Subject: Re: superblock not re-read on update (Was: i386 1.4Q hangs nonrandomly?)
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/31/2000 12:39:25
Simon Burge wrote:
> Maybe something like
> 	mount(..., ..., MNT_UPDATE | MNT_REREADSUPER, ...)

Arguably, the super block should be re-read EVERY time we update
ro mode to rw mode. Filesystem code should take care of it,
modifying each caller to care of it is .... suboptimal.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, damn!  @@@@