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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/12] mm: allow read-ahead with IOCB_NOWAIT set
On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 01:51:13PM -0600, Jens Axboe wrote:
> The read-ahead shouldn't block, so allow it to be done even if
> IOCB_NOWAIT is set in the kiocb.
> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <>

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <>

Looks reasonable. Especially after patch 1 - although it seems that
even before that, IOCB_NOWAIT could have occasionally ended up in
page_cache_async_readahead(), which isn't too different from the sync
variant except for the range calculations, and may have blocked on IO
submission in the past.

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