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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 6/6] xfs: disable map_sync for async flush
On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 01:36:12PM +0530, Pankaj Gupta wrote:
> Dont support 'MAP_SYNC' with non-DAX files and DAX files
> with asynchronous dax_device. Virtio pmem provides
> asynchronous host page cache flush mechanism. We don't
> support 'MAP_SYNC' with virtio pmem and xfs.
>
> Signed-off-by: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@redhat.com>
> ---
> fs/xfs/xfs_file.c | 10 ++++++----
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> index 1f2e2845eb76..0e59be018511 100644
> --- a/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> +++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> @@ -1196,11 +1196,13 @@ xfs_file_mmap(
> struct file *filp,
> struct vm_area_struct *vma)
> {
> - /*
> - * We don't support synchronous mappings for non-DAX files. At least
> - * until someone comes with a sensible use case.
> + struct dax_device *dax_dev = xfs_find_daxdev_for_inode
> + (file_inode(filp));
> +
> + /* We don't support synchronous mappings for non-DAX files and
> + * for DAX files if underneath dax_device is not synchronous.
> */

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Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@fromorbit.com

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