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From: Pierre Ossman <drzeus-list@drzeus.cx>
To: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, Nick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de>
Subject: Re: inotify fixes in stable
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 20:36:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080310203658.3bdbc27c@mjolnir.drzeus.cx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080310160317.GB20775@kroah.com>

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008 09:03:17 -0700
Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 09:11:55AM +0100, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> > 
> > I was hoping that the fixes for bug 7785 "BUG: at fs/inotify.c:172
> > set_dentry_child_flags()" could be added to the stable releases. I'm
> > seeing these quite frequently at customer installations.
> 
> In the future, stable stuff should be sent to the stable@kernel.org
> email address and not directly to me, thanks.
> 

Sorry. :/

> > The relevant commits are d599e36a9ea85432587f4550acc113cd7549d12a and
> > 0d71bd5993b630a989d15adc2562a9ffe41cd26d. Hopefully these do not
> > depend on other updates. Nick would be the expert on that.
> 
> Can you verify that if you apply just those 2 patches to the latest
> 2.6.24.3 kernel release, it fixes the issues for you?
> 

The system is an OpenSuse 10.3 system, so 2.6.22.y would be the interesting one. I'll see if I can get a custom kernel in there (I've been unable to reproduce the problem outside a production environment).

Rgds
-- 
     -- Pierre Ossman

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-10 19:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-10  8:11 Pierre Ossman
2008-03-10 16:03 ` Greg KH
2008-03-10 19:36   ` Pierre Ossman [this message]
2008-03-10 20:31     ` Greg KH
2008-03-10 20:57       ` Pierre Ossman
2008-03-10 21:13         ` Greg KH
2008-03-11  4:12           ` Nick Piggin
2008-03-24 22:33             ` Chr
2008-03-25  0:42               ` Chris Wright
2008-03-25 13:15                 ` Chr

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