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Date:   Mon, 21 Mar 2022 12:32:07 +0000
Subject: [Bug 215712] kernel deadlocks while mounting the image

--- Comment #1 from Artem S. Tashkinov ( ---
(In reply to bughunter from comment #0)
> I have created an image with mkfs.ext4, and modified some of the metadata of
> the image. Unfortunately, when I tried to mount the image with a loop
> device, the kernel deadlocked. I have attempted many ways to stop the mount
> process, even executed a 'kill' command, but they are failed, only what I
> can do is to reboot the system. Can anyone tell me why the kernel
> deadlocked, and how can I fix this problem?

That's a bug in the kernel, this situation shouldn't happen. Hopefully someone
will debug and fix this.

In the meanwhile it would be great if you confirmed that 5.17 is also affected.

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