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Date:   Fri, 28 Apr 2023 09:32:34 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:, Ted Tso <>,
Subject: Re: Pick commit 2729cfdcfa ("ext4: use ext4_journal_start/stop for
 fast commit transactions")

On Thu, Apr 27, 2023 at 06:24:59PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> Hello,
> recently I've debugged a deadlock issue in ext4 fast commit feature in our
> openSUSE Leap kernel. Checking with upstream I've found out the issue was
> accidentally fixed by commit 2729cfdcfa1c ("ext4: use
> ext4_journal_start/stop for fast commit transactions"). Can you please pick
> up this commit into the stable tree? The problem has been there since fast
> commit began to exist (in 5.10-rc1) so 5.10 and 5.15 stable trees need the
> fix. Thanks!

This commit does not apply to those branches, so how was it tested?

Can you send us backported, and tested, versions of this commit so that
we can apply them?


greg k-h

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