[PATCH 15/27] fs: Skip atime update on frozen filesystem

From: Jan Kara
Date: Mon Apr 16 2012 - 12:22:43 EST

It is unexpected to block reading of frozen filesystem because of atime update.
Also handling blocking on frozen filesystem because of atime update would make
locking more complex than it already is. So just skip atime update when
filesystem is frozen like we skip it when filesystem is remounted read-only.

BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/897421
Tested-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Peter M. Petrakis <peter.petrakis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Dann Frazier <dann.frazier@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Massimo Morana <massimo.morana@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@xxxxxxx>
fs/inode.c | 9 +++++++--
1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/inode.c b/fs/inode.c
index 396a388..3ded74d 100644
--- a/fs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/inode.c
@@ -1515,12 +1515,17 @@ void touch_atime(struct path *path)
if (timespec_equal(&inode->i_atime, &now))

- if (mnt_want_write(mnt))
+ if (!sb_start_write_trylock(inode->i_sb))

+ if (__mnt_want_write(mnt))
+ goto skip_update;
inode->i_atime = now;
- mnt_drop_write(mnt);
+ __mnt_drop_write(mnt);
+ sb_end_write(inode->i_sb);


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