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SubjectRe: [10/24] vfs: Add no_nrwrite_index_update writeback control flag
On 05/25/2010 11:52 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 07:12:08AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 03:28:06PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>>> 2.6.27-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
>>
>> NACK. This has been shown to cause severe writeback regression for
>> other filesystems and is beeing reverted in mianline.
>
> Ok, if I drop this one, I think I need to drop an ext4 patch as well,
> I'll go figure that out and respin a -rc2 with this change in it.

You'd have to drop the next two ext4 -stable patches to get a buildable
kernel if you drop this one. The last of those ext4 patches is the one
which fixes the deadlock from kernel bugzilla #12579.

Jayson


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