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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 31/68] vfs: Convert qib_fs/ipathfs to use the new mount API
On 3/27/2019 7:44 PM, David Howells wrote:
> Convert the qib_fs/ipathfs filesystem to the new internal mount API as the old
> one will be obsoleted and removed. This allows greater flexibility in
> communication of mount parameters between userspace, the VFS and the
> filesystem.
> See Documentation/filesystems/mount_api.txt for more information.
> [Q] Can qib_remove() race with qibfs_kill_super()? Should qib_super
> accesses be serialised with some sort of lock?

Sure looks to be possible to me. Although I don't think that's a reason
not to apply your patch, you aren't making it any worse I don't think.

> Signed-off-by: David Howells <>
> cc: Dennis Dalessandro <>
> cc: Mike Marciniszyn <>
> cc:

Reviewed-by: Dennis Dalessandro <>

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