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Date:	Wed, 11 Jul 2007 13:55:30 -0400
From:	Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@...hat.com>
To:	Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
CC:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Kirill Korotaev <dev@...nvz.org>, devel@...nvz.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Lost JBD fix

On 07/09/2007 02:14 PM, Jan Kara wrote:
>   Hi Andrew,
> 
>   it seems we've accidentally lost one JBD fix (probably it was my mistake
> when rediffing some checkpointing changes) as Kirill has noted. A transaction
> can currently be released when there are still some buffers on one of its
> checkpointing lists. Attached patch should fix it (it still seems to apply
> fine). Please apply it. Thanks.
> 
> 								Honza
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> We have to check that also the second checkpoint list is non-empty before
> dropping the transaction.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
> 
> diff -rupX /home/jack/.kerndiffexclude linux-2.6.16-rc1/fs/jbd/commit.c linux-2.6.16-rc1-1-checkpoint-fix/fs/jbd/commit.c
> --- linux-2.6.16-rc1/fs/jbd/commit.c	2006-01-15 00:20:12.000000000 +0100
> +++ linux-2.6.16-rc1-1-checkpoint-fix/fs/jbd/commit.c	2006-01-17 23:35:19.000000000 +0100
> @@ -829,7 +829,8 @@ restart_loop:
>  	journal->j_committing_transaction = NULL;
>  	spin_unlock(&journal->j_state_lock);
>  
> -	if (commit_transaction->t_checkpoint_list == NULL) {
> +	if (commit_transaction->t_checkpoint_list == NULL &&
> +	    commit_transaction->t_checkpoint_io_list == NULL) {
>  		__journal_drop_transaction(journal, commit_transaction);
>  	} else {
>  		if (journal->j_checkpoint_transactions == NULL) {

Critical bugfix -- 2.6.22-stable (no earlier versions) should get
this too, right?

If so, can we get this merged into 2.6.23-rc soon?
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