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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] fsfreeze: freeze_super and thaw_bdev don't play well together
    On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 11:22:19AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > This breaks the "feature" that we can freeze a block device that doesn't
    > have a filesystem mounted yet. For filesystems using get_sb_bdev that
    > prevents a new filesystem to be mounted on them.
    > I'm not sure it's a particularly useful feature, but it's been there
    > since day 1 of the freeze support. The easiest way to not break it
    > would be to keep the per-sb freeze count only for that case and only
    > check it during mount.

    You mean the per-bdev freeze count, right? So freeze/thaw_bdev would
    have to remain?


    Dave Chinner

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