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SubjectRe: [patch] pipe: Don't oops when pipe filesystem isn't mounted
Al Viro wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 03:27:37AM -0500, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
>> Prevent oops when an app tries to create a pipe while pipefs
>> is not mounted.
[]
> That makes no sense at all. pipe_mnt is not created by userland
> mount; it's created by init_pipe_fs() and we'd bloody better
> have it done before any applications get a chance to run.
>
> Please, explain how the hell did you manage to get a perverted
> config where that is not true. In the meanwhile the patch is
> NAKed.

See for example http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=116510390600001&r=1&w=2
Thanks.

/mjt
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