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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: set_page_dirty_balance() vs ->page_mkwrite()
On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 05:47:52PM +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> > block_page_mkwrite() is just using generic interfaces to do this,
> > same as pretty much any write() system call. The idea was to make it
> > as similar to the write() call path as possible...
> >
> > However, unlike generic_file_buffered_write(), we are not calling
> > balance_dirty_pages_ratelimited(mapping) between
> > ->prepare/commit_write call pairs. Perhaps this should be added to
> > block_page_mkwrite() after the page is unlocked....
> That sounds pretty sane, in terms of matching with
> generic_file_buffered_write.

I agree. We could also insert a call to balance_dirty_pages_ratelimited() in

Mark Fasheh
Senior Software Developer, Oracle
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