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From: Jan Kara <>
To: <>
Cc: <>, <>,
	Christoph Hellwig <>, yebin <>,
	Andreas Dilger <>, Jens Axboe <>,
	Jan Kara <>
Subject: [PATCH 0/2 v2] bdev: Avoid discarding buffers under a filesystem
Date: Fri,  4 Sep 2020 10:58:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)


this patch set fixes problems when buffer heads are discarded under a
live filesystem (which can lead to all sorts of issues like crashes in case
of ext4). Patch 1 drops some stale buffer invalidation code, patch 2
temporarily gets exclusive access to the block device for the duration of
buffer cache handling to avoid interfering with other exclusive bdev user.
The patch fixes the problems for me and pass xfstests for ext4.

Changes since v1:
* Check for exclusive access to the bdev instead of for the presence of


             reply	other threads:[~2020-09-04  8:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-04  8:58 Jan Kara [this message]
2020-09-04  8:58 ` [PATCH 1/2] fs: Don't invalidate page buffers in block_write_full_page() Jan Kara
2020-09-07  7:12   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-04  8:58 ` [PATCH 2/2] block: Do not discard buffers under a mounted filesystem Jan Kara
2020-09-07  7:12   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-07 10:35 ` [PATCH 0/2 v2] bdev: Avoid discarding buffers under a filesystem Jan Kara
2020-09-07 16:24   ` Jens Axboe

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