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From: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-ext4 <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org>,
	cluster-devel <cluster-devel@redhat.com>,
	Linux-MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [Cluster-devel] [PATCH 05/12] gfs2: fix O_SYNC write handling
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2020 16:31:58 +0100
Message-ID: <CAHc6FU45m59PjBWWO=F740_jyOtKSwc__XfYhP84WkpK0uqcWQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200114161225.309792-6-hch@lst.de>

Hi Christoph,

thanks for this patch, and sorry for taking so long to react.

On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 5:54 PM Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> wrote:
> Don't ignore the return value from generic_write_sync for the direct to
> buffered I/O callback case when written is non-zero.  Also don't bother
> to call generic_write_sync for the pure direct I/O case, as iomap_dio_rw
> already takes care of that.

I like the idea, but the patch as is doesn't quite work: iomap_dio_rw
already bumps iocb->ki_pos, so we end up with the wrong value by
adding the (direct + buffered) write size again.
We'd probably also be better served by replacing
filemap_write_and_wait_range with generic_write_sync + IOCB_DSYNC in
the buffered fallback case. I'll send an update that you'll hopefully
like.

Andreas


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Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-14 16:12 RFC: hold i_rwsem until aio completes Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 01/12] mm: fix a comment in sys_swapon Christoph Hellwig
2020-02-10 23:29   ` Andrew Morton
2020-02-12  7:37     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 02/12] locking/rwsem: Exit early when held by an anonymous owner Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 18:17   ` Waiman Long
2020-01-14 18:25     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 18:33       ` Waiman Long
2020-01-14 18:55       ` Waiman Long
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 03/12] xfs: fix IOCB_NOWAIT handling in xfs_file_dio_aio_read Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 04/12] gfs2: move setting current->backing_dev_info Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 05/12] gfs2: fix O_SYNC write handling Christoph Hellwig
2020-02-06 15:31   ` Andreas Gruenbacher [this message]
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 06/12] iomap: pass a flags value to iomap_dio_rw Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 07/12] iomap: allow holding i_rwsem until aio completion Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 08/12] ext4: hold i_rwsem until AIO completes Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 21:50   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2020-01-15  6:48     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 09/12] gfs2: " Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 10/12] xfs: " Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 11/12] xfs: don't set IOMAP_DIO_SYNCHRONOUS for unaligned I/O Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 16:12 ` [PATCH 12/12] iomap: remove the inode_dio_begin/end calls Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 18:47 ` RFC: hold i_rwsem until aio completes Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-15  6:54   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-14 19:27 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-15  6:56   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-15 13:24     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-15 14:33       ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-15 14:49         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-15 19:03           ` Waiman Long
2020-01-15 19:07             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-18 22:40         ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-15 15:36       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-15 16:26         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-01-16 14:00 ` Jan Kara
2020-02-03 17:44   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-18  9:28 ` Dave Chinner
2020-02-03 17:46   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-02-03 23:02     ` Dave Chinner

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