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SubjectRe: lock/unlock_super and inode bitmaps.
On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> So, the question is - is it right to lock/unlock_super(sb) in
> XXX_new_inode()/XXX_free_inode() or do I need to invent my own lock for
> this purpose (or do I need no locks at all for some magical reason that
> currently escapes me)? (and where is lock_super for the unlock_super in
> minix_new_inode?)

Interestingly, ext2_new_inode() does have the explicit lock_super(sb). So,
could this be just a bug in minix_new_inode()?

Regards,
Tigran.


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