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Subject[PATCH v2] dm writecache: reject asynchronous pmem.
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The writecache driver does not handle asynchronous pmem. Reject it when
supplied as cache.

Link: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-nvdimm/87lfk5hahc.fsf@linux.ibm.com/
Fixes: 6e84200c0a29 ("virtio-pmem: Add virtio pmem driver")

Signed-off-by: Michal Suchanek <msuchanek@suse.de>
---
drivers/md/dm-writecache.c | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/md/dm-writecache.c b/drivers/md/dm-writecache.c
index 30505d70f423..1e4f37249e28 100644
--- a/drivers/md/dm-writecache.c
+++ b/drivers/md/dm-writecache.c
@@ -2271,6 +2271,12 @@ static int writecache_ctr(struct dm_target *ti, unsigned argc, char **argv)
ti->error = "Unable to map persistent memory for cache";
goto bad;
}
+
+ if (!dax_synchronous(wc->ssd_dev->dax_dev)) {
+ r = -EOPNOTSUPP;
+ ti->error = "Asynchronous persistent memory not supported as pmem cache";
+ goto bad;
+ }
} else {
size_t n_blocks, n_metadata_blocks;
uint64_t n_bitmap_bits;
--
2.26.2
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