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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ext3: wait on all pending commits in ext3_sync_fs
On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 01:13:13PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Nov 2008 12:58:54 -0800
> Arthur Jones <ajones@riverbed.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Andrew, ...
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 12:37:50PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > OK. But still, questions remain.
> > >
> > > - should we clear s_dirt if log_wait_commit() didn't work?
> > >
> > > - ext3_force_commit() clears s_dirt also
> > >
> > > - should ext3_sync_fs() be dropping the ext3_force_commit() return
> > > value on the floor?

Should all the callers of ->sync_fs also be dropping the error returns
on the floor?

> >
> > - does ext4 have a similar issue (ext4_sync_fs looks the same)?
> >
>
> I'm sure it does. Someone(tm) should prepare the ext4 patch once we've
> settled on the ext3 patch.

I'll take care of it. And I would reflect the error returns up to
ext3_sync_fs's callers, although at the moment it's not clear it would
make much of a difference. :-(

- Ted


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