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Date:	Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:23:52 +0400
From:	Dmitry Monakhov <>
	Dmitry Monakhov <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/4] ext4: online defrag is not supported for journaled files

Proper block swap for inodes with full journaling enabled is
truly non obvious task. In order to be on a safe side let's
explicitly disable it for now.

Signed-off-by: Dmitry Monakhov <>
 fs/ext4/move_extent.c |    7 ++++++-
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/move_extent.c b/fs/ext4/move_extent.c
index 37c8497..0aa2ad7 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/move_extent.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/move_extent.c
@@ -1142,7 +1142,12 @@ ext4_move_extents(struct file *o_filp, struct file *d_filp,
 			orig_inode->i_ino, donor_inode->i_ino);
 		return -EINVAL;
+	/* TODO: This is non obvious task to swap blocks for inodes with full
+	   jornaling enabled */
+	if (ext4_should_journal_data(orig_inode) ||
+	    ext4_should_journal_data(donor_inode)) {
+		return -EINVAL;
+	}
 	/* Protect orig and donor inodes against a truncate */
 	mext_inode_double_lock(orig_inode, donor_inode);

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