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Date:   Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:55:40 -0400 (EDT)
From:   Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@...hat.com>
To:     Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>
Cc:     linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 6/6] xfs: disable map_sync for async flush


> 
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 01:36:12PM +0530, Pankaj Gupta wrote:
> > Dont support 'MAP_SYNC' with non-DAX files and DAX files
> > with asynchronous dax_device. Virtio pmem provides
> > asynchronous host page cache flush mechanism. We don't
> > support 'MAP_SYNC' with virtio pmem and xfs.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Pankaj Gupta <pagupta@...hat.com>
> > ---
> >  fs/xfs/xfs_file.c | 10 ++++++----
> >  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> > index 1f2e2845eb76..0e59be018511 100644
> > --- a/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> > +++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> > @@ -1196,11 +1196,13 @@ xfs_file_mmap(
> >  	struct file	*filp,
> >  	struct vm_area_struct *vma)
> >  {
> > -	/*
> > -	 * We don't support synchronous mappings for non-DAX files. At least
> > -	 * until someone comes with a sensible use case.
> > +	struct dax_device *dax_dev = xfs_find_daxdev_for_inode
> > +						(file_inode(filp));
> > +
> > +	/* We don't support synchronous mappings for non-DAX files and
> > +	 * for DAX files if underneath dax_device is not synchronous.
> >  	 */
> 
> 	/*
> 	 * This is the correct multi-line comment format. Please
> 	 * update the patch to maintain the existing comment format.
> 	 */

Sure. Will correct this for both xfs & ext4.

Thanks,
Pankaj

> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Dave.
> --
> Dave Chinner
> david@...morbit.com
> 

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