Re: kernel bug in jfs, kernel 2.4.21-pre3-ac4 + recent listfix (fwd)

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Mon Jan 20 2003 - 11:35:21 EST

On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 10:26:09AM -0600, Dave Kleikamp wrote:
> A recent change to JFS has the resize code determine the volume size
> from sb->s_bdev->bd_inode->i_size. However, LVM doesn't update this
> size when resizing the volume, so JFS doesn't see the new size until
> the volume is completely unmounted and re-mounted. A fix to revert
> to an earlier behavior that should work is in Marcelo's bk tree and
> will be available in -pre4.

It doesn't make sense to work around this issue in JFS, LVM needs a
proper fix so that others don't get beaten by this.

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