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    SubjectRe: 2.6.20-rc4: known unfixed regressions (v2)
    On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 09:58:19AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Tue, 9 Jan 2007, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > >
    > > Subject : BUG: at mm/truncate.c:60 cancel_dirty_page() (reiserfs)
    > > References :
    > > Submitter : Malte Schröder <>
    > > Status : unknown
    > Adrian, this is also available as

    The latter was in my list as:

    Subject : BUG: at mm/truncate.c:60 cancel_dirty_page() (XFS)
    References :
    Submitter : Sami Farin <>
    Handled-By : David Chinner <>
    Patch :
    Status : patch available

    > So I think this does show some confusion in reiserfs, but it's not
    > anything new. The only new thing is that the _message_ happens.
    > So I don't personally consider this a regression. Just a sign of old and
    > preexisting confusion that is now uncovered by new code (and it will print
    > out the scary message at most four times, and then stop complaining about
    > it. So apart from the scary message, nothing new and bad has really
    > happened).

    At least the printing of scary messages is a regression.

    Unless we want to be buried in bug reports after 2.6.20 got released,
    the minimum fix is to temporarily remove the WARN_ON().

    > Linus



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    of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
    "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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