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SubjectRe: [Question] does iput(iget(...)) work?
It is not that bad.  I iget() an inode that happens to be deleted
and then I iput() it back with out using it. This seems to be
something that is not normally done.


>>>Jan Kara said:
> This is strange. When you do iget() on some inode an i_count is incremente
> and inode can't be deleted from disk until i_count is non-zero. Only when

But the inode was deleted before I called iget()!

> inode is unlinked and last user does iput() inode is really deleted. But thi
> messages from ext2 say the inode is already deleted => something is
> wrong. Your filesystem is corrupted or your code is wrong somehow (I can't
> just now imagine how, but it might be possible)... No matter what case this
> is I would run fsck on the filesystem...
G. Allen Morris III

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