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SubjectRe: UBIFS assert failed in ubifs_dirty_inode
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On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 12:03 +0200, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-01-25 at 23:48 -0600, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > Hmm. I'd just as soon drop it entirely. Here's a patch. Herbert, you
> > want to send this through your crypto tree?
> >
> >
> > random: drop weird m_time/a_time manipulation
> >
> > No other driver does anything remotely like this that I know of except
> > for the tty drivers, and I can't see any reason for random/urandom to do
> > it. In fact, it's a (trivial, harmless) timing information leak. And
> > obviously, it generates power- and flash-cycle wasting I/O, especially
> > if combined with something like hwrngd. Also, it breaks ubifs's
> > expectations.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>

Just in case anyone wonders where this came from, here is the beginning
of the thread:

http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-mtd/2010-January/028727.html

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Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Артём Битюцкий)

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