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Date:   Fri, 14 Apr 2023 23:07:26 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:     "Theodore Ts'o" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/13 v1] ext4: Make ext4_writepages() write all journalled data

On Wed, 29 Mar 2023 17:49:31 +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> These patches modify ext4 so that whenever inode with journalled data is
> written back we make sure we writeout all the dirty data the inode has.
> Previously this was not the case as pages with journalled data that were still
> part of running (or committing) transaction appeared as clean to the writeback
> code. As a result we can remove workarounds for inodes with journalled data
> from multiple places.
> [...]

Applied, thanks!

[01/13] jdb2: Don't refuse invalidation of already invalidated buffers
        commit: bd159398a2d2234de07d310132865706964aaaa7
[02/13] ext4: Mark pages with journalled data dirty
        commit: d84c9ebdac1e39bc7b036c0c829ee8c1956edabc
[03/13] ext4: Keep pages with journalled data dirty
        commit: 265e72efa99fcc0959f8d33d346a7e0f2e3fe201
[04/13] ext4: Clear dirty bit from pages without data to write
        commit: 5e1bdea6391d09fde424a1406a04e01b208a04d2
[05/13] ext4: Commit transaction before writing back pages in data=journal mode
        commit: 1f1a55f0bf069799edd5f21a99ac1e3b10ebafee
[06/13] ext4: Drop special handling of journalled data from ext4_sync_file()
        commit: e360c6ed727401ad1a3b5080f06d2ec3a4b75f5b
[07/13] ext4: Drop special handling of journalled data from extent shifting operations
        commit: c000dfec7e88cee660cbc594c9716ecc979dc1f1
[08/13] ext4: Fix special handling of journalled data from extent zeroing
        commit: 783ae448b7a21ca59ffe5bc261c17d9c3ebfe2ad
[09/13] ext4: Drop special handling of journalled data from ext4_evict_inode()
        commit: 56c2a0e3d90d3822fab157883957523e327bc9ae
[10/13] ext4: Drop special handling of journalled data from ext4_quota_on()
        commit: 7c375870fdc5f50a001f8265cd8744a78d2d43ab
[11/13] ext4: Simplify handling of journalled data in ext4_bmap()
        commit: 951cafa6b80e55b966047b0c9cc5564df8b92145
[12/13] ext4: Update comment in mpage_prepare_extent_to_map()
        commit: ab382539adcb43f52d984abf58d8e3459cd707a2
[13/13] Revert "ext4: Fix warnings when freezing filesystem with journaled data"
        commit: d0ab8368c175f7b5ef0851283a2ba362a9ab327a

Best regards,
Theodore Ts'o <>

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