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Bug#604627: linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64: megasas: Failed to alloc kernel SGL buffer for IOCTL

Moin Bjørn,

On Tue, 23 Nov 2010 15:25:44 +0100, Bjørn Mork <bjorn@mork.no> wrote:

> Please see if this is fixed by the patch I recently posted to the
> linux-scsi list: http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ide/47847
> I believe you are seeing another symptom of the same bug: The driver
> happily forwards a 0 length from userspace to dma_alloc_coherent().
> smartctl will trigger this when trying to enable the self tests.
> I've attached the patch for simplicity.  Note that I haven't yet
> received any ack on this, but it did fix the problems for the other user
> reporting similar issues.

first: sorry for the late answer!

That patch also fixes my problems. Very cool :-D

Many thanks!

now, how do we get that patch into the official Debian Kernel? ;)

ciao, Marc

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