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Date:   Tue, 25 Aug 2020 10:11:29 +0800
From:   yebin <yebin10@...wei.com>
To:     Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
CC:     <jack@...e.com>, <tytso@....edu>, <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Fix race between do_invalidatepage and
 init_page_buffers

Your patch certainly can fix the problem with my testcases, but I don't 
think it's
a good way. There are other paths that can call do_invalidatepage , for 
instance
block ioctl to discard and zero_range.

On 2020/8/24 23:51, Jan Kara wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Sat 22-08-20 16:22:16, Ye Bin wrote:
>> Ye Bin (2):
>>    ext4: Add comment to BUFFER_FLAGS_DISCARD for search code
>>    jbd2: Fix race between do_invalidatepage and init_page_buffers
>>
>>   fs/buffer.c                 | 12 +++++++++++-
>>   fs/jbd2/journal.c           |  7 +++++++
>>   include/linux/buffer_head.h |  2 ++
>>   3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> Thanks for the good description of the problem and the analysis. I could
> now easily understand what was really happening on your system. I think the
> problem should be fixed differently through - it is a problem of
> block_write_full_page() that it invalidates buffers while JBD2 is working
> with them. Attached patch should also fix the problem. Can you please test
> whether it fixes your testcase as well? Thanks!
>
> 								Honza


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