Re: [GIT PULL] block/io bits for 2.6.35-rc

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Thu Jun 10 2010 - 12:41:20 EST

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 06:25:17PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> I agree, it's late and it makes me nervous too. I had them cook for
> a day, didn't see any problems. And Christoph would not send it in
> unless it passes at least xfs qa, which is what found the problems
> last time (the ones we reverted).
> It's fixing a regression where umount takes a LONG time if you have
> a lot of dirty inodes, since it basically degenerates to a data
> integrity writeback instead of a simple WB_SYNC_NONE. If it wasn't
> fixing a nasty regression (the distros are all wanting a real fix
> for this, it's a user problem), I would not be submitting this code
> at this point in time.

Maybe give it a bit more beating in linux-next and send it off to Linus
once he's back from his vacation?
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