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    SubjectRe: [patch] fix sys_mknodat breakage from r/o bind mounts
    On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 00:58 +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    > From: Miklos Szeredi <>
    > mknod("foo", 0644) returns EINVAL, even though it should succeed.

    Just to clarify, this is for when we use mknod to create normal,
    non-device files, right? Your fix looks very correct to me.

    I'm curious, do you have a normal program that uses mknod(2) this way?
    I'd like to add it to my test scripts.

    Acked-by: Dave Hansen <>

    -- Dave

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