On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 02:08:36PM +0200, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> On 03/24/2015 12:51 PM, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Add the initial support for DAX file operations to XFS. This
> > includes the necessary block allocation and mmap page fault hooks
> > for DAX to function.
> > Note: we specifically have to disable splice_read/write from
> It looks from below code that splice_read is perfectly supportable
> through the call to default_file_splice_read() so you might
> want to change the comment here.
Ah, I forgot to update the description.
> Regarding splice_write:
> It looks to me like you left the vector at iter_file_splice_write().
> If I understand correctly I think you need to call default_file_splice_write()
> that uses memcpy, just as it was at the previous patches when you left
> the vector NULL. So I think you need the same switch for write
> as you do below for read.
iter_file_splice_write() uses vfs_iter_write, which goes through
->write_iter, which we punt to the direct IO path for DAX.