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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: yu kuai <yukuai3@huawei.com>
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org, hughd@google.com,
	viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk, yi.zhang@huawei.com,
	zhengbin13@huawei.com, houtao1@huawei.com
Subject: Re: [4.19.y PATCH] tmpfs: fix unable to remount nr_inodes from limited to unlimited
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2019 18:31:52 +0100
Message-ID: <20191204173152.GA3630950@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191204131137.10388-1-yukuai3@huawei.com>

On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 09:11:37PM +0800, yu kuai wrote:
> tmpfs support 'size', 'nr_blocks' and 'nr_inodes' mount options. mount or
> remount them to zero means unlimited. 'size' and 'br_blocks' can remount
> from limited to unlimited, while 'nr_inodes' can't.
> 
> The problem is fixed since upstream commit 0b5071dd323d ("
> shmem_parse_options(): use a separate structure to keep the results"). But
> in order to backport it, the amount of related patches need to backport is
> huge. 
> 
> So, I made some local changes to fix the problem.
> 
> Signed-off-by: yu kuai <yukuai3@huawei.com>
> ---
>  mm/shmem.c | 7 +++++--
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)


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This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
stable kernel tree.  Please read:
    https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/stable-kernel-rules.html
for how to do this properly.

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-04 13:11 yu kuai
2019-12-04 17:31 ` Greg KH [this message]
2019-12-04 17:33 ` Greg KH
2019-12-04 20:13   ` Hugh Dickins
2019-12-05  1:41     ` yukuai (C)
2019-12-05  1:22   ` yukuai (C)

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