited warning print out when consistent_sync is
> called with unaligned buffer.

Looks fine to me.  I'll add it to my large queue of changesets for
Paul to review/pull to marcelo's tree.

FWIW, I talked to a bunch of SCSI folks at OLS about DMA off the stack
and they believe it's all gone in 2.6.  I double-checked and that does
seem to be the case.  Nevertheless, I think we will always be fighting
poorly written drivers so this seems to be a great debug option.

Matt Porter
mporter at kernel.crashing.org

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