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SubjectRe: bd_mount_mutex -> bd_mount_sem (was Re: xfs_file_ioctl / xfs_freeze: BUG: warning at kernel/mutex-debug.c:80/debug_mutex_unlock())
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Jan 2007 10:47:28 +1100
> David Chinner <dgc@sgi.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 10:40:54AM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>> Sami Farin wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 08:37:34 +1100, David Chinner wrote:
>>>> ...
>>>>>> fstab was there just fine after -u.
>>>>> Oh, that still hasn't been fixed?
>>>> Looked like it =)
>>> Hm, it was proposed upstream a while ago:
>>>
>>> http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/9/27/137
>>>
>>> I guess it got lost?
>> Seems like it. Andrew, did this ever get queued for merge?
>
> Seems not. I think people were hoping that various nasties in there
> would go away. We return to userspace with a kernel lock held??

Is a semaphore any worse than the current mutex in this respect? At
least unlocking from another thread doesn't violate semaphore rules. :)

-Eric
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