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Date:   Tue, 12 May 2020 13:45:33 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Ritesh Harjani <>
Cc:, "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>,, Jan Kara <>,
        "Aneesh Kumar K . V" <>,
        Sasha Levin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: Don't set dioread_nolock by default for blocksize
 < pagesize

On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 01:37:59PM +0530, Ritesh Harjani wrote:
> Hello stable-list,
> I think this subjected patch [1] missed the below fixes tag.
> I guess the subjected patch is only picked for 5.7. And
> AFAIU, this patch will be needed for 5.6 as well.
> Could you please do the needful.
> Fixes: 244adf6426ee31a (ext4: make dioread_nolock the default)
> [1]:

This patch does not apply to the 5.6 kernel tree at all.  Please provide
a working backport if you wish to see it present there.


greg k-h

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