Subject: Re: vnode locking procedure change to suport stacked fs's.
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/01/1999 11:43:53
On Tue, 1 Jun 1999 11:38:36 -0700 (PDT) 
 Bill Studenmund <> wrote:

 > My thought was to just have getnewvnode() ignore the previous contents of
 > v_vnlock (the pointer)  and initialize it to &vp->v_lock (the struct
 > lock). 

...along these lines... is it possible for vnodes which are still
referenced to actually be on the free list?  If not, then I'd like
to nuke the free list completely, and pool_put() vnodes when they're
no longer used (so that free vnode pool pages can be reclaimed if

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>