Re: lock_kernel twice possible ?
From: li nux
Date: Sat Oct 15 2005 - 02:39:46 EST
Sorry, couldn't get what you want to say.
Can you please elaborate.
--- Coywolf Qi Hunt <coywolf@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10/15/05, li nux <lnxluv@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I was going thru the NFS v3 code for SMP kernel
> > to see how an inode gets revalidated. I found that
> > there is a possibility that there may be an
> attempt to
> > do lock_kernel() twice.
> > Is this possible ? If yes then how this deadlock
> > condition is/can be avoided.
> The BKL is recursive!
> Coywolf Qi Hunt
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