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Re: [PATCH 4/4] xfs: fix deadlock in xfs_rtfree_extent with kernel v2.6.

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Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] xfs: fix deadlock in xfs_rtfree_extent with kernel v2.6.37
From: Kamal Dasu <kdasu.kdev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 09:22:05 -0800 (PST)
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Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I think you're better off fixing this problem like I did for the
> allocation side, that is:
>  - remove the xfs_ilock and xfs_trans_ijoin (or probably still
>    xfs_trans_iget in your version) from xfs_rtfree_extent, and
>    instead add asserts that the inode is locked and has an inode_item
>    attach to it.
>  - in xfs_bunmapi if we are dealing with an inode with the rt flag
>    bump the reference count on the inode there and attach it to the
>    transaction before calling into xfs_bmap_del_extent, similar to
>    what we do in xfs_bmap_rtalloc.

I will make the change and test and send the new version of the patch.
BTW when you say reference counting the inode do you mean I should call 

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