2007-10-19 03:55:29

by Andrew Morton

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Subject: - ext3-fix-setup_new_group_blocks-locking.patch removed from -mm tree

The patch titled
ext3: fix setup_new_group_blocks locking
has been removed from the -mm tree. Its filename was

This patch was dropped because it was merged into mainline or a subsystem tree

Subject: ext3: fix setup_new_group_blocks locking
From: Eric Sandeen <[email protected]>

setup_new_group_blocks() manipulates the group descriptor block bh under
the block_bitmap bh's lock. It shouldn't matter since nobody but resize
should be touching these blocks, but it's worth fixing up.

Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <[email protected]>
C: <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[email protected]>

fs/ext3/resize.c | 6 +++---
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff -puN fs/ext3/resize.c~ext3-fix-setup_new_group_blocks-locking fs/ext3/resize.c
--- a/fs/ext3/resize.c~ext3-fix-setup_new_group_blocks-locking
+++ a/fs/ext3/resize.c
@@ -245,10 +245,10 @@ static int setup_new_group_blocks(struct
goto exit_bh;
- lock_buffer(bh);
- memcpy(gdb->b_data, sbi->s_group_desc[i]->b_data, bh->b_size);
+ lock_buffer(gdb);
+ memcpy(gdb->b_data, sbi->s_group_desc[i]->b_data, gdb->b_size);
- unlock_buffer(bh);
+ unlock_buffer(gdb);
ext3_journal_dirty_metadata(handle, gdb);
ext3_set_bit(bit, bh->b_data);

Patches currently in -mm which might be from [email protected] are