Oops in mounting jffs2 (jffs2_get_ino_cache())

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Fri May 2 11:24:01 EDT 2003

On Fri, 2003-05-02 at 16:18, Dave Ellis wrote:
> I think it is OK. Even during mount the inode crc is checked in 
> jffs2_scan_inode_node() before adding a _new_ inode to the cache (it 
> checks only if the inode isn't already in the cache). So every inode 
> number in the cache must have at least one valid inode node, which 
> keeps the bad inodes like #0xffffffef and #0xffffffff out of the cache.
> The inode numbers that change c->highest_ino all come from the inode
> cache, so it should never see the bad values.

You're right -- evidently I did think of this at the time :)


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