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Re: [PATCH 0/3] xfs: buffer types need to be set

To: Jan Kara <jack@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] xfs: buffer types need to be set
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:12:47 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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In-reply-to: <20150121171110.GE20357@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20150121160757.GA20357@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 05:07:57PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
>   Thanks for a quick response with patches. My test round has finished and
> the new assertion didn't trigger so things look fine. I've also provided a
> test kernel to the guy seeing these issues in the wild but there it took
> days / weeks to trigger so I wouldn't wait for it...

Given the timing requirement to hit the logging condition just
right, then to crash immeidately afterwards, I'm not surprised it
has taken this long to be uncovered in the wild...

> BTW, this should be stable material I guess (just that I didn't
> see CC to stable in the patches).

Probably should - I hadn't even thought that far ahead.


Dave Chinner

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