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SubjectRe: correction: fs/buffer.c underlocking async pages

On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 09:56:04AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> What's the problem with the existing code, and why do people want to add a
> > (unnecessary) new bit?
> there's no problem with the existing code, what I understood is that
> they cannot overwrite the ->b_end_io callback in the lowlevel blkdev
> layer or the page will be unlocked too early.

Oh, fair enough.

I don't have any objections to the patch in that case, although it does
end up being a 2.5.x issue as far as I'm concerned (and don't worry, 2.5.x
looks like it will open in a week or two, so we're not talking about long

Obviously 2.5.x code may be back-ported to 2.4.x later. That will be up to


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