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SubjectRe: [PATCH] nfs: init req_lock in nfs_alloc_inode
On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 07:37:18PM -0500, Trond Myklebust wrote:

> Looks like we need a check in nfs_getattr() for a regular file. It makes
> no sense to call nfs_sync_mapping_range() on anything else. I think that
> should fix your problem: it will stop the NFS client from interfering
> with dirty pages on that inode's mapping.

Yep, that works here. I also verified that my previous patch really
didn't change the behaviour. I wonder why it did once. Probably just
pure luck with memory contents.

> From: Trond Myklebust <>
> Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 19:28:07 -0500
> Subject: No Subject
> Signed-off-by: Trond Myklebust <>

Acked-by: Olof Johansson <>

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