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From: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Cc: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>, Goldwyn Rodrigues <rgoldwyn@suse.de>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, jack@suse.com,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, linux-btrfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org, linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org,
	sagi@grimberg.me, avi@scylladb.com, axboe@kernel.dk,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, willy@infradead.org,
	tom.leiming@gmail.com, Goldwyn Rodrigues <rgoldwyn@suse.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:13:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170410151359.GH3224@quack2.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170410143943.GA2930@infradead.org>

On Mon 10-04-17 07:39:43, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 02:37:50PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> > I don't understand here. Do you want that all filesystems support NOWAIT
> > direct IO?
> 
> No.  Per-file_system_type is way to coarse grained.  All feature flag
> needs to be per-file_operation at least for cases like ext4 with our
> without extents (or journal) XFS v4 vs v5, different NFS versions, etc.

Ah, I see your point now. Thanks for patience. I think we could make this
work by making generic_file_write/read_iter() refuse NOWAIT IO with
EOPNOTSUPP and then only modify those few filesystems that implement their
own iter helpers and will not initially support NOWAIT IO. Sounds easy
enough.

								Honza
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

  reply	other threads:[~2017-04-10 15:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-03 18:52 [PATCH 0/8 v4] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
     [not found] ` <20170403185307.6243-1-rgoldwyn-l3A5Bk7waGM@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-03 18:53   ` [PATCH 1/8] nowait aio: Introduce IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  6:48     ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-03 18:53   ` [PATCH 8/8] nowait aio: btrfs Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 2/8] nowait aio: Return if cannot get hold of i_rwsem Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 3/8] nowait aio: return if direct write will trigger writeback Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 4/8] nowait-aio: Introduce IOMAP_NOWAIT Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 5/8] nowait aio: return on congested block device Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  6:49   ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  7:58   ` Jan Kara
2017-04-04  8:41     ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-04 18:41       ` Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-10  7:45         ` Christoph Hellwig
     [not found]           ` <20170410074539.GA18250-wEGCiKHe2LqWVfeAwA7xHQ@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-10 12:37             ` Jan Kara
2017-04-10 14:39               ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-04-10 15:13                 ` Jan Kara [this message]
2017-04-03 18:53 ` [PATCH 7/8] nowait aio: xfs Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-04  6:52   ` Christoph Hellwig
     [not found]     ` <20170404065211.GD21942-wEGCiKHe2LqWVfeAwA7xHQ@public.gmane.org>
2017-04-06 22:54       ` Darrick J. Wong
2017-04-07 11:34         ` Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-07 15:08           ` Darrick J. Wong
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2017-05-09 12:22 [PATCH 0/8 v7] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-05-09 12:22 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues
     [not found]   ` <20170509122219.31756-7-rgoldwyn-l3A5Bk7waGM@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-09 14:57     ` Jan Kara
2017-04-14 12:02 [PATCH 0/8 v6] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-04-14 12:02 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-03-15 21:50 [PATCH 0/8 v3] No wait AIO Goldwyn Rodrigues
2017-03-15 21:51 ` [PATCH 6/8] nowait aio: ext4 Goldwyn Rodrigues

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