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SubjectRe: [PATCH] VM: Fix the gfp_mask in invalidate_complete_page2


Trond Myklebust wrote:
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> No. Invalidatepage does precisely the wrong thing: it invalidates dirty
> data instead of committing it to disk. If you need to have the data
> invalidated, then you should call truncate_inode_pages().
Just curious... would it make sense to call truncate_inode_pages()
to purge the the readdir cache? Meaning, in nfs_revalidate_mapping()
truncate_inode_pages() would be called for S_ISDIR inodes?

It seems to me that it would be more of a decisive why to ensure
the readdir cache is purged...

steved.

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