Patchwork [2/3] buffer: add BH_Prio and BH_Meta flags

login
register
mail settings
Submitter Theodore Ts'o
Date April 21, 2013, 12:07 a.m.
Message ID <1366502828-7793-2-git-send-email-tytso@mit.edu>
Download mbox | patch
Permalink /patch/238192/
State Accepted
Headers show

Comments

Theodore Ts'o - April 21, 2013, 12:07 a.m.
Add buffer_head flags so that buffer cache writebacks can be marked
with the the appropriate request flags, so that metadata blocks can be
marked appropriately in blktrace.

Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
---
 fs/buffer.c                 | 5 +++++
 include/linux/buffer_head.h | 4 ++++
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/fs/buffer.c b/fs/buffer.c
index b4dcb34..a15575c 100644
--- a/fs/buffer.c
+++ b/fs/buffer.c
@@ -2988,6 +2988,11 @@  int submit_bh(int rw, struct buffer_head * bh)
 	/* Take care of bh's that straddle the end of the device */
 	guard_bh_eod(rw, bio, bh);
 
+	if (buffer_meta(bh))
+		rw |= REQ_META;
+	if (buffer_prio(bh))
+		rw |= REQ_PRIO;
+
 	bio_get(bio);
 	submit_bio(rw, bio);
 
diff --git a/include/linux/buffer_head.h b/include/linux/buffer_head.h
index 5afc4f9..33c0f81 100644
--- a/include/linux/buffer_head.h
+++ b/include/linux/buffer_head.h
@@ -34,6 +34,8 @@  enum bh_state_bits {
 	BH_Write_EIO,	/* I/O error on write */
 	BH_Unwritten,	/* Buffer is allocated on disk but not written */
 	BH_Quiet,	/* Buffer Error Prinks to be quiet */
+	BH_Meta,	/* Buffer contains metadata */
+	BH_Prio,	/* Buffer should be submitted with REQ_PRIO */
 
 	BH_PrivateStart,/* not a state bit, but the first bit available
 			 * for private allocation by other entities
@@ -124,6 +126,8 @@  BUFFER_FNS(Delay, delay)
 BUFFER_FNS(Boundary, boundary)
 BUFFER_FNS(Write_EIO, write_io_error)
 BUFFER_FNS(Unwritten, unwritten)
+BUFFER_FNS(Meta, meta)
+BUFFER_FNS(Prio, prio)
 
 #define bh_offset(bh)		((unsigned long)(bh)->b_data & ~PAGE_MASK)