Re: linux-next: next-20090609 hangs in early user mode

From: Theodore Tso
Date: Wed Jun 10 2009 - 09:20:05 EST

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 02:00:54PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> Yes, it's obviously bogus. Dropped from the tree; I don't think it's
> really salvagable - even merging into one unsigned long will not be
> enough, since we will end up with different locking for different bits.

Oops, sorry, I didn't realize we were using bitops for i_state. As
far as I can tell we're not using the bitops functions for i_flags,
though. Is that right? So we can convert i_flags to be a unsigned
short, but we can't do anything with i_state.

- Ted
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