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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [2.6] reiserfs: fix locking in reiserfs_remount

On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 10:28:13AM -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> > Since reiserfs_remount can be called without BKL held, we better take BKL in there.
> > Please apply the below patch. It is against 2.6.0-test2
> is the BKL in reiserfs_write_unlock()?


> Do we need to be adding more BKL usage, instead of the same or less at this
> point?

Reiserfs needs BKL for it's journal operations. This is not "more",
for some time BKL was taken in the VFS, then whoever removed that,
forgot to propagate BKL down to actual fs methods that need the BKL.

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