[3.19.y-ckt stable] Patch "xfs: skip stale inodes in xfs_iflush_cluster" has been added to the 3.19.y-ckt tree

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Wed Jul 6 21:01:04 UTC 2016

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    xfs: skip stale inodes in xfs_iflush_cluster

to the linux-3.19.y-queue branch of the 3.19.y-ckt extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version 3.19.8-ckt23.

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.19.y-ckt tree, see



>From 11dcd969d91bd46a1d830e053c3f99fa2c81a213 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Dave Chinner <dchinner at redhat.com>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 13:54:23 +1000
Subject: xfs: skip stale inodes in xfs_iflush_cluster

commit 7d3aa7fe970791f1a674b14572a411accf2f4d4e upstream.

We don't write back stale inodes so we should skip them in
xfs_iflush_cluster, too.

Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner at redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Brian Foster <bfoster at redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de>
Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <david at fromorbit.com>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c
index f037fe7..5423dbe 100644
--- a/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c
+++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c
@@ -2958,6 +2958,7 @@ xfs_iflush_cluster(
 		if (!iq->i_ino ||
+		    __xfs_iflags_test(iq, XFS_ISTALE) ||
 		    (XFS_INO_TO_AGINO(mp, iq->i_ino) & mask) != first_index) {

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