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Re: [PATCH 2/2] xfs: reject swapext ioctl on swapfiles

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] xfs: reject swapext ioctl on swapfiles
From: Felix Blyakher <felixb@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 14:00:35 -0600
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20090210194515.812431000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20090210194422.767988000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20090210194515.812431000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Feb 10, 2009, at 1:44 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

Swapfiles are magic - I/O is directly initialized by the VM without
involving the filesystem.  Swapping out extents underneath the VM thus
can cause severe problems.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Felix Blyakher <felixb@xxxxxxx>

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