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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] make last_inode counter in new_inode 32-bit on kernels that offer x86 compatability
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    On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 18:42 +0100, Jörn Engel wrote:
    > On Tue, 7 November 2006 18:28:35 +0100, Jörn Engel wrote:
    > >
    > > Anyway, here is a first patch converting some callers that looked
    > > obvious.
    >
    > Next patch with the not-so-obvious ones. I believe this patch is
    > correct, but someone should double-check it.
    >
    > Jfs really surprised me. It appears as if it just takes the number
    > returned from new_inode in some cases - unbelievable.

    jfs set it in diInitInode() (pardon the uglyMixedCaps), which is called
    in several places under diAlloc(). diAlloc() is called after
    new_inode() for most inodes. The exceptions are for special inodes,
    which also initialize i_ino in some manner.

    Shaggy
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    David Kleikamp
    IBM Linux Technology Center

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