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FS#22751 - [kernel26] nbd device broken

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Peter Simons (peti) - Friday, 04 February 2011, 10:29 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 02 March 2011, 07:20 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Thomas Bächler (brain0)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Recent kernels have a bug that causes the nbd device to hang indefinitely. A patch that fixes the probelem is available here:

It might be worthwhile to include that patch.

* kernel26 2.6.37-5
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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Wednesday, 02 March 2011, 07:20 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Thomas Bächler (brain0) - Friday, 04 February 2011, 15:14 GMT
Can we find that patch in some upstream subsystem tree, too? Would be nice to see if it has been picked up by the nbd maintainer.
Comment by Peter Simons (peti) - Friday, 04 February 2011, 15:57 GMT
I don't know the exact status of that patch, unfortunately. I was told that URL on the nbd mailing list:
Comment by Charles Vejnar (Charles) - Tuesday, 01 March 2011, 18:21 GMT
The mentioned patch has been integrated to

This bug should be closed.
Comment by Peter Simons (peti) - Tuesday, 01 March 2011, 20:41 GMT
Yes, indeed. The problem has been fixed in the recent kernel update. Thanks a lot!