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From: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Cc: linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] xfs: force writes to delalloc regions to unwritten
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:16:01 -0800
Message-ID: <20200116231601.GM8247@magnolia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200116164741.GA4593@infradead.org>

On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 08:47:41AM -0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 10:15:50PM -0800, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> > From: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
> > 
> > When writing to a delalloc region in the data fork, commit the new
> > allocations (of the da reservation) as unwritten so that the mappings
> > are only marked written once writeback completes successfully.  This
> > fixes the problem of stale data exposure if the system goes down during
> > targeted writeback of a specific region of a file, as tested by
> > generic/042.
> 
> I think this is the only safe way to deal with buffered I/O into
> holes, so:

Ditto.  Thanks for reviewing things!

--D

> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-16  6:15 [PATCH 0/2] xfs: fix stale disk exposure after crash Darrick J. Wong
2020-01-16  6:15 ` [PATCH 1/2] xfs: force writes to delalloc regions to unwritten Darrick J. Wong
2020-01-16 16:47   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-16 23:16     ` Darrick J. Wong [this message]
2020-01-19 20:49   ` Dave Chinner
2020-02-03 20:14     ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-01-16  6:15 ` [PATCH 2/2] xfs: relax unwritten writeback overhead under some circumstances Darrick J. Wong
2020-01-16 16:49   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-16 23:15     ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-01-16 16:49 ` [PATCH 0/2] xfs: fix stale disk exposure after crash Christoph Hellwig
2020-01-16 23:00   ` Darrick J. Wong

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