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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fat: convert to unlocked_ioctl
Arnd Bergmann <> writes:

> FAT does not require the BKL in its ioctl function, which is already serialized
> through a mutex. Since we're already touching the ioctl code, also fix the
> missing handling of FAT_IOCTL_GET_ATTRIBUTES in the compat code.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>


> The only thing the series really needs to do is to remove the
> usage of the deprecated ->ioctl() operation. This patch makes
> FAT simply use unlocked_ioctl but does not reintroduce the
> BKL.
> Does that look better?

Looks good to me. I'll apply this for next window after some tests.

OGAWA Hirofumi <>

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