[oe] [PATCH] linux-2.6.24: avoid kernel error if ubifs superblock read fails
sledz at dresearch.de
Mon Sep 27 10:46:42 CEST 2010
Am 27.09.2010 09:40, schrieb Frans Meulenbroeks:
>>> * .get_sb is called on mounts with automatic fs detection too, so this
>>> function should not print an error if it cannot read the superblock
>>> (new behaviour conforms the other fs types)
> Hm, I have some concerns:
> the first concern is that mainline 2.6.34 still has the code you have deleted.
> I'd expect that others would have bumped into this too and that it
> would have been fixed this upstream.
> Since it isn't, chances are that upstream might have fixed the autofs
> detection in a different way. If they do this differently maybe we
> should backport that solution.
I've suggested the same patch at the LKML and informed the UBIFS authors. But i do believe because of it's "low prio" it will need some time to go into the mainline.
> the second concern is that you fix it for a single version. If we feel
> this patch is needed, I would suggest applying the patch to all linux
Yes, that's true. I'll try to create a new patch.
> and the 3rd concern is that I am not too sure whether you do not
> remove a message that in other cases would be useful.
I did not found any other filesystem printing out such a message at this level.
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