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Re: spurious -ENOSPC on XFS

To: Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: spurious -ENOSPC on XFS
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 12:31:44 -0500
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0901132324070.16396@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0901120509550.11089@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20090113214949.GN8071@disturbed> <Pine.LNX.4.64.0901132324070.16396@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 11:28:58PM -0500, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> The result must not depend on magic timer values. If it does, you end up 
> with undebbugable nondeterministic failures.
> Why don't you change that 500ms wait to "wait until the flush finishes"? 
> That would be correct.

Yes, this probably would better.  Could I motivate you to come up with
a patch for that?

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