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Date:   Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:41:57 +0200
From:   Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:     "zhangyi (F)" <yi.zhang@...wei.com>
Cc:     linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, tytso@....edu, jack@...e.cz,
        adilger.kernel@...ger.ca, zhangxiaoxu5@...wei.com,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/5] ext4: detect metadata async write error when
 getting journal's write access

On Wed 17-06-20 19:59:45, zhangyi (F) wrote:
> Although we have already introduce s_bdev_wb_err_work to detect and
> handle async write metadata buffer error as soon as possible, there is
> still a potential race that could lead to filesystem inconsistency,
> which is the buffer may reading and re-writing out to journal before
> s_bdev_wb_err_work run. So this patch detect bdev mapping->wb_err when
> getting journal's write access and also mark the filesystem error if
> something bad happened.
> 
> Signed-off-by: zhangyi (F) <yi.zhang@...wei.com>

So instead of all this, cannot we just do:

	if (work_pending(sbi->s_bdev_wb_err_work))
		flush_work(sbi->s_bdev_wb_err_work);

? And so we are sure the filesystem is aborted if the abort was pending?

								Honza
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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