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[dm-devel] [PATCH 2/3] Do not access the bio after generic_make_request



Do not access the bio after generic_make_request

We should never access a bio after generic_make_request - there's
no guarantee it still exists.

Signed-off-by: olaf kirch oracle com
---
 drivers/md/dm-crypt.c |    5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Index: linux-2.6.20/drivers/md/dm-crypt.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.20.orig/drivers/md/dm-crypt.c
+++ linux-2.6.20/drivers/md/dm-crypt.c
@@ -655,9 +655,12 @@ static void process_write(struct crypt_i
 
 		generic_make_request(clone);
 
+		/* Do not reference clone after this - it
+		 * may be gone already. */
+
 		/* out of memory -> run queues */
 		if (remaining)
-			congestion_wait(bio_data_dir(clone), HZ/100);
+			congestion_wait(WRITE, HZ/100);
 	}
 }
 

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