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From: Andrew Morton <>
To: Dave Chinner <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] writeback: fix range_cyclic writeback vs writepages deadlock
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2018 12:46:40 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri,  5 Oct 2018 15:45:26 +1000 Dave Chinner <> wrote:

> From: Dave Chinner <>
> We've recently seen a workload on XFS filesystems with a repeatable
> deadlock between background writeback and a multi-process
> application doing concurrent writes and fsyncs to a small range of a
> file.
> ...
> Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <>
> Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <>

Not a serious enough problem for a -stable backport?

  reply	other threads:[~2018-10-06  2:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-05  5:45 [PATCH] writeback: fix range_cyclic writeback vs writepages deadlock Dave Chinner
2018-10-05 19:46 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2018-10-05 23:37   ` Dave Chinner
2019-03-26  9:33 Gavin Will

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