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* xfs: untangle the direct I/O and DAX path, fix DAX locking
@ 2016-06-22 15:27 Christoph Hellwig
  2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 1/8] xfs: don't pass ioflags around in the ioctl path Christoph Hellwig
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From: Christoph Hellwig @ 2016-06-22 15:27 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: xfs; +Cc: linux-nvdimm, linux-fsdevel

The last patch is what started the series:  XFS currently uses the
direct I/O locking strategy for DAX because DAX was overloaded onto
the direct I/O path.  For XFS this means that we only take a shared
inode lock instead of the normal exclusive one for writes IFF they
are properly aligned.  While this is fine for O_DIRECT which requires
explicit opt-in from the application it's not fine for DAX where we'll
suddenly lose expected and required synchronization of the file system
happens to use DAX undeneath.

Patches 1-7 just untangle the code so that we can deal with DAX on
it's own easily.


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2016-06-22 15:27 xfs: untangle the direct I/O and DAX path, fix DAX locking Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 1/8] xfs: don't pass ioflags around in the ioctl path Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 2/8] xfs: kill ioflags Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 3/8] xfs: remove s_maxbytes enforcement in xfs_file_read_iter Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 4/8] xfs: split xfs_file_read_iter into buffered and direct I/O helpers Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 5/8] xfs: stop using generic_file_read_iter for direct I/O Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 6/8] xfs: direct calls in the direct I/O path Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 7/8] xfs: split direct I/O and DAX path Christoph Hellwig
2016-09-29  2:53   ` Darrick J. Wong
2016-09-29  8:38     ` aio completions vs file_accessed race, was: " Christoph Hellwig
2016-09-29 20:18       ` Christoph Hellwig
2016-09-29 20:18         ` Christoph Hellwig
2016-09-29 20:33           ` Darrick J. Wong
2016-06-22 15:27 ` [PATCH 8/8] xfs: fix locking for DAX writes Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-23 14:22   ` Boaz Harrosh
2016-06-23 23:24 ` xfs: untangle the direct I/O and DAX path, fix DAX locking Dave Chinner
2016-06-24  1:14   ` Dan Williams
2016-06-24  7:13     ` Dave Chinner
2016-06-24  7:31       ` Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-24  7:26   ` Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-24 23:00     ` Dave Chinner
2016-06-28 13:10       ` Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-28 13:27         ` Boaz Harrosh
2016-06-28 13:39           ` Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-28 13:56             ` Boaz Harrosh
2016-06-28 15:39               ` Christoph Hellwig
2016-06-29 12:23                 ` Boaz Harrosh

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