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Subject[patch 21/47] reiserfs: discard prealloc in reiserfs_delete_inode
2.6.25-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us

From: Jeff Mahoney <>

commit eb35c218d83ec0780d9db869310f2e333f628702 upstream

With the removal of struct file from the xattr code,
reiserfs_file_release() isn't used anymore, so the prealloc isn't
discarded. This causes hangs later down the line.

This patch adds it to reiserfs_delete_inode. In most cases it will be a
no-op due to it already having been called, but will avoid hangs with

Signed-off-by: Jeff Mahoney <>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

fs/reiserfs/inode.c | 2 ++
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

--- a/fs/reiserfs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/reiserfs/inode.c
@@ -45,6 +45,8 @@ void reiserfs_delete_inode(struct inode
goto out;

+ reiserfs_discard_prealloc(&th, inode);
err = reiserfs_delete_object(&th, inode);

/* Do quota update inside a transaction for journaled quotas. We must do that

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