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SubjectRe: [EXT4 set 5][PATCH 1/1] expand inode i_extra_isize to support features in larger inode
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On Sun, 2007-07-15 at 12:59 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jul 2007 21:21:03 +0200 Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> > Shows the current stacktrace where we violate the previously established
> > locking order.
>
> yup, but the lock_page() which we did inside truncate_mutex was a
> lock_page() against a different address_space: the blockdev mapping.
>
> So this is OK - we'll never take truncate_mutex against the blockdev
> mapping (it doesn't have one, for a start ;))
>
> This is similar to the quite common case where we take inode A's
> i_mutex inside inode B's i_mutex, which needs special lockdep annotations.
>
> I think. I haven't looked into this in detail.

Right, I can make lock_page classes per address space. Lets see if this
one goes away.

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