Re: ll_rw_blk.c BUG

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Sat Jun 03 2000 - 13:51:22 EST

On Sat, 3 Jun 2000, Manfred Spraul wrote:

>Note we have another race during file unmap, Kanoj Sarcar also tried to
>fix that race.

I'm not sure if we should define it a feature. The other race can't cause
kernel instability or security issues. I guess with sane userspace design
the other race isn't an issue. Does somebody ever had fs corruption due
such a race in the ->unmap of a dirty shared mapping?


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