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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/10] Fix page_mkwrite() for blocksize < pagesize (version 3)
    On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 07:59:47PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
    > patches below are an attempt to solve problems filesystems have with
    > page_mkwrite() when blocksize < pagesize (see the changelog of the second patch
    > for details).
    > Could someone please review them so that they can get merged - especially the
    > generic VFS/MM part? It fixes observed problems (WARN_ON triggers) for ext4 and
    > makes ext2/ext3 behave more nicely (mmapped write getting page fault instead
    > of silently discarding data).

    Will you be able to send it as two series.

    a) One that fix the blocksize < page size bug
    b) making ext2/3 mmaped write give better allocation pattern.

    Doing that will make sure (a) can go in this merge window. There are
    other ext4 fixes waiting for (a) to be merged in.

    > The series is against Linus's tree from today. The differences against previous
    > version are one bugfix in ext3 delalloc implementation... Please test and review.
    > Thanks.


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