Russell Cattelan wrote:
> Lachlan McIlroy wrote:
>> Russell, this fixes xfs_iext_irec_compact_full(). If we don't move
>> all the records from the next page into the current page then we need
>> to update the er_extoff of the modified page as we move the remaining
>> extents up. Would you mind giving it a go?
>> --- a/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c 2008-09-18 18:48:46.000000000 +1000
>> +++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c 2008-09-18 18:57:18.000000000 +1000
>> @@ -4623,6 +4623,7 @@ xfs_iext_irec_compact_full(
>> (XFS_LINEAR_EXTS -
>> erp_next->er_extcount) *
>> + erp_next->er_extoff += ext_diff;
> Cool I'll give it some run through when I done traveling.
> I still think compact_full should simply be eliminated since
> it really doesn't help, and it's obviously confusing code.
> Or we should make sure it works and get rid of compact_pages
> since compact_full behaves just like compact_pages when not
> doing partial moves.
I'd agree with that, at least as far as reevaluating this packing stuff -
given the seriousness of the bug when you do hit it, and how rarely it's
ever hit, apparently this chunk of code is almost never run ....