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SubjectRe: [PATCH] invalidate buffers on blkdev_put
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On Thursday 27 September 2001 10:03, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> > > It's solvable, but not obvious. It _does_ solve coherency problems
> > > between device page cache and buffer cache (thus killing
> > > update_buffers() and its ilk), but the last issue (new access path to
> > > page-private buffer_heads) may be rather nasty.
> >
> > It's certainly solvable, but it is also certainly very fraught with tons
> > of small details. I'll be very happy if people end up looking through the
> > patches _very_ critically (and don't even bother testing them if you
> > don't have a machine where you can lose a filesystem or two).
>
> Time to rename 2.4.10 to 2.5.0? ;-)

<Waving hand> It broke my feature patch. Good enough for me. ; >

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