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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
index 9d019d35728..bd55038b56f 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
@@ -203,8 +203,6 @@ struct super_operations {
struct inode *(*alloc_inode)(struct super_block *sb);
void (*destroy_inode)(struct inode *);
- void (*read_inode) (struct inode *);
-
void (*dirty_inode) (struct inode *);
int (*write_inode) (struct inode *, int);
void (*put_inode) (struct inode *);
@@ -242,15 +240,6 @@ or bottom half).
->alloc_inode was defined and simply undoes anything done by
->alloc_inode.
- read_inode: this method is called to read a specific inode from the
- mounted filesystem. The i_ino member in the struct inode is
- initialized by the VFS to indicate which inode to read. Other
- members are filled in by this method.
-
- You can set this to NULL and use iget5_locked() instead of iget()
- to read inodes. This is necessary for filesystems for which the
- inode number is not sufficient to identify an inode.
-
dirty_inode: this method is called by the VFS to mark an inode dirty.
write_inode: this method is called when the VFS needs to write an
@@ -308,9 +297,9 @@ or bottom half).
quota_write: called by the VFS to write to filesystem quota file.
-The read_inode() method is responsible for filling in the "i_op"
-field. This is a pointer to a "struct inode_operations" which
-describes the methods that can be performed on individual inodes.
+Whoever sets up the inode is responsible for filling in the "i_op" field. This
+is a pointer to a "struct inode_operations" which describes the methods that
+can be performed on individual inodes.
The Inode Object