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    Subject[PATCH 0/1] vfs: umount_begin BKL pushdown v2
    Push the BKL acquisition from vfs to every specific filesystems
    with hope that it can be eliminated in a second moment.

    Filesystems, which support umount_begin(), changed by this patch
    are 9p, nfs, cifs and fuse.

    Collapsed all patches into only one as requested by Al Viro.

    Moved CIFS_SB() down into BKL protected zone as requested by Matthew Wilcox.

    It is hard to say if tcon (into cifs's umount_begin() function) should be
    protected by BKL. Up to now umount_begin() is always called with BKL held
    so in uncertainty I maintain same logic. So I moved unlock_kernel() to at
    the bottom of that function as requested by Al Viro and Matthew Wilcox.

    About cifs's umount_begin() function I suspect that a deadlock or circular
    locking dependency can happens into kill-the-BKL tree if that patch is applied.

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