Re: [PATCH] missing close in mdassemble

2006-09-15 Thread Luca Berra
On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 04:57:43PM +0200, Luca Berra wrote: attached, please apply without this mdassemble cannot activate stacked arrays, i wonder how i managed to miss it :( Another patch which obsoletes the previous one this will make mdassemble, if run a second time, try to make arrays

Re: RAID5 producing fake partition table on single drive

2006-09-15 Thread Lem
On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 18:42 -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote: Lem wrote: On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 13:55 -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote: May I belatedly say that this is sort-of a kernel issue, since /proc/partitions reflects invalid data? Perhaps a boot option like nopart=sda,sdb or similar

Re: RAID5 producing fake partition table on single drive

2006-09-15 Thread Luca Berra
On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 05:51:12PM +1000, Lem wrote: On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 18:42 -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote: Lem wrote: On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 13:55 -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote: May I belatedly say that this is sort-of a kernel issue, since /proc/partitions reflects invalid data? Perhaps a boot

Re: RAID5 Problem - $1000 reward for help

2006-09-15 Thread Ask Bjørn Hansen
On Sep 15, 2006, at 2:08, Reza Naima wrote: Linux version 2.6.12-1.1381_FC3 Not much help, but newer kernels are more aggressive about not failing a second disk in a raid-5. (I noticed because the change came in just around when my old raid-5 did the same as yours; but before I

Re: [PATCH 09/19] dmaengine: reduce backend address permutations

2006-09-15 Thread Olof Johansson
Hi, On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 16:18:23 -0700 Dan Williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Dan Williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] Change the backend dma driver API to accept a 'union dmaengine_addr'. The intent is to be able to support a wide range of frontend address type permutations without needing an

Re: [PATCH 16/19] dmaengine: Driver for the Intel IOP 32x, 33x, and 13xx RAID engines

2006-09-15 Thread Olof Johansson
Hi, On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 16:19:00 -0700 Dan Williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Dan Williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] This is a driver for the iop DMA/AAU/ADMA units which are capable of pq_xor, pq_update, pq_zero_sum, xor, dual_xor, xor_zero_sum, fill, copy+crc, and copy operations. You

Re: [PATCH 08/19] dmaengine: enable multiple clients and operations

2006-09-15 Thread Olof Johansson
On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 19:44:16 -0400 Jeff Garzik [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dan Williams wrote: @@ -759,8 +755,10 @@ #endif device-common.device_memcpy_buf_to_buf = ioat_dma_memcpy_buf_to_buf; device-common.device_memcpy_buf_to_pg = ioat_dma_memcpy_buf_to_pg;

Re: libata hotplug and md raid?

2006-09-15 Thread Leon Woestenberg
Hello all, On 9/15/06, Greg KH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 02:24:45PM +0200, Leon Woestenberg wrote: On 9/13/06, Tejun Heo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ric Wheeler wrote: Leon Woestenberg wrote: In short, I use ext3 over /dev/md0 over 4 SATA drives /dev/sd[a-d] each

[PATCH] dmaengine: clean up and abstract function types (was Re: [PATCH 08/19] dmaengine: enable multiple clients and operations)

2006-09-15 Thread Olof Johansson
On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 11:38:17 -0500 Olof Johansson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 19:44:16 -0400 Jeff Garzik [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Are we really going to add a set of hooks for each DMA engine whizbang feature? That will get ugly when DMA engines support memcpy, xor,

[PATCH] [v2] dmaengine: clean up and abstract function types (was Re: [PATCH 08/19] dmaengine: enable multiple clients and operations)

2006-09-15 Thread Olof Johansson
[Bad day, forgot a quilt refresh.] Clean up dmaengine a bit. Make the client registration specify which channel functions (type) the client will use. Also, make devices register which functions they will provide. Also exorcise most of the memcpy-specific references from the generic dma engine

Re: 2.6.18-rc5-mm1 - bd_claim_by_disk oops

2006-09-15 Thread John Stoffel
John I got the following on 2.6.18-rc5-mm1 when trying to lvextend a John test logical volume that I had just created. This came about John because I have been trying to expand some LVs on my system, John which are based on a VG ontop of an MD mirror pair. It's an SMP John box too if that