is this the same problem that Steve Dodd noticed and fixed? Here is his
On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Mark Hemment wrote:
> David, all,
> Just noticed this.
> getblk() (fs/buffer.c) can now be called without the BLK being held.
> After searching the hash table (get_hash_table()), a free buffer-head
> can be claimed off the freelist and inserted into the hash-table without
> re-checking the hash-table (the hash-table lock is dropped between the
> original search and new insert). This gives serious problems on SMP.
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