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    SubjectRe: [-mm patch] lockdep: possible deadlock in sysfs
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    Am Freitag, 5. Januar 2007 13:16 schrieb Frederik Deweerdt:
    > This is due to sysfs_hash_and_remove() holding dir->d_inode->i_mutex
    > before calling sysfs_drop_dentry() which calls orphan_all_buffers()
    > which in turn takes node->i_mutex.

    This makes me wonder why it didn't deadlock during my tests.
    I am investigating.

    Regards
    Oliver
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