[lkml]   [2006]   [Jun]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: IS_ERR Threshold Value
On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 05:13:33PM -0600, Erik Frederiksen wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 16:41, Nathan Scott wrote:
> > Hmm, I'm not sure I understand the XFS side of your report here - on
> ...
> XFS has acted correctly. The only reason I bring it up is this is how
> the bug was brought to my attention.

Ah, OK. When you said this...

| it caused an alignment exception in the XFS open call when quota has
| been exceeded in the linux-mips 2.6.14 kernel. I think that the XFS
| code has changed enough that this bug isn't in newer versions, though I
| haven't done a thorough investigation.

... I couldn't think of anything we'd changed in XFS that would have
addressed this since that kernel version.

> If there won't be any strange side effects (I don't have the experience
> to accurately comment on this), I think turning the threshold value up
> to something we can get away with in IS_ERR_VALUE() would be
> appropriate.

Seems right to me too, FWIW.


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: 2006-06-29 01:26    [W:0.040 / U:0.224 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site