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SubjectRe: dcache problems with vfat
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> > The dentry for the root of a mounted filesystem is returned by
> > d_alloc_root() and is unhashed.
>
> Umm... Little addition: this function is used to allocate dentries for
> sockets and pipes. IMHO they should have separate superblocks (maybe
> one for each address family).

Maybe even some generic d_alloc_root that stores a text string
describing the type, like "socket" and "pipe", as to make it possible
to create other roots (and be able to output something in /proc/*/fd/)?
/Magnus
map@stacken.kth.se

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