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    SubjectRe: nasty inode leak in 2.1.125? details

    On Thu, 29 Oct 1998, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

    > Hi,
    > On Thu, 29 Oct 1998 10:18:23 +0000 (GMT), Chris Evans
    > <> said:
    > > Hi,
    > > I just found out a way to make filesystems unmountable in 2.1.125, perhaps
    > > an inode or dentry leak.
    > Have you managed to reproduce this? I've just tried exactly what you
    > describe, on 2.1.125, and it worked perfectly. Any process which is
    > cd'ed to that filesystem or has any open file there will block the
    > unmount.

    Stephen, I also did hit it. In 2.1.126. Couldn't reproduce it yet. I've
    poked in /dev/kmem and it turned out that ->s_root->d_count was 2 without
    any obvious holders. So it sounds like dentry leak. And no, I don't know
    how I got there. _Not_ the way that Chris described, that's for sure.

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