[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "storvsc: Initialize the sglist" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Mon Mar 4 20:49:04 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    storvsc: Initialize the sglist

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see



>From 72d25dea52c4aad48302d44d3c9dfc9dd76e5983 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys at microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 05:15:28 -0800
Subject: [PATCH] storvsc: Initialize the sglist

commit 9d2696e658ef4f209955ddaa987d43f1a1bd81a1 upstream.

Properly initialize scatterlist before using it.

Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys at microsoft.com>
Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <JBottomley at Parallels.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c b/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c
index 0144078..9f4e560 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/storvsc_drv.c
@@ -467,6 +467,7 @@ static struct scatterlist *create_bounce_buffer(struct scatterlist *sgl,
 	if (!bounce_sgl)
 		return NULL;

+	sg_init_table(bounce_sgl, num_pages);
 	for (i = 0; i < num_pages; i++) {
 		page_buf = alloc_page(GFP_ATOMIC);
 		if (!page_buf)

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