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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove unneeded inode semaphores from driverfs
On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 12:59:53AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 11:59:46AM +0300, Andrey Panin wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > __remove_file() in driverfs/inode.c calls down(&dentry->d_inode->i_sem)
> > before calling vfs_unlink(dentry->d_parent->d_inode,dentry) which
> > tries to claim the same semaphore causing the livelock.
> > driverfs_remove_dir() makes the same calling vfs_rmdir().
>
> What kernel version did you generate this patch for? This patch doesn't
> apply at all to 2.5.5, and it looks like this problem is already fixed.

It's against 2.5.5-pre1, I was out of the net for some days and
couldn't check final 2.5.5.

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