Re: vfsmount lock issues on very large ppc64 box

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 11:40:39 EST

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:17:08AM +0200, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > Tim posted a patch, but it wasn't applied for unknown reasons.
> >
> >
> >
> Could Tim respin his patch then ?

Btw, it seems like most kern_mount users want this and he's still
missing some like devtmpfs, sysfs or ipc. What about splitting
kern_mount into a variant that gets a long-term reference for these
callers, and one that doesn't for afs/cifs/nfs automounts?

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