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Date:   Sat, 3 Dec 2022 23:06:47 -0800
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:     Ted Tso <>,,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Ritesh Harjani <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/11] ext4: Remove ordered data support from

> + * This function is now used only when journaling data. We cannot start
> + * transaction directly because transaction start ranks above page lock so we
> + * have to do some magic.
>   */
> +static int ext4_writepage(struct page *page, struct writeback_control *wbc,
> +			  void *data)

Maybe call this ext4_journalled_writepage now to make the limitation
more clear?  And/or fold __ext4_journalled_writepage into while we're
at it.

Otherwise looks good:

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

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