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author: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> 2008-01-28 23:58:27 -0500 committer: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> 2008-01-28 23:58:27 -0500 commit: f5a7a6b0d9b6af7d46124ed3f6b3995225cb62d0 parent: 36df53f4a3e445175fc1e9d7f433599482ec6d7f
Commit Summary:
jbd2: Fix assertion failure in fs/jbd2/checkpoint.c
Diffstat:
1 file changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/fs/jbd2/commit.c b/fs/jbd2/commit.c
index 6986f334c643..39b5cee3dd8a 100644
--- a/fs/jbd2/commit.c
+++ b/fs/jbd2/commit.c
@@ -867,10 +867,10 @@ restart_loop:
 	}
 	spin_unlock(&journal->j_list_lock);
 	/*
-	 * This is a bit sleazy.  We borrow j_list_lock to protect
-	 * journal->j_committing_transaction in __jbd2_journal_remove_checkpoint.
-	 * Really, __jbd2_journal_remove_checkpoint should be using j_state_lock but
-	 * it's a bit hassle to hold that across __jbd2_journal_remove_checkpoint
+	 * This is a bit sleazy.  We use j_list_lock to protect transition
+	 * of a transaction into T_FINISHED state and calling
+	 * __jbd2_journal_drop_transaction(). Otherwise we could race with
+	 * other checkpointing code processing the transaction...
 	 */
 	spin_lock(&journal->j_state_lock);
 	spin_lock(&journal->j_list_lock);