Re: [EXT3/JBD] Periodic journal flush not enough?

From: Stephen C. Tweedie
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 15:06:38 EST


On Fri, 2004-03-26 at 23:55, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> I had created a patch a while ago, but never really got any testing on it.
> It would be great to get this problem fixed.

We don't really want to turn ENOSPC into an operation which always
requires synchronous IO, though, which your patch would do. We can
probably detect the case where we've failed the allocate due to a
b_committed_data collision, though, and perform the retry only in that


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