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From: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
To: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@redhat.com>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 4/5] ext4: disable map_sync for virtio pmem
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 15:42:15 +0100
Message-ID: <20190109144215.GI15397@quack2.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190109135606.15401-1-pagupta@redhat.com>

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()?

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

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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 ` Jan Kara [this message]
2019-01-09 14:54   ` [PATCH v3 4/5] ext4: " Pankaj Gupta
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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