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[dm-devel] [patch] [2.6.12-rc6-mm1] Handle READA requests in dm-mpath.c

READA errors failing with EWOULDBLOCK/EAGAIN do not constitute a valid
reason for failing the path; this lead to erratic errors on DM multipath
devices. This error can be safely propagated upwards without failing the

Acked-by: Kevin Corry <kevcorry us ibm com>
Acked-by: Jens Axboe <axboe suse de>
Signed-off-by: Lars Marowsky-Bree <lmb suse de>

--- linux-2.6.12-rc6-mm1.orig/drivers/md/dm-mpath.c	2005-06-08 12:51:02.741055000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6.12-rc6-mm1/drivers/md/dm-mpath.c	2005-06-08 12:57:55.757828867 +0200
@@ -985,6 +985,9 @@
 	if (!error)
 		return 0;	/* I/O complete */
+	if ((error == -EWOULDBLOCK) && bio_rw_ahead(bio))
+		return error;
 	if (!m->nr_valid_paths) {
 		if (!m->queue_if_no_path || m->suspended) {

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