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SubjectRe: question about nfs_execute_read: why do we need to do lock_kernel?
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On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 00:57 -0400, Xin Zhao wrote:
> This question may be dumb. But I am curious why in nfs_execute_read()
> function, rpc_execute is bracketed with lock_kernel() and
> unlock_kernel()?

We're keeping the BKL for the moment simply because we are not done
auditing all the RPC code for potential races. When that is done, we
will be able to remove it.

Cheers,
Trond

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