From: Jan Kara on
On Wed 14-04-10 14:38:32, Jan Blunck wrote:
> This is a series of patches in preparation to the removal of the big kernel
> lock from ext2. It consists mostly of cleanup patches to later introduce a
> spinlock to protect some of the superblock's fields against concurrent access.
> With the spinlock in place we don't need to use the big kernel lock anymore.
> This series has been part of the BKL removal patches that I have posted in
> November 2009 already. I've addressed the feedback kindly provided by Ogawa-san
> by moving the ext2_write_super() out of ext2_setup_super().
> Changes since v1:
> - fix typo when setting MS_RDONLY
> - take s_lock when setting EXT2_FEATURE_COMPAT_EXT_ATTR
> - fold ext2_commit_super() into ext2_sync_super()
> - include BKL removal patch
OK, I've merged all the patches into my for_testing branch. When it
survives some testing, I'll push them to for_next branch to be pushed
for 2.6.35.

Jan Kara <jack(a)>
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