Re: [PATCH] SMP race in ext2 - metadata corruption.

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 14:39:01 EST

On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 09:15:57PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> maybe not but I need to check some more bit to be sure.

yes we probably don't need it for fs against fs in 2.4 because we make
the new metadata block visible to a reader (splice) only after they're
all uptodate and all directory operations are serialized by the vfs
(with the i_zombie).

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