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SubjectRe: [PATCH] aio: propogate post-EIOCBQUEUED errors to completion event
>> I would argue that one common cause of the EIO is userland
>> error (mmap concurrent with O_DIRECT), and EIO is the correct answer.
> I disagree. That means that using the pagecache to synchronize
> things like
> the proposed online defragmentation will occasionally make O_DIRECT
> users
> fail.

Well, only if the pages couldn't be invalidated. Arguably ext3
should be trying a lot harder to invalidate before giving up and
returning failure from invalidate_page().

Hopefully this all goes away in the long term with Chris'
"placeholder" work that stops insertions into the radix tree while
dio ops are in flight.

- z
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