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Date:	Wed, 4 Jun 2008 01:11:10 +0530
From:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	cmm@...ibm.com
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: delalloc  block reservation fix

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 10:59:37PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> a) We need to decrement the meta data blocks that got allocated
> from percpu s_freeblocks_counter
> 
> b) We need to protect the reservation block counter so that
> reserve and release space doesn't race each other.
> 
> c) don't check for free space in ext4_mb_new_blocks with delalloc
> We already reserved the space.
> 

Needs this change to get fsstress running.

diff --git a/fs/ext4/inode.c b/fs/ext4/inode.c
index 2e485a3..787ce99 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/inode.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/inode.c
@@ -1565,7 +1565,8 @@ static int ext4_da_get_block_write(struct inode *inode, sector_t iblock,
 		bh_result->b_size = (ret << inode->i_blkbits);
 
 		/* release reserved-but-unused meta blocks */
-		ext4_da_release_space(inode, ret, 0);
+		if (buffer_delay(bh_result))
+			ext4_da_release_space(inode, ret, 0);
 
 		/*
 		 * Update on-disk size along with block allocation
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