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SubjectRe: NFS locking bug -- limited mtime resolution means nfs_lock() does not provide coherency guarantee
   Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 01:06:24 +0200 (MEST)
From: R.E.Wolff@BitWizard.nl (Rogier Wolff)

My suggestion is indeed effectivly (almost) doubling the inode size.

However, it provides an upgrade path, where you can double-boot with a
kernel that DOESN"T know about the inodes.

The 2.2 kernels already compute EXT2_INODE_SIZE based on a value in the
superblock. So an old kernel will be able to deal correctly if we
double the size of the inodes.

Credit me with at least *some* foresight. :-)

- Ted
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