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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.

cheers.

--
Nathan
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