Re: 2.4.20-pre11 /proc/partitions read

From: Jan Kasprzak (
Date: Wed Oct 23 2002 - 03:39:22 EST

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
: Both of those should be fixed by my patch, i.e. were caused by a bug
: in fpos handling in the seq_file /proc/partions. There is nothing
: about the statistics in them.

        The problem is that without statistics, the /proc/partitions
contents is a *lot* smaller, so it probably fits in a single 1024-byte read()
syscall. So having stats in /proc/partitions only increases the probability
of this problem. I'll try your patch and let you know then.


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