Re: xfs bug in 2.6.26-rc9
From: Nick Piggin
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 00:12:57 EST
On Tuesday 15 July 2008 22:22, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > It would be easily possible to do, yes.
> What happened to your plans to merge ->nopfn into ->fault? Beeing
> able to restart page based faults would be a logical fallout from that.
Yeah I guess I should really do that, and you're right it would
work nicely for this.
Actually I have some code but it is not quite as nice as I'd like.
The problem is that we have the generic file fault handler, but not
a generic page mkwrite handler. So we still need some kind of
page_mkwrite aop which the file fault handler can then call if it
exists. It isn't a big problem AFAIKS, but just a bit irritating.
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