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diff --git a/fs/dcache.c b/fs/dcache.c
index be18598c7fd..b05aac3a8cf 100644
--- a/fs/dcache.c
+++ b/fs/dcache.c
@@ -2138,8 +2138,9 @@ static void dentry_unlock_parents_for_move(struct dentry *dentry,
* @target: new dentry
*
* Update the dcache to reflect the move of a file name. Negative
- * dcache entries should not be moved in this way. Caller hold
- * rename_lock.
+ * dcache entries should not be moved in this way. Caller must hold
+ * rename_lock, the i_mutex of the source and target directories,
+ * and the sb->s_vfs_rename_mutex if they differ. See lock_rename().
*/
static void __d_move(struct dentry * dentry, struct dentry * target)
{
@@ -2202,7 +2203,8 @@ static void __d_move(struct dentry * dentry, struct dentry * target)
* @target: new dentry
*
* Update the dcache to reflect the move of a file name. Negative
- * dcache entries should not be moved in this way.
+ * dcache entries should not be moved in this way. See the locking
+ * requirements for __d_move.
*/
void d_move(struct dentry *dentry, struct dentry *target)
{
@@ -2320,7 +2322,8 @@ static void __d_materialise_dentry(struct dentry *dentry, struct dentry *anon)
* @inode: inode to bind to the dentry, to which aliases may be attached
*
* Introduces an dentry into the tree, substituting an extant disconnected
- * root directory alias in its place if there is one
+ * root directory alias in its place if there is one. Caller must hold the
+ * i_mutex of the parent directory.
*/
struct dentry *d_materialise_unique(struct dentry *dentry, struct inode *inode)
{