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    SubjectRe: linux-next: next-20090609 hangs in early user mode
    Hi Al,

    On Wed, 10 Jun 2009 14:00:54 +0100 Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> wrote:
    >
    > On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 06:00:58PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
    >
    > > d4fdcb2068eef29c03d6027aa219fa60171c6b87 is first bad commit
    > > commit d4fdcb2068eef29c03d6027aa219fa60171c6b87
    > > Author: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
    > > Date: Thu May 21 16:00:59 2009 -0400
    > >
    > > fs: i_flags and i_state in struct inode only need to be unsigned short
    > >
    > > Currently i_flags and i_state do not need to be an unsigned int and an
    > > unsigned long, respectively. (We currently use 9 i_flags bits, and 8
    > > i_state bits.) Changing them to be an unsigned short saves 4 bytes
    > > per inode on an x86 platform, and 8 bytes on an x86_64 platform.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
    > > Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
    > > Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    >
    > *gyah*
    >
    > Yes, it's obviously bogus. Dropped from the tree; I don't think it's
    > really salvagable - even merging into one unsigned long will not be
    > enough, since we will end up with different locking for different bits.

    OK, thanks.

    --
    Cheers,
    Stephen Rothwell sfr@canb.auug.org.au
    http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sfr/
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