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Date:   Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:47:18 -0400
From:   Theodore Ts'o <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:, Thomas Gleixner <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] jbd2: Fix lockdep annotation in add_transaction_credits()

On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 02:30:43PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> Thomas has reported a lockdep splat hitting in
> add_transaction_credits(). The problem is that that function calls
> jbd2_might_wait_for_commit() while holding j_state_lock which is wrong
> (we do not really wait for transaction commit while holding that lock).
> Fix the problem by moving jbd2_might_wait_for_commit() into places where
> we are ready to wait for transaction commit and thus j_state_lock is
> unlocked.
> Fixes: 1eaa566d368b214d99cbb973647c1b0b8102a9ae
> Reported-by: Thomas Gleixner <>
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <>

Thanks, applied.

						- Ted
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