Re: [NFS] [PATCH] Re: grow_inodes: inode-max limit reached - how to find/fix the inode leak?

From: Michael Riepe (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 16:55:44 EST

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 03:23:43PM +0200, Trond Myklebust wrote:

> Your patch does not seem correct to me. IMO you should rather be
> calling nlm_release_file() in both cases where you applied
> 'put_file()'.

No. In the first of two cases, lockd will call nlm_release_file()
on its own when the function returns. In the second case, we're being
called from inside nlm_traverse_files(), which holds a lock on the file
table -- nlm_release_file() would wait forever.

 Michael "Tired" Riepe <>
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