raid5: Retry R5_ReadNoMerge flag when hit a read error.

Because of block layer merge, one bio fails will cause other bios
which belongs to the same request fails, so raid5_end_read_request
will record all these bios as badblocks.
If retry request with R5_ReadNoMerge flag to avoid bios merge,
badblocks can only record sector which is bad exactly.

hdparm --yes-i-know-what-i-am-doing --make-bad-sector 300000 /dev/sdb
mdadm -C /dev/md0 -l5 -n3 /dev/sd[bcd] --assume-clean
mdadm /dev/md0 -f /dev/sdd
mdadm /dev/md0 -r /dev/sdd
mdadm --zero-superblock /dev/sdd
mdadm /dev/md0 -a /dev/sdd

1. Without this patch:
cat /sys/block/md0/md/rd*/bad_blocks
299776 256
299776 256

2. With this patch:
cat /sys/block/md0/md/rd*/bad_blocks
300000 8
300000 8

Signed-off-by: Bian Yu <>
Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <>
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