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SubjectRe: nfs accesses of FAT fs folders causes deadlock on lock_super
Fredrick Prashanth John Berchmans <> writes:

> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 3:32 AM, Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
>> On Mon, May 03, 2010 at 10:59:42PM -0700, Fredrick Prashanth John Berchmans wrote:
>>> The box was running kernel version
>>> But I think the FAT code has not changed much.
>> But the nfsd code has and now doesn't call lookup from the filldir
>> callback anymore.
> I see from nfsd code, it seems the compose_entry_fh still calls
> lookup_one_len, which is now
> called from encode_entryplus_baggage instead of entry_encode.
> Am I right?

As far as I can see, nfsd is buffering the result of readdir, then do
jobs (encode_fh, etc.) with it on other context of readdir.

Aren't you missing a buffering of nfsd_buffered_readdir()?

OGAWA Hirofumi <>

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