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12. Appendix E. - Gadi's raid stop patch for the linux kernel

--- linux/drivers/block/md.c.old        Fri Nov 21 13:37:11 1997
+++ linux/drivers/block/md.c    Sat Dec  6 13:34:28 1997
@@ -622,8 +622,13 @@
       return do_md_run (minor, (int) arg);
 
     case STOP_MD:
-      return do_md_stop (minor, inode);
-      
+      err = do_md_stop(minor, inode);
+      if (err) {
+        printk("md: enabling auto mdstop for %s\n",
         devname(inode->i_rdev));
+        md_dev[minor].auto_mdstop = 1;
+      }
+      return err;
+
     case BLKGETSIZE:   /* Return device size */
     if  (!arg)  return -EINVAL;
     err=verify_area (VERIFY_WRITE, (long *) arg, sizeof(long));
@@ -692,6 +697,10 @@
 
   sync_dev (inode->i_rdev);
   md_dev[minor].busy--;
+  if (!md_dev[minor].busy && md_dev[minor].auto_mdstop) {
+       do_md_stop(minor, inode);
+       md_dev[minor].auto_mdstop = 0;
+  }
 }
 
 static int md_read (struct inode *inode, struct file *file,
--- linux/include/linux/md.h~   Fri Nov 21 13:29:14 1997
+++ linux/include/linux/md.h    Fri Nov 21 13:29:14 1997
@@ -260,6 +260,7 @@
   int                  repartition;
   int                  busy;
   int                  nb_dev;
+  int                  auto_mdstop;
   void                 *private;
 };

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