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Date:   Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:31:09 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fscrypt: optimize fscrypt_zeroout_range()

On Thu, Dec 26, 2019 at 10:08:13AM -0600, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <>
> Currently fscrypt_zeroout_range() issues and waits on a bio for each
> block it writes, which makes it very slow.
> Optimize it to write up to 16 pages at a time instead.
> Also add a function comment, and improve reliability by allowing the
> allocations of the bio and the first ciphertext page to wait on the
> corresponding mempools.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <>

Looks good, feel free to add:

Reviewed-by: Theodore Ts'o <>

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