Re: [PATCH] writeback: skip new or to-be-freed inodes

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Jun 08 2009 - 06:46:03 EST

On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 05:29:30PM +0800, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> Thank you. Basically I'm not sure if UBIFS guarantees it won't be
> unmounted (hence the MS_ACTIVE bit is on) when calling
> generic_sync_sb_inodes() in shrink_liability() and ubifs_sync_fs().

Btw, the call in ubifs_sync_fs should be superflous in the
vfs-2.6#for-next tree. We now do make sure that all inodes are flushed
before calling ->sync_fs with the wait parameter.

shrink_liability is a more interesting case, I don't understand enough
of ubifs to comment on it.
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