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Subject[PATCH 2/5] ext4: Remove outdated comment about lock_super()
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ext4_fill_super() is no longer called by read_super(), and it is no
longer called with the superblock locked. The
unlock_super()/lock_super() is no longer present, so this comment is
entirely superfluous.

Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
---
fs/ext4/super.c | 8 --------
1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/ext4/super.c b/fs/ext4/super.c
index e20ff9c..e0b0c9f 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/super.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/super.c
@@ -2806,14 +2806,6 @@ no_journal:
goto failed_mount4;
};

- /*
- * akpm: core read_super() calls in here with the superblock locked.
- * That deadlocks, because orphan cleanup needs to lock the superblock
- * in numerous places. Here we just pop the lock - it's relatively
- * harmless, because we are now ready to accept write_super() requests,
- * and aviro says that's the only reason for hanging onto the
- * superblock lock.
- */
EXT4_SB(sb)->s_mount_state |= EXT4_ORPHAN_FS;
ext4_orphan_cleanup(sb, es);
EXT4_SB(sb)->s_mount_state &= ~EXT4_ORPHAN_FS;
--
1.5.6.3


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