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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] fix file counting
On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 02:10:22AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Dipankar Sarma <dipankar@in.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 01:45:29AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> Look closer ;)
>
> if (get_nr_files() >= files_stat.max_files && !capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN)) {
> /*
> * percpu_counters are inaccurate. Do an expensive check before
> * we go and fail.
> */
> if (percpu_counter_sum(&nr_files) >= files_stat.max_files)
> goto over;
> }

Ah, that check is not relevant for priviledged users anyway. That
means I should just continue doing where my mind is at the moment - running
the weekend errands :) And not look at code.

Thanks
Dipankar
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