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SubjectRe: 2.4.20pre5aa1
Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
>
> ...
>
> The 2.5 libaio that works with this kernel and 2.5 is here:
>
> http://www.us.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/andrea/libaio/libaio-0.3.15-2.5.tar.gz

Thanks for doing this. The lack of AIO-aware applications and of
testing tools for AIO is a bit of a worry at present.

> Only in 2.4.20pre5aa1: 00_prepare-write-fixes-3-1
>
> Also check the i_size is in sync with the last block we allocated in
> the metadata, it won't be updated in the commit_write if prepare_write
> is failing.

That's the right thing to do I guess. Is this a problem in practice?
If prepare_write() fails, generic_file_write() will truncate back to
the current i_size?

> Only in 2.4.20pre5aa1: 9920_kgdb-1.gz
>
> kgdb from akpm.

Life in the fast lane ;) Kudos to Amit Kale.
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