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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] introduce I_SYNC
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On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 00:01 +0200, Jörn Engel wrote:
> This patch is actually independent of LogFS. It fixes a deadlock
> hidden in fs/fs-writeback.c that LogFS was unlucky enough to trigger.
> I strongly suspect NTFS triggered the same deadlock and "solved" it by
> introducing iget5_nowait(). For LogFS, iget5_nowait() would translate
> the deadlock into data corruption, so that is not an option.

Have you talked to NTFS folks about that ?

If it is a general problem, then please seperate the patch from logfs.

tglx


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