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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] jbd: possible filesystem corruption fixes
Mingming Cao wrote:

>>>This patch set fixes several error handling problems to protect
>>>from filesystem corruption caused by I/O errors. It has been
>>>done only for JBD and ext3 parts.
>
> Could you sent Ext4/JBD2 version patches? Thanks!

I will try it, but I don't know I can send the Ext4/JBD2 version
within a reasonable time because I haven't read Ext4/JBD2 codes
so much yet.

>>There doesn't seem like much point in taking these patches as Jan is rewriting
>>the ordered mode path and most of these functions will be going away soon.
>>Those patches seem like they will be coming soon and will obsolete these.
>
> I hope we have a better ordered mode very soon too. Just thought it's
> still valid to fix the current ordered mode for people who uses
> linux-2.6.25 kernel today.

And older kernel users will be happy if someone or I make a backport
of this patch set.

Regards,
--
Hidehiro Kawai
Hitachi, Systems Development Laboratory
Linux Technology Center



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