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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [2.6] reiserfs: fix locking in reiserfs_remount
Oleg Drokin wrote:

>Hello!
>
>On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 10:28:13AM -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
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>>> 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()?
>>
>>
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>Yes.
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>>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.
>
>Bye,
> Oleg
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Is it known who removed it?

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