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From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
To: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-btrfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-erofs@lists.ozlabs.org,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org, cluster-devel@redhat.com,
	ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 04/12] mm: Add readahead address space operation
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:57:40 -0800
Message-ID: <4e28eb80-d602-47e6-51ec-63bb39e1a296@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200125013553.24899-5-willy@infradead.org>

On 1/24/20 5:35 PM, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.rst
> index 7d4d09dd5e6d..bb06fb7b120b 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.rst
> @@ -706,6 +706,8 @@ cache in your filesystem.  The following members are defined:
>  		int (*readpage)(struct file *, struct page *);
>  		int (*writepages)(struct address_space *, struct writeback_control *);
>  		int (*set_page_dirty)(struct page *page);
> +		unsigned (*readahead)(struct file *filp, struct address_space *mapping,
> +				 pgoff_t start, unsigned nr_pages);
>  		int (*readpages)(struct file *filp, struct address_space *mapping,
>  				 struct list_head *pages, unsigned nr_pages);
>  		int (*write_begin)(struct file *, struct address_space *mapping,
> @@ -781,6 +783,15 @@ cache in your filesystem.  The following members are defined:
>  	If defined, it should set the PageDirty flag, and the
>  	PAGECACHE_TAG_DIRTY tag in the radix tree.
>  
> +``readahead``
> +	called by the VM to read pages associated with the address_space
> +	object.  The pages are consecutive in the page cache and are
> +        locked.  The implementation should decrement the page refcount after
> +        attempting I/O on each page.  Usually the page will be unlocked by
> +        the I/O completion handler.  If the function does not attempt I/O on
> +        some pages, return the number of pages which were not read so the
> +        common code can unlock the pages for you.
> +

Please use consistent indentation (tabs).

>  ``readpages``
>  	called by the VM to read pages associated with the address_space
>  	object.  This is essentially just a vector version of readpage.


cheers.
-- 
~Randy


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Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-25  1:35 [PATCH 00/12] Change readahead API Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 01/12] mm: Fix the return type of __do_page_cache_readahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 02/12] readahead: Ignore return value of ->readpages Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 03/12] readahead: Put pages in cache earlier Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25 19:44   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 04/12] mm: Add readahead address space operation Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  3:57   ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2020-02-01  0:25     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-29  0:24   ` Dave Chinner
2020-01-30  8:00     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 05/12] fs: Convert mpage_readpages to mpage_readahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 06/12] btrfs: Convert from readpages to readahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-29  0:46   ` Dave Chinner
2020-01-30  8:09     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-31  2:17       ` Dave Chinner
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 07/12] erofs: Convert uncompressed files " Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:53   ` Gao Xiang
2020-01-25 19:09     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-29  0:57   ` Dave Chinner
2020-01-30  8:10     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 08/12] erofs: Convert compressed " Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 09/12] ext4: Convert " Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 10/12] f2fs: " Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 11/12] fuse: " Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-29  1:08   ` Dave Chinner
2020-01-30 21:35     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-31  2:19       ` Dave Chinner
2020-01-29 10:50   ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-01-30  7:26     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-25  1:35 ` [PATCH 12/12] iomap: " Matthew Wilcox
2020-01-29  1:38   ` Dave Chinner
2020-01-31  9:44     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-02-13  4:38 ` [PATCH 00/12] Change readahead API Andrew Morton
2020-02-13 13:43   ` Matthew Wilcox

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