Re: [stable] [PATCH] ext3 -nobh option causes oops (220.127.116.11)
From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 03:16:07 EST
On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 01:42:41PM -0700, Badari Pulavarty wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> ext3 -nobh option causes kernel oops on files other than IFREG -
> since the modification to them are journalled anyway and the
> code expects to have buffer_head attached to it.
> We need this patch for stable series also.
> For files other than IFREG, nobh option doesn't make sense.
> Modifications to them are journalled and needs buffer heads
> to do that. Without this patch, we get kernel oops in page_buffers().
> Signed-off-by: Badari Pulavarty <pbadari@xxxxxxxxxx>
Queued to -stable.
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