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Date:	Mon, 3 Nov 2008 17:47:55 -0500
From:	Theodore Tso <>
To:	Arthur Jones <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext3: wait on all pending commits in ext3_sync_fs

On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 01:48:40PM -0800, Arthur Jones wrote:
> > - should we clear s_dirt if log_wait_commit() didn't work?
> > 
> > - ext3_force_commit() clears s_dirt also
> I'm not sure if it makes sense, but ATM I don't think it
> hurts anything given that ext3_write_super is just sb->s_dirt = 0;

I want to look at this some more, but it's possible we should just
remove all of the references to sb->s_dirt completely.  Also, the
comment just above ext[34]_write_super() is out of date since before

						- Ted
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