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authorDarrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com>2013-04-29 15:07:25 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-04-29 15:54:33 -0700
commit7136851117744f1d291bed6d307432699d405109 (patch)
tree6dc7d6bef45e24ad0d3d5d1b9290a81109758172 /include/uapi
parent106c992a5ebef28193cf5958e49ceff5e4aebb04 (diff)
downloadvexpress-lsk-7136851117744f1d291bed6d307432699d405109.tar.gz
mm: make snapshotting pages for stable writes a per-bio operation
Walking a bio's page mappings has proved problematic, so create a new bio flag to indicate that a bio's data needs to be snapshotted in order to guarantee stable pages during writeback. Next, for the one user (ext3/jbd) of snapshotting, hook all the places where writes can be initiated without PG_writeback set, and set BIO_SNAP_STABLE there. We must also flag journal "metadata" bios for stable writeout, since file data can be written through the journal. Finally, the MS_SNAP_STABLE mount flag (only used by ext3) is now superfluous, so get rid of it. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: rename _submit_bh()'s `flags' to `bio_flags', delobotomize the _submit_bh declaration] [akpm@linux-foundation.org: teeny cleanup] Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net> Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com> Cc: Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind1@gmail.com> Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/uapi')
-rw-r--r--include/uapi/linux/fs.h1
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/fs.h b/include/uapi/linux/fs.h
index c7fc1e6517c..a4ed56cf0ea 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/fs.h
@@ -88,7 +88,6 @@ struct inodes_stat_t {
#define MS_STRICTATIME (1<<24) /* Always perform atime updates */
/* These sb flags are internal to the kernel */
-#define MS_SNAP_STABLE (1<<27) /* Snapshot pages during writeback, if needed */
#define MS_NOSEC (1<<28)
#define MS_BORN (1<<29)
#define MS_ACTIVE (1<<30)