Subject: Re: VFS LKMs & pool_init() panic
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: PER4MANCE, J. Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/13/2000 19:54:35
Bill Studenmund wrote:
> Oy. An argument where both sides are making some sense.. :-)

Too bad :)

> No, it (running an old LKM) would bite them squarely all the time. :-)
> You're talking about (or SHOULD be talking about :-) adding a VFS routine.
> These routines are exported by explicit jump vectors in the vfsops
> structure. By adding one, you move everything after it, which includes the
> handle to the VOP descripter table. :-)

Oh, that sucks :( Why is the handle last in list ? vfs_opv_descs,
vfs_refcount & vfs_list should probably be moved to the start of
and vfs_name should be constified. Would ease adding next vfs routine if
would ever be need.