Re: [PATCH 2/2] AFFS: wait for sb synchronization when needed

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Jun 11 2010 - 12:31:58 EST

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 06:05:20PM +0300, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> From: Artem Bityutskiy <Artem.Bityutskiy@xxxxxxxxx>
> AFFS does not ever wait for superblock synchronization in
> ->put_super(), ->write_super, and ->sync_fs().
> However, it should wait for synchronization in ->put_super() because
> it is about to be unmounted, in ->write_super() because this is
> periodic SB synchronization performed from a separate kernel thread,
> and in ->sync_fs() it should respect the 'wait' flag. This patch fixes
> the situation.
> Also, in ->put_super(), do not write the SB if it is not dirty.

->sync_fs should also wait for the superblock I/O to be completed.

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