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Subject[54/99] nilfs2: fix dirty page accounting leak causing hang at write
2.6.31-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

From: Ryusuke Konishi <>

commit b1e19e5601277845b4f17ecd7c9ba04f73ee11aa upstream.

Bruno Prémont and Dunphy, Bill noticed me that NILFS will certainly
hang on ARM-based targets.

I found this was caused by an underflow of dirty pages counter. A
b-tree cache routine was marking page dirty without adjusting page
account information.

This fixes the dirty page accounting leak and resolves the hang on
arm-based targets.

Reported-by: Bruno Prémont <>
Reported-by: Dunphy, Bill <>
Signed-off-by: Ryusuke Konishi <>
Tested-by: Bruno Prémont <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

fs/nilfs2/btnode.c | 3 +--
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/fs/nilfs2/btnode.c
+++ b/fs/nilfs2/btnode.c
@@ -276,8 +276,7 @@ void nilfs_btnode_commit_change_key(stru
"invalid oldkey %lld (newkey=%lld)",
(unsigned long long)oldkey,
(unsigned long long)newkey);
- if (!test_set_buffer_dirty(obh) && TestSetPageDirty(opage))
- BUG();
+ nilfs_btnode_mark_dirty(obh);

radix_tree_delete(&btnc->page_tree, oldkey);

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