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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ext3: ext3_symlink should use GFP_NOFS allocations inside
Kirill Korotaev wrote:
> This patch fixes illegal __GFP_FS allocation inside ext3
> transaction in ext3_symlink().
> Such allocation may re-enter ext3 code from
> try_to_free_pages. But JBD/ext3 code keeps a pointer to current
> journal handle in task_struct and, hence, is not reentrable.
> This bug led to "Assertion failure in journal_dirty_metadata()" messages.

Is it the same bug as ?


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