Re: [PATCH] Fix vmtruncate race and distributed filesystem race

From: Dave McCracken (
Date: Thu Jun 12 2003 - 16:08:18 EST

--On Thursday, June 12, 2003 14:00:14 -0700 Andrew Morton <>

> And this does require that ->nopage be entered with page_table_lock held,
> and that it drop it.

I think that's a worse layer violation than referencing inode in
do_no_page. We shouldn't require that the filesystem layer mess with the


Dave McCracken IBM Linux Base Kernel Team 1-512-838-3059 T/L 678-3059

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