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Date:	Tue, 3 Jun 2008 15:33:04 -0700
From:	Andrew Morton <>
To:	Hidehiro Kawai <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] jbd: ordered data integrity fix

On Mon, 02 Jun 2008 19:45:04 +0900
Hidehiro Kawai <> wrote:

> In ordered mode, if a buffer being dirtied exists in the committing

I changed this text to read "if a file data buffer being dirtied". 
Please do be careful when describing all these buffers, else it gets
more confusing that it already is.

> transaction, we write the buffer to the disk, move it from the
> committing transaction to the running transaction, then dirty it.
> But we don't have to remove the buffer from the committing
> transaction when the buffer couldn't be written out, otherwise it
> would miss the error and the committing transaction would not abort.
> This patch adds an error check before removing the buffer from the
> committing transaction.
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