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authorHugh Dickins <>2005-09-03 15:54:31 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2005-09-05 00:05:40 -0700
commitb0d9bcd4bb79a7834f8492f2ae5c2655a551f23d (patch)
tree8978577cf4b132e08e5abc7101e934ffd3106d3c /mm
parentfd4fd5aac1282825195c6816ed40a2a6d42db5bf (diff)
[PATCH] swap: update swapfile i_sem comment
Update swap extents comment: nowadays we guard with S_SWAPFILE not i_sem. Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/swapfile.c b/mm/swapfile.c
index 60cd24a55204..9f46d83b4ece 100644
--- a/mm/swapfile.c
+++ b/mm/swapfile.c
@@ -926,7 +926,7 @@ add_swap_extent(struct swap_info_struct *sis, unsigned long start_page,
* requirements, they are simply tossed out - we will never use those blocks
* for swapping.
- * For S_ISREG swapfiles we hold i_sem across the life of the swapon. This
+ * For S_ISREG swapfiles we set S_SWAPFILE across the life of the swapon. This
* prevents root from shooting her foot off by ftruncating an in-use swapfile,
* which will scribble on the fs.