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@@ -429,3 +429,9 @@ filemap_write_and_wait_range() so that all dirty pages are synced out properly.
You must also keep in mind that ->fsync() is not called with i_mutex held
anymore, so if you require i_mutex locking you must make sure to take it and
release it yourself.
+
+--
+[mandatory]
+ d_alloc_root() is gone, along with a lot of bugs caused by code
+misusing it. Replacement: d_make_root(inode). The difference is,
+d_make_root() drops the reference to inode if dentry allocation fails.