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Question: inodes

Forum: The Linux Kernel Hackers' Guide
Keywords: inodes' locks
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 22:49:14 GMT
From: Ovsov <>

What if after wait_on_inode () but before inode->lock = 1 in the inode.c module some hardware interrupt comes and any other process will be scheduled that wants to use the same inode ???