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[PATCH 8/8] xfs: fix dquot shaker deadlock

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Subject: [PATCH 8/8] xfs: fix dquot shaker deadlock
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 19:50:44 +1100
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From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>

Commit 368e136 ("xfs: remove duplicate code from dquot reclaim") fails
to unlock the dquot freelist when the number of loop restarts is
exceeded in xfs_qm_dqreclaim_one(). This causes hangs in memory
reclaim. Remove the bogus loop exit check that causes the problem.

Reported-by: Malcolm Scott <lkml@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
 fs/xfs/quota/xfs_qm.c |    2 --
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/xfs/quota/xfs_qm.c b/fs/xfs/quota/xfs_qm.c
index f8e854b..9431c56 100644
--- a/fs/xfs/quota/xfs_qm.c
+++ b/fs/xfs/quota/xfs_qm.c
@@ -1992,8 +1992,6 @@ dqfunlock:
                if (dqpout)
-               if (restarts >= XFS_QM_RECLAIM_MAX_RESTARTS)
-                       return NULL;
        return dqpout;

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