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    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.


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