[04/35] dax: Fix inefficiency in dax_writeback_mapping_range()
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Message ID 20170601093245.29238-5-jack@suse.cz
State New
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Jan Kara June 1, 2017, 9:32 a.m. UTC
dax_writeback_mapping_range() fails to update iteration index when
searching radix tree for entries needing cache flushing. Thus each
pagevec worth of entries is searched starting from the start which is
inefficient and prone to livelocks. Update index properly.

CC: stable@vger.kernel.org
Fixes: 9973c98ecfda3a1dfcab981665b5f1e39bcde64a
Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
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 fs/dax.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

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diff --git a/fs/dax.c b/fs/dax.c
index c22eaf162f95..c204445a69b0 100644
--- a/fs/dax.c
+++ b/fs/dax.c
@@ -859,6 +859,7 @@  int dax_writeback_mapping_range(struct address_space *mapping,
 			if (ret < 0)
 				goto out;
 		}
+		start_index = indices[pvec.nr - 1] + 1;
 	}
 out:
 	put_dax(dax_dev);