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SubjectRe: inotify fixes in stable
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 08:36:58PM +0100, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Mar 2008 09:03:17 -0700
> Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 09:11:55AM +0100, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> > > Hi Greg,
> > >
> > > I was hoping that the fixes for bug 7785 "BUG: at fs/inotify.c:172
> > > set_dentry_child_flags()" could be added to the stable releases. I'm
> > > seeing these quite frequently at customer installations.
> >
> > In the future, stable stuff should be sent to the stable@kernel.org
> > email address and not directly to me, thanks.
> >
>
> Sorry. :/
>
> > > The relevant commits are d599e36a9ea85432587f4550acc113cd7549d12a and
> > > 0d71bd5993b630a989d15adc2562a9ffe41cd26d. Hopefully these do not
> > > depend on other updates. Nick would be the expert on that.
> >
> > Can you verify that if you apply just those 2 patches to the latest
> > 2.6.24.3 kernel release, it fixes the issues for you?
> >
>
> The system is an OpenSuse 10.3 system, so 2.6.22.y would be the
> interesting one. I'll see if I can get a custom kernel in there (I've
> been unable to reproduce the problem outside a production
> environment).

2.6.22.y is no longer being released by me, so it isn't interesting to
me at all :)

What about 2.6.24? Is this still an issue there?

thanks,

greg k-h


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