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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/18] fs: add a per-superblock lock for the inode list
    On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 04:21:26PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
    > From: Dave Chinner <>
    > To allow removal of the inode_lock, we first need to protect the
    > superblock inode list with its own lock instead of using the
    > inode_lock. Add a lock to the superblock to protect this list and
    > nest the new lock inside the inode_lock around the list operations
    > it needs to protect.
    > Based on a patch originally from Nick Piggin.

    Looks good,

    Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

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