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Re: TAKE 988255 - fix instant oops with tracing enabled

To: Lachlan McIlroy <lachlan@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TAKE 988255 - fix instant oops with tracing enabled
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 13:05:56 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 12:17:47PM +1100, Lachlan McIlroy wrote:
> fix instant oops with tracing enabled
> 
> We can only read inode->i_count if the inode is actually there and not
> a NULL pointer.  This was introduced in one of the recent sync patches.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

BTW, this now means that other pending patches won't apply cleanly....

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
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