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Re: [PATCH 0/9] XFS update for 3.0-stable

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/9] XFS update for 3.0-stable
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 11:46:08 +1100
Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20111119181336.964593075@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20111119181336.964593075@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 01:13:36PM -0500, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> This is the series of XFS fixes from current mainline which is important
> enough for 3.0-stable.  All but the first three would also be needed
> for 3.1-stable, but given the limited resources I plan to concentrate
> on 3.0-stable.  If anyone wants to take care for 3.1 by building a kernel
> with the remaining patches and run QA on them you are more welcome to
> help out with that tree.
> Note that while the description of
>         xfs: don't serialise direct IO reads on page cache checks
> doesn't mention that is is a regression fix we later noticed that a
> large part of the speedups wasn't in fact new, but fixed a performance
> regression introduced in Linux 2.6.38 with commit:
>       xfs: introduce xfs_rw_lock() helpers for locking the inode

The series of patches for 3.0 looks good. It passes my tests here.


Dave Chinner

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