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Date:	Thu, 27 Nov 2008 11:07:26 +0530
From:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>
To:	Theodore Tso <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] ext4: Fix the delalloc writepages to allocate
	blocks at the right offset.

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 12:53:21AM -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 03:12:27PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> > When iterating through the pages with all mapped buffer_heads
> > we failed to update the b_state value. This result in allocating
> > blocks at logical offset 0.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <>
> Hey Aneesh,
> I've been going through patches in the patch queue and I noticed that
> the subsequent patch 
> [PATCH 2/2] ext4: Mark the buffer_heads as dirty and uptodate after prepare_write
> has been merged to mainline, but this one wasn't.  From looking at the
> e-mail record, you said that the second one fixed the rtorrent
> corruption --- but looking at this patch and its description, it looks
> like this one should perhaps get pushed to Linus ASAP as well.  Do you
> remember if both patches were needed to fix the rtorrent corruption
> problem, or only the second one?

Both patches are not needed to fix the rtorrent problem. The second
patch actually fix the rtorrent issue.

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