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SubjectRe: 2.4.15aa1
On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 02:15:50PM -0500, Phil Sorber wrote:
> On Sat, 2001-11-24 at 02:50, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> > Only in 2.4.15aa1: 00_iput-unmount-corruption-fix-1
> >
> > Fix iput umount corruption.
> Is this the problem that Al put out a patch for yesterday? And is his
> patch been tested and working?

it's an alternate fix (goes back to the pre8 way).

> > Only in 2.4.15aa1: 00_read_super-stale-inode-1
> >
> > If read_super fails avoid lefting stale inodes queued into
> > the superblock.
> What is this? How dangerous is it?

pre8 and all previous kernels could left a stale inode if read_super
failed after an iget [see the discussion with Al on l-k]. this patch
should fix it in practice for all fs in the kernel.

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