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Date:   Wed, 4 Aug 2021 17:46:25 +0200
From:   Jan Kara <>
To:     Wang Jianchao <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V3 5/5] ext4: make fallocate retry when err is ENOSPC

On Wed 04-08-21 17:32:21, Jan Kara wrote:
> On Sat 24-07-21 15:41:24, Wang Jianchao wrote:
> > From: Wang Jianchao <>
> > 
> > The blocks may be waiting for journal commit to be freed back to
> > mb buddy. Let fallocate wait and retry in that case.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Wang Jianchao <>
> Did you really observe this? Because the retry is already handled in
> ext4_alloc_file_blocks() that's used by ext4_fallocate(). So no retry
> should be needed there.

Oh, I can see you've addressed these already in another reply. I'll comment

Jan Kara <>

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