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From: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@redhat.com>
To: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kvm@vger.kernel.org,
	qemu-devel@nongnu.org, linux-nvdimm@ml01.01.org,
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	vishal l verma <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 4/5] ext4: disable map_sync for virtio pmem
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 09:54:19 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <1413703615.61223613.1547045659656.JavaMail.zimbra@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190109144215.GI15397@quack2.suse.cz>


> 
> On Wed 09-01-19 19:26:05, Pankaj Gupta wrote:
> > Virtio pmem provides asynchronous host page cache flush
> > mechanism. We don't support 'MAP_SYNC' with virtio pmem
> > and ext4.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@redhat.com>
> ...
> > @@ -371,6 +373,13 @@ static int ext4_file_mmap(struct file *file, struct
> > vm_area_struct *vma)
> >  	if (!IS_DAX(file_inode(file)) && (vma->vm_flags & VM_SYNC))
> >  		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
> >  
> > +	/* We don't support synchronous mappings with guest direct access
> > +	 * and virtio based host page cache flush mechanism.
> > +	 */
> > +	if (IS_DAX(file_inode(file)) && virtio_pmem_host_cache_enabled(dax_dev)
> > +						&& (vma->vm_flags & VM_SYNC))
> > +		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
> > +
> 
> Shouldn't there rather be some generic way of doing this? Having
> virtio_pmem_host_cache_enabled() check in filesystem code just looks like
> filesystem sniffing into details is should not care about... Maybe just
> naming this (or having a wrapper) dax_dev_map_sync_supported()?

Thanks for the feedback.

Just wanted to avoid 'dax' in function name just to differentiate this with real dax.
But yes can add a wrapper: dax_dev_map_sync_supported()

Thanks,
Pankaj

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-09 13:56 Pankaj Gupta
2019-01-09 13:56 ` [PATCH v3 5/5] xfs: " Pankaj Gupta
2019-01-09 14:42 ` [PATCH v3 4/5] ext4: " Jan Kara
2019-01-09 14:54   ` Pankaj Gupta [this message]
2019-01-09 14:47 [PATCH v3 0/5] kvm "virtio pmem" device Pankaj Gupta
2019-01-09 14:47 ` [PATCH v3 4/5] ext4: disable map_sync for virtio pmem Pankaj Gupta

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