[1/8] block: add WRITE_BG
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Message ID 1460953487-3430-2-git-send-email-axboe@fb.com
State New
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Jens Axboe April 18, 2016, 4:24 a.m. UTC
This adds a new request flag, REQ_BG, that callers can use to tell
the block layer that this is background (non-urgent) IO.

Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@fb.com>
---
 include/linux/blk_types.h | 4 +++-
 include/linux/fs.h        | 4 ++++
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/include/linux/blk_types.h b/include/linux/blk_types.h
index 86a38ea1823f..223012451c7a 100644
--- a/include/linux/blk_types.h
+++ b/include/linux/blk_types.h
@@ -161,6 +161,7 @@  enum rq_flag_bits {
 	__REQ_INTEGRITY,	/* I/O includes block integrity payload */
 	__REQ_FUA,		/* forced unit access */
 	__REQ_FLUSH,		/* request for cache flush */
+	__REQ_BG,		/* background activity */
 
 	/* bio only flags */
 	__REQ_RAHEAD,		/* read ahead, can fail anytime */
@@ -208,7 +209,7 @@  enum rq_flag_bits {
 #define REQ_COMMON_MASK \
 	(REQ_WRITE | REQ_FAILFAST_MASK | REQ_SYNC | REQ_META | REQ_PRIO | \
 	 REQ_DISCARD | REQ_WRITE_SAME | REQ_NOIDLE | REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA | \
-	 REQ_SECURE | REQ_INTEGRITY)
+	 REQ_SECURE | REQ_INTEGRITY | REQ_BG)
 #define REQ_CLONE_MASK		REQ_COMMON_MASK
 
 #define BIO_NO_ADVANCE_ITER_MASK	(REQ_DISCARD|REQ_WRITE_SAME)
@@ -235,6 +236,7 @@  enum rq_flag_bits {
 #define REQ_COPY_USER		(1ULL << __REQ_COPY_USER)
 #define REQ_FLUSH		(1ULL << __REQ_FLUSH)
 #define REQ_FLUSH_SEQ		(1ULL << __REQ_FLUSH_SEQ)
+#define REQ_BG			(1ULL << __REQ_BG)
 #define REQ_IO_STAT		(1ULL << __REQ_IO_STAT)
 #define REQ_MIXED_MERGE		(1ULL << __REQ_MIXED_MERGE)
 #define REQ_SECURE		(1ULL << __REQ_SECURE)
diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
index 70e61b58baaf..bb8f951cc619 100644
--- a/include/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/fs.h
@@ -192,6 +192,9 @@  typedef void (dax_iodone_t)(struct buffer_head *bh_map, int uptodate);
  * WRITE_FLUSH_FUA	Combination of WRITE_FLUSH and FUA. The IO is preceded
  *			by a cache flush and data is guaranteed to be on
  *			non-volatile media on completion.
+ * WRITE_BG		Background write. This is for background activity like
+ *			the periodic flush and background threshold writeback
+ *
  *
  */
 #define RW_MASK			REQ_WRITE
@@ -207,6 +210,7 @@  typedef void (dax_iodone_t)(struct buffer_head *bh_map, int uptodate);
 #define WRITE_FLUSH		(WRITE | REQ_SYNC | REQ_NOIDLE | REQ_FLUSH)
 #define WRITE_FUA		(WRITE | REQ_SYNC | REQ_NOIDLE | REQ_FUA)
 #define WRITE_FLUSH_FUA		(WRITE | REQ_SYNC | REQ_NOIDLE | REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA)
+#define WRITE_BG		(WRITE | REQ_NOIDLE | REQ_BG)
 
 /*
  * Attribute flags.  These should be or-ed together to figure out what