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Date:   Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:40:42 +0000
Subject: [Bug 201685] ext4 file system corruption

--- Comment #96 from Rainer Fiebig ( ---
(In reply to Jens Axboe from comment #94)
> In terms of ext4 changes, it'd be interesting to just revert this one:
> commit ac22b46a0b65dbeccbf4d458db95687e825bde90
> Author: Jens Axboe <>
> Date:   Fri Aug 17 15:45:42 2018 -0700
>     ext4: readpages() should submit IO as read-ahead
> as that guy is generally just not trust worthy. In all seriousness, though,
> it shouldn't cause issues (or I would not have done it), and we already do
> this for readpages in general, but I guess we could have an older bug in
> ext4 that depends deeply on read-ahead NOT failing. Not sure how likely that
> is, Ted can probably comment on that.
> But it's a trivial revert, and it could potentially be implicated.

Jens, could you provide the patch here, so that perhaps Jimmy and Nestor can
revert it on their 4.19.x and tell us what they see? 

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