Re: [RFC] using writepage to start io

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Sat Jul 28 2001 - 11:18:02 EST

On Sat, 28 Jul 2001, Chris Mason wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> This is an rfc only, as the code has only been _lightly_ tested. I'll
> do more tests/benchmarks next week.
> This patch changes fs/buffer.c to use writepage to start i/o,
> instead of writing buffers directly. It also changes refile_buffer
> to mark the page dirty when marking buffers dirty.

->writepage() unlocks the page upon completion. How do you deal with that?

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