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Re: [PATCH 020/102] xfs: warn if direct reclaim tries to writeback pages

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 020/102] xfs: warn if direct reclaim tries to writeback pages
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 14:17:42 -0400
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <1345698180-13612-21-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <1345698180-13612-1-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <1345698180-13612-21-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 03:01:38PM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> From: Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxx>
> 
> Upstream commit: 94054fa3fca1fd78db02cb3d68d5627120f0a1d4
> 
> Direct reclaim should never writeback pages.  For now, handle the
> situation and warn about it.  Ultimately, this will be a BUG_ON.

Is this actually the case on 3.0-stable?

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