Subject: Re: vn_lock(LK_RETRY) (was: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/miscfs)
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Chris Jepeway <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/20/2004 22:51:30
> I don't think a file system can really choose to do something other 
> than
> our "real" locking method. That strikes me as being like changing which
> side of the road vehicles drive on, and starting with just the trucks.
I thought VOP_LOCK() and friends were always considered advisory.
If the f/s could get along without actually locking anything, well, 

> Bill
Chris <>.