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Old 11-30-2007, 07:42 AM
Steven Whitehouse
Default GFS2 - patch to check for recursive lock requests in gfs2_rename code path


On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 14:13 -0600, Abhijith Das wrote:
> A certain scenario in the rename code path triggers a kernel BUG()
> because it accidentally does recursive locking The first lock is
> requested to unlink an already existing inode (replacing a file) and the
> second lock is requested when the destination directory needs to alloc
> some space. It is rare that these two
> events happen during the same rename call, and even more rare that these
> two instances try to lock the same rgrp. It is, however, possible.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=404711
> Signed-off-by: Abhijith Das <adas@redhat.com>

Applied to the -nmw git tree. Thanks,


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