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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.10-pre11
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 06:52:07AM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 03:21:09PM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote:
> > > int fd = open("/dev/ram0", O_RDWR);
> > > ioctl(fd, BLKFLSBUF);
> > > ioctl(fd, BLKFLSBUF);
> >
> > here it is the fix below.
> [snip]
> > @@ -328,8 +369,16 @@
> > bdev->bd_openers--;
> > bdev->bd_cache_openers--;
> > iput(rd_inode[minor]);
> > + /*
> > + * Make sure the cache is flushed from here
> > + * and not from close(2), somebody
> > + * could reopen the device before we have a
> > + * chance to close it ourself.
> > + */
> > + truncate_inode_pages(rd_inode[minor]->i_mapping, 0);
> > rd_inode[minor] = NULL;
> > rd_blocksizes[minor] = rd_blocksize;
> > + unlock:
> > up(&bdev->bd_sem);
>
> Now think what happens if you go through that code twice. What argument will
> be passed to iput() the second time you call it?

the second time we won't go through that code.

Andrea
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