[lkml]   [2002]   [Jul]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: htree directory indexing 2.4.18-2 BUG with highmem and also high i/o
On Wednesday 10 July 2002 23:01, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Jul 09, 2002 23:33 +0200, Marc-Christian Petersen wrote:
> > Hi Daniel,
> >
> > I've found a bug with htree directory indexing patch and
> > highmem enabled (64GB). This is with 2.4.18 and htree patch
> > 2.4.18-2. Oops appears if accessing an ext2 partition with ls
> > or doing "who/w" in the directory of the ext2 partition.
> The ext2 htree patch probably needs to add a "kmap()" and "kunmap()"
> in the function that reads a page and scans the directory for the
> name it is looking for. I can't be any more specific than this
> right now since I only have the ext3 version of this patch, and it
> does not have page-cache based directories (it is still using the
> buffer cache).

Hi Andreas,

Yes, kmap is utterly not-there for the Ext2 version of the patch.
This is one of those uninteresting but altogether essential chores
that just needs doing. Sigh.

See you tomorrow.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:27    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean