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Date:	Sat, 2 Jun 2012 09:17:30 +0200
From:	Markus Trippelsdorf <markus@...ppelsdorf.de>
To:	Hugh Dickins <hughd@...gle.com>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@...sung.com>,
	Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@...sung.com>,
	Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>, Minchan Kim <minchan@...nel.org>,
	Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>,
	Dave Jones <davej@...hat.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Cong Wang <amwang@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@...ck.org
Subject: Re: WARNING: at mm/page-writeback.c:1990
 __set_page_dirty_nobuffers+0x13a/0x170()

On 2012.06.01 at 21:40 -0700, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> 
> I'm guessing that the few people who see the warning are those running
> new systemd distros, and that systemd is indeed now making use of the
> fallocate support we added into tmpfs for it.)

At least in my case it's nothing that horrible. I'm just setting
browser.cache.disk.parent_directory to /dev/shm in Firefox. And Firefox
does indeed use fallocate on its "disk cache" items.

-- 
Markus
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