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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
To: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Badari Pulavarty <pbadari@us.ibm.com>,
	stable@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix commit of ordered data buffers
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 15:12:05 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20060911151205.9cfcfa2a.akpm@osdl.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20060911210530.GA28445@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz>

On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 23:05:30 +0200
Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> wrote:

>   here is the patch that came out of the thread "set_page_buffer_dirty
> should skip unmapped buffers". It fixes several flaws in the code
> writing out ordered data buffers during commit. It definitely fixed the
> problem Badari was seeing with fsx-linux test.  Could you include it
> into -mm? Since there are quite complex interactions with other JBD code
> and the locking is kind of ugly, I'd leave it in -mm for a while whether
> some bug does not emerge ;). Thanks.

yup.  Thanks, guys.  I'll take a close look at this.  I'll aim to get it
into 2.6.19-rc1 a week or so after 2.6.18 is released.  Once it has cooked
in mainline for a couple of weeks it should be then suitable for a 2.6.18.x
backport.  That'll be around the 2.6.19-rc2 timeframe.

  reply	other threads:[~2006-09-11 22:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-09-11 21:05 Jan Kara
2006-09-11 22:12 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2006-09-28  8:31 ` Zhang, Yanmin
2006-09-28 21:35   ` Jan Kara
2006-09-29  1:27     ` Zhang, Yanmin
2006-09-29  9:21       ` Jan Kara
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2005-09-13 15:30 Jan Kara
2005-09-14  1:43 ` Andrew Morton
2005-09-14 12:03   ` Jan Kara
2005-09-14 18:30     ` Andrew Morton
2005-09-15  7:23       ` Jan Kara
2005-09-14 13:02   ` Stephen C. Tweedie

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