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Date:	Mon, 1 Aug 2011 10:45:26 +0200
From:	Jan Kara <>
To:	Toshiyuki Okajima <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext3: fix message in ext3_remount for rw-remount case

On Mon 01-08-11 13:54:51, Toshiyuki Okajima wrote:
> If there are some inodes in orphan list while a filesystem is being 
> read-only mounted, we should recommend that pepole umount and then
> mount it when they try to remount with read-write. But the current
> message/comment recommends that they umount and then remount it.
> ext3_remount:
> 	/*
> 	 * If we have an unprocessed orphan list hanging
> 	 * around from a previously readonly bdev mount,
> 	 * require a full umount/remount for now.
>                           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 	 */
> 	if (es->s_last_orphan) {
> 		printk(KERN_WARNING "EXT3-fs: %s: couldn't "
> 			"remount RDWR because of unprocessed "
> 			"orphan inode list.  Please "
> 			"umount/remount instead.\n",
>                          ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 			sb->s_id);
  OK, so how about using "umount & mount"? The '/' is what would confuse me
the most... BTW, I guess you didn't really see this message in practice, did

Jan Kara <>
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