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SubjectRe: Q. block: check bdev_read_only() from blkdev_get()
On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 10:19:39PM +0900, J. R. Okajima wrote:
>
> By the commit 75f1dc0
> 2010-11-13 block: check bdev_read_only() from blkdev_get()
> bdev_read_only() call is added into blkdev_get().
>
> This check makes the loopback block device unable to be mounted as
> writable once it is set to readonly, even if the corresponding is
> detached and the device becomes free.
> We may need to re-initialize the readonly/writable status flag somewhere?

Yeah, it should definitely reset r/w flag on each mount. Interested
in fixing it?

Thanks.

--
tejun


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