Re: NWFS broken on 2.4.3 -- someone removed WRITERAW
Jeff V. Merkey (email@example.com)
Mon, 23 Apr 2001 17:01:58 -0600
On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 12:58:09AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23 2001, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > Whomever removed WRITERAW has broken NWFS. WRITE requests call
> > _refile_buffer() after the I/O request and take my locally created
> > buffer heads and munge them back into the linux buffer cache, causing
> > massive memory corruption in the system. These buffers don't belong
> > in Linus' buffer cache, they are owned by my LRU and ll_rw_block
> > should not be blindly filing them back into the buffer cache.
> > Please put something back in to allow me to write without the buffer
> > heads always getting filed into Linus' buffer cache. This has
> > broken NWFS on 2.4.3 and above.
> bh->b_end_io = my_end_io_handler;
> submit_bh(WRITE, bh);
Bless you. I'll code the fix, test it, and get it out.
> Be a happy camper.
> Jens Axboe
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