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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2023 11:06:53 +0530
From: Ritesh Harjani (IBM) <>
To: Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:, Jan Kara <>,
Subject: Re: [RFC 1/3] ext2: Fix ki_pos update for DIO buffered-io fallback case

Christoph Hellwig <> writes:

> On Tue, Nov 21, 2023 at 12:35:19AM +0530, Ritesh Harjani (IBM) wrote:
>> Commit "filemap: update ki_pos in generic_perform_write", made updating
>> of ki_pos into common code in generic_perform_write() function.
>> This also causes generic/091 to fail.
>> Fixes: 182c25e9c157 ("filemap: update ki_pos in generic_perform_write")
> Looks like this really was an in-flight collision with:
> fb5de4358e1a ("ext2: Move direct-io to use iomap").  How did we manage
> to not notice the failure for months, though?

Yes, it was due to in-flight collision. I found it during this conversion and
also noticed that generic/091 fails on upstream kernel.

> Otherwise looks good:
> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>



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