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Date:	Mon, 13 Sep 2010 17:24:10 -0400
From:	Ted Ts'o <>
To:	Eric Sandeen <>
Cc:	ext4 development <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] break out of ext4_num_dirty_pages() when we hit

On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 02:00:58PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> ext4_num_dirty_pages() will continue scanning after we accumulate
> max_pages, possibly for a very long time without doing anything
> useful at all.  When we hit max_pages, we should set done=1
> so that the break will release the pagevec, exit the loop, and
> return from the function.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <>

Added to the ext4 tree, thanks.

					- Ted
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