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    Subject[PATCH 03/25] sysfs: Use kill_anon_super

    Since sysfs no longer stores fs directory information in the dcache
    on a permanent basis kill_litter_super it is inappropriate and actively
    wrong. It will decrement the count on all dentries left in the
    dcache before trying to free them.

    At the moment this is not biting us only because we never unmount sysfs.

    Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>
    fs/sysfs/mount.c | 2 +-
    1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/fs/sysfs/mount.c b/fs/sysfs/mount.c
    index 919eaaf..d1094c6 100644
    --- a/fs/sysfs/mount.c
    +++ b/fs/sysfs/mount.c
    @@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ static int sysfs_get_sb(struct file_system_type *fs_type,
    static struct file_system_type sysfs_fs_type = {
    .name = "sysfs",
    .get_sb = sysfs_get_sb,
    - .kill_sb = kill_litter_super,
    + .kill_sb = kill_anon_super,

    int __init sysfs_init(void)
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