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SubjectRe: + shm-fix-a-race-between-shm_exit-and-shm_init.patch added to -mm tree
On 08/03, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
>
> On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 16:04 +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> >
> > And since we rely on .in_use == 0, why we can't move this check
> > outside of down_write/up_right to a) optimize the code and b)
> > fix the problem?
>
> Agreed. But I second Linus that partial initialization only hides the
> real problem. And some initcall chain movement is still needed.

I agree. But, until then, we can make a much more simple fix.
Especially because this patch (imho) mostly hides the problem too.

Oleg.



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