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SubjectRe: [linux-next][XFS][trinity] WARNING: CPU: 32 PID: 31369 at fs/iomap.c:993
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On 09/18/2017 09:43 AM, Al Viro wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 05:39:47PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 09:28:55AM -0600, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>> If it's expected, why don't we kill the WARN_ON_ONCE()? I get it all
>>> the time running xfstests as well.
>>
>> Dave insisted on it to decourage users/applications from mixing
>> mmap and direct I/O.
>>
>> In many ways a tracepoint might be the better way to diagnose these.
>
> sysctl suppressing those two, perhaps?

I'd rather just make it a trace point, but don't care too much.

The code doesn't even have a comment as to why that WARN_ON() is
there or expected. Seems pretty sloppy to me, not a great way
to "discourage" users to mix mmap/dio.

--
Jens Axboe

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