> not being able to reproduce has nothing to do with a deadlock fixed or
> not. Also Ben's patch I think was claiming to fix the deadlock and it
> didn't even addressed the create_bounces that it is fixed in 2.4.5.
No. It does not fix the deadlock. Neither does the patch you posted.
But, if you're going to add a reserve pool for buffer heads and bounce
pages, please do it with generic, not yet another special case hack.
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