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Re: [Cluster-devel] [GFS2 PATCH 1/3] Obtaining no_formal_ino from directory entry



Hi,

On Mon, 2007-06-25 at 21:14 -0400, S. Wendy Cheng wrote:
> GFS2 lookup code doesn't ask for inode shared glock. This implies during 
> in-memory inode creation for existing file, GFS2 will not disk-read in 
> the inode contents. This leaves no_formal_ino un-initialized during 
> lookup time. The un-initialized no_formal_ino is subsequently encoded 
> into file handle. Clients will get ESTALE error whenever it tries to 
> access these files.
> 
> -- Wendy
> 

Generally this looks good. Please don't add back the _host structure
though - just add an extra no_formal_ino argument to the lookup function
which is a u64,

Steve.



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