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Date:	Thu, 18 Oct 2007 20:45:40 -0700
Subject: - ext3-fix-setup_new_group_blocks-locking.patch removed from -mm tree

The patch titled
     ext3: fix setup_new_group_blocks locking
has been removed from the -mm tree.  Its filename was

This patch was dropped because it was merged into mainline or a subsystem tree

Subject: ext3: fix setup_new_group_blocks locking
From: Eric Sandeen <>

setup_new_group_blocks() manipulates the group descriptor block bh under
the block_bitmap bh's lock.  It shouldn't matter since nobody but resize
should be touching these blocks, but it's worth fixing up.

Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <>
C: <>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <>

 fs/ext3/resize.c |    6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff -puN fs/ext3/resize.c~ext3-fix-setup_new_group_blocks-locking fs/ext3/resize.c
--- a/fs/ext3/resize.c~ext3-fix-setup_new_group_blocks-locking
+++ a/fs/ext3/resize.c
@@ -245,10 +245,10 @@ static int setup_new_group_blocks(struct
 			goto exit_bh;
-		lock_buffer(bh);
-		memcpy(gdb->b_data, sbi->s_group_desc[i]->b_data, bh->b_size);
+		lock_buffer(gdb);
+		memcpy(gdb->b_data, sbi->s_group_desc[i]->b_data, gdb->b_size);
-		unlock_buffer(bh);
+		unlock_buffer(gdb);
 		ext3_journal_dirty_metadata(handle, gdb);
 		ext3_set_bit(bit, bh->b_data);

Patches currently in -mm which might be from are


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