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SubjectRe: generic_file_write change in 2.4.0-ac8


On Friday, January 12, 2001 04:30:44 PM -0500 Alexander Viro
<viro@math.psu.edu> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Chris Mason wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> This code for generic_file_write calls vmtruncate without i_sem held. Is
>> that intentional? It should cause problems for reiserfs at least...
>
> Erm... generic_file_write() grabs i_sem upon entry and drops it on exit.
> This call of vmtruncate() is deep inside the protected area.
>

Yup, I'm trying to track down a different problem, and saw what I wanted to
instead of what was really there. Sigh.

-chris

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