Re: [PATCH] f2fs: remove dirty inode pages in error path

From: Jaegeuk Kim
Date: Sat Sep 24 2016 - 13:47:23 EST

On Sat, Sep 24, 2016 at 09:02:02AM +0800, Chao Yu wrote:
> On 2016/9/24 5:11, Jaegeuk Kim wrote:
> > When getting EIO while handling orphan inodes, we can get some dirty node
> > pages. Then, f2fs_write_node_pages() called by iput(node_inode) will try
> > to flush node pages. But in this case, we should prevent to do that, since
> > we will try again from the start.
> We are protected since we set SBI_POR_DOING flag in sb, so we are safe now?

Safe, but we get an infinite loop to flush node pages.

> Thanks,