[PATCHES] fix flapping offline flag in gpfs module

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Jul 10 02:54:30 MDT 2014

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 12:38:43AM +0200, Michael Adam wrote:
> There is this awful problem of the flapping offline flag
> when using the gpfs module and "gpfs:winattr = yes".
> It was pretty clear since a time that this must be due
> to uninitialized data (where the winattrs are stored),
> i.e. the vfs_private in the struct stat_ex.

As discussed offline with Michael: I think with patch 2/4
vfs_private is not referenced at all anymore. vfs_private is
a broken concept once more than one VFS module starts using
it. IMHO it should go.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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