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Date:	Mon, 24 Nov 2008 12:10:58 +0530
From:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>
To:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....EDU>
Cc:	Eric Sandeen <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH -V2 3/5] ext4: Fix the race between read_block_bitmap
	and mark_diskspace_used

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 02:02:24PM -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 11:01:35PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> > Same is true with inode bitmap also.
> > 
> I don't see how this patch could affect any races with the inode
> bitmaps; the patch only affects mballoc.c, and only changes the
> locking around bitmaps.

The intent was to explain why we need
[PATCH -V2 5/5] ext4: Fix the race between read_inode_bitmap
and ext4_new_inode

> This is one that I think we may want to send to Linus soon as a 2.6.28
> bugfix.


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