Re: CIFS & Lockdep warnings

From: Srihari Vijayaraghavan
Date: Sun Aug 13 2006 - 22:01:18 EST

--- Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 11:05:03 +1000 (EST)
> Srihari Vijayaraghavan
> <sriharivijayaraghavan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [...]
> NTFS takes i_mutex inside iprune_mutex. NTFS
> _should_ be deadlocking
> because of this (iprune_mutex nests inside i_mutex
> on the write() path) but
> somehow it gets away with it.

Yup. An NTFS volume (thro' USB Storage) was also
mounted at that time. (And the copy operation may have
been between NFTS & CIFS volumes)


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