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Re: Assertion failure in do_get_write_access() at transaction.c:609:



Neil Brown wrote:
> 
> Hi all (and developers in particular)
> 
> I just got bitten by this Assertion.   The one that starts as in the
> subject, and ends with:
>     "!(((jh2bh(jh))->b_state & (1UL << BH_Lock)) != 0)"
> 
> Google reminds me that it was mentioned a few times earlier this year,
> but I couldn't find any statement saying that it has been fixed.
> I got this in a 2.4.16 kernel, though the reports I found were 2.4.18.
> 
> So my question is:  has this been fixed yet?
> 

Stephen has a fix in ext3 CVS for this.  I've been playing with that
fix in 2.5.x.  I guess we'll slot it into 2.4.20-pre.

I've uploaded the diff to
http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/2.4/2.4.19-pre8/ext3-cvs.patch

(It's a `patch -p0' diff).





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