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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] ext3 data=guarded v3
On Wed 15-04-09 13:35:23, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Apr 2009, Chris Mason wrote:
> >
> > Here is another version of the data=guarded work for ext3. The main
> > difference between this code and yesterday's is the guarded writepage
> > function now sends any newly allocated block through the old data=ordered code.
> I'm inclined to apply the first two patches as infrastructure, since they
> seem to make sense regardless of data=ordered. The ability to get a
> callback when IO ends sounds like something that a number of cases might
> find intriguing, and it's obviously how the actual IO has worked
> internally anyway.
> Comments?
Yes, the first two patches look fine to me. I tried to review the third
patch yesterday but my mind has blown up when trying to track all the
possible interactions and I started doing something else to preserve last
bits of sanity ;). Will retry later...

Jan Kara <>

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