Re: [Ext2-devel] Re: [RFC] ext3/jbd race: releasing in-use journal_heads

From: Suparna Bhattacharya
Date: Tue Mar 08 2005 - 02:22:44 EST

On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 10:46:18PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Suparna Bhattacharya <suparna@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >
> > yup, looks like the same issue we hit in wait_on_page_writeback_range
> > during AIO work - probably want to break out of the outer loop as well
> > when this happens.
> The `next = page_index' before breaking will do that for us.
> >
> > How hard would it be to add an end_index parameter to the radix tree
> > lookup, since we seem to be hitting this in multiple places ?
> Really easy if you do it ;)
> Let's wait for this particular peiece of code to settle down, do a cleanup
> sometime?

OK - we can postpone this (let me know if the interface in the patch
I just posted seems like the right direction to use when we go for the


Suparna Bhattacharya (suparna@xxxxxxxxxx)
Linux Technology Center
IBM Software Lab, India

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