Re: [Regression] 2.6.38 ncpfs

From: Dr. Bernd Feige
Date: Fri Apr 15 2011 - 05:20:30 EST

Hi Bongani, Linus et al.

> > You might also try to replace it with
> >
> > BUG_ON(!mutex_is_locked(&dentry->d_parent->d_inode->i_mutex))
> >
> > ie add that "d_parent" there. Just for testing - I think the real fix
> > really is to remove it, but I'd personally be happier knowing that
> > _if_ it were to have that d_parent there, it would have worked.
> I've made that change and ncpfs works fine with it. I've attached a
> patch that changes the BUG_ON to look at the parent.

Seconded, checked it with the Novell servers in our clinic and it works
like a charm - even with the large directories for which I still have to
revert commit 3825bdb7ed920845961f32f364454bee5f469abb from
( Thanks a lot!


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