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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] nilfs2: set the mapping error when calling SetPageError on writeback
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On Sun,  5 Mar 2017 08:35:33 -0500, Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com> wrote:
> In a later patch, we're going to want to make the fsync codepath not do
> a TestClearPageError call as that can override the error set in the
> address space. To do that though, we need to ensure that filesystems
> that are relying on the PG_error bit for reporting writeback errors
> also set an error in the address space.
>
> The only place I've found that looks potentially problematic is this
> spot in nilfs2. Ensure that it sets an error in the mapping in addition
> to setting PageError.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>

Acked-by: Ryusuke Konishi <konishi.ryusuke@lab.ntt.co.jp>

Agreed that nilfs2 needs this if the successive patch is applied.

Thanks,
Ryusuke Konishi

> ---
> fs/nilfs2/segment.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/fs/nilfs2/segment.c b/fs/nilfs2/segment.c
> index bedcae2c28e6..c1041b07060e 100644
> --- a/fs/nilfs2/segment.c
> +++ b/fs/nilfs2/segment.c
> @@ -1743,6 +1743,7 @@ static void nilfs_end_page_io(struct page *page, int err)
> } else {
> __set_page_dirty_nobuffers(page);
> SetPageError(page);
> + mapping_set_error(page_mapping(page), err);
> }
>
> end_page_writeback(page);
> --
> 2.9.3
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