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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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