Re: [PATCH block/for-linus] writeback: fix syncing of I_DIRTY_TIME inodes

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Mon Aug 24 2015 - 15:32:49 EST

Hello, Jan.

On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 09:08:47PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> Inode may contain writeback pages (but not dirty pages) without being on
> any of the dirty lists. That is correct. Josef Bacik had patches to create

Hmmm... Can you please expand on how / why that happens? It's kinda
weird to require writeback to walk all inodes regardless of their
dirty states.

> a list to track inodes with pages under writeback but they clashed with
> your patch series and they didn't get rebased yet AFAIR.

Wouldn't it make more sense to simply put them on one of the existing
b_* lists?


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