Re: [Patch 0/2] 2.4.20-pre4/ext3: ext3 dirty buffer management

From: Stephen C. Tweedie (
Date: Fri Aug 23 2002 - 04:55:32 EST


On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 10:47:44AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 12:19:34AM +0100, Stephen Tweedie wrote:

> > This patch set contains the biggest recent change to ext3: a change to
> > the way it deals with other dirty buffers in the system, making it
> > robust against things like dump(8) or tune2fs(8) playing with the block
> > device on a live filesystem. This patch has been in ext3 CVS for some
> > time now.
> No patch attached..

Patch 0/2 was just the description of what's to follow. I'll label it
"Nopatch 0/2" next time if you want. :)

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