File system Query
dib.coolguy at gmail.com
Sat Jun 15 09:23:22 EDT 2013
Yes. I found the source and read it.
But I cant understand the following things.
1. Why mutex lock is used in the code ? I know it is used for process
synchronisation but why that section of the code is critical ?
2. What is the purpose of the "sget()" function ?
3. And what is the job of the function mount_bdev() ?
On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 6:24 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:02:46 +0530, Dibyayan Chakraborty said:
> > Please describe the functions of this function "mount_bdev()" defined in
> > the header file "Linux/fs/super.c".
> > I guess it somehow initiates a safe execution of the fill_super function
> > passed as parameter but i want to know the actual steps performed by that
> > function.
> Did you find the source of the function?
> Did you read the source of the function?
> Can you explain what you're still confused about even after reading it?
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