On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> At Wed, 12 Dec 2001 11:46:29 +0900,
> Tachino Nobuhiro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > At Tue, 11 Dec 2001 17:46:01 -0800 (PST),
> > Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Tachino Nobuhiro wrote:
> > > >
> > > > But my patch fixes another bug. Current /dev/ram* does not return -ENOSPC
> > > > at the end of device size because generic_file_write() also checks whether
> > > > mapping->host is a block device. So I think the patch is required.
> > >
> > > I'll agree with your one-liner: it's good practice anyway to initialize
> > > any fields that could ever be looked at. I actually already applied it to
> > > my tree, I just want to make sure that people don't apply the other
> > > patch..
> > >
> > > Linus
> > Thank you.
> > I think the patch should be applied to 2.4 because "dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ram1"
> > can cause system hang easily.
> Linus, Tachino, your patch are both right.
> I was not aware mapping inode used block file inode... Umm.
> In my test, it works fine for both block device and file, and resolves
> "inode->i_dev" and block size problems.
> Thank you for your (simple and complete) patch! I'm now happy :)
> > Marcelo, please consider applying the patch.
> Yes. Would you remove my previous patches and apply these patches ?
Yes, I will do that for -rc1.
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