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SubjectRe: [PATCH] reiserfs: don't drop PG_dirty when releasing sub-page-sized dirty file
On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 19:56:20 +0800
Fengguang Wu <> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 12:07:07PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > [ adding reiserfs devs to the CC ]
> Thank you.
> This fix is kind of crude - even when it fixed Maxim's problem, and
> survived my stress testing of a lot of patching and kernel compiling.
> I'd be glad to see better solutions.

This should be safe, reiserfs has the buffer heads themselves clean and
the page should get cleaned eventually. The cancel_dirty_page call was
just an optimization to be VM friendly.

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