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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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