Re: knfsd and system crashes

Alan Cox (
Sun, 16 Nov 1997 13:47:18 +0000 (GMT)

> fs operations expect to get dentries with a specific relationship, and
> perform dcache operations on the dentries. For example, the rename
> operation results in the dentries changing names and parents, which
> could result in the synthetic dentries getting mixed up with the real
> ones.

Perhaps we should revert the kernel back to inodes and throw dentries
out at this point then. If we can't fix them then we have to find an alternative
before 2.2