On Sep 08 05:15 PM, Chuck Lever wrote:
> I think I saw some recent work in Trond's development branch that
> makes some changes in this area. I will wait for him to respond to
> this thread.
One other piece of information.
Of the bisected offending commit:
Author: Trond Myklebust <[email protected]>
Date: Tue Dec 5 00:35:41 2006 -0500
NFS: Make nfs_updatepage() mark the page as dirty.
This will ensure that we can call set_page_writeback() from within
nfs_writepage(), which is always called with the page lock set.
Signed-off-by: Trond Myklebust <[email protected]>
It seems to be this hunk which introduces the problem:
@@ -628,7 +667,6 @@ static struct nfs_page * nfs_update_request(struct nfs_open_context* ctx,
If I add that function call back in... the problem disappears. I don't
know if this just papers over the real problem though?