[lkml]   [2006]   [Jun]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH 19/20] elevate writer count for custom 'struct file'
On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 15:14:56 -0700
Dave Hansen <> wrote:

> Some filesystems forego the vfs and may_open() and create their
> own 'struct file's. Any of these users which set the write flag
> on the file will cause an extra mnt_drop_write() on __fput(),
> thus dropping the reference count too low.
> These users tend to have artifical in-kernel vfsmounts which
> aren't really exposed to userspace and can't be remounted, but
> this patch is included for completeness and so that the warnings
> don't trip over these cases.

Does the fake_file in fs/block_dev.c need similar treatment?
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2006-06-28 04:42    [W:0.157 / U:31.264 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site