Patchwork [28/30] swap: do not send discards as barriers

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Submitter Tejun Heo
Date Aug. 25, 2010, 3:47 p.m.
Message ID <1282751267-3530-29-git-send-email-tj@kernel.org>
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Permalink /patch/62703/
State Not Applicable
Delegated to: David Miller
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Tejun Heo - Aug. 25, 2010, 3:47 p.m.
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>

The swap code already uses synchronous discards, no need to add I/O barriers.

tj: superflous newlines removed.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Acked-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Tested-by: Nigel Cunningham <nigel@tuxonice.net>
Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
---
 mm/swapfile.c |    9 +++------
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/mm/swapfile.c b/mm/swapfile.c
index 1f3f9c5..68cda16 100644
--- a/mm/swapfile.c
+++ b/mm/swapfile.c
@@ -141,8 +141,7 @@  static int discard_swap(struct swap_info_struct *si)
 	nr_blocks = ((sector_t)se->nr_pages - 1) << (PAGE_SHIFT - 9);
 	if (nr_blocks) {
 		err = blkdev_issue_discard(si->bdev, start_block,
-				nr_blocks, GFP_KERNEL,
-				BLKDEV_IFL_WAIT | BLKDEV_IFL_BARRIER);
+				nr_blocks, GFP_KERNEL, BLKDEV_IFL_WAIT);
 		if (err)
 			return err;
 		cond_resched();
@@ -153,8 +152,7 @@  static int discard_swap(struct swap_info_struct *si)
 		nr_blocks = (sector_t)se->nr_pages << (PAGE_SHIFT - 9);
 
 		err = blkdev_issue_discard(si->bdev, start_block,
-				nr_blocks, GFP_KERNEL,
-				BLKDEV_IFL_WAIT | BLKDEV_IFL_BARRIER);
+				nr_blocks, GFP_KERNEL, BLKDEV_IFL_WAIT);
 		if (err)
 			break;
 
@@ -193,8 +191,7 @@  static void discard_swap_cluster(struct swap_info_struct *si,
 			start_block <<= PAGE_SHIFT - 9;
 			nr_blocks <<= PAGE_SHIFT - 9;
 			if (blkdev_issue_discard(si->bdev, start_block,
-				    nr_blocks, GFP_NOIO, BLKDEV_IFL_WAIT |
-							BLKDEV_IFL_BARRIER))
+				    nr_blocks, GFP_NOIO, BLKDEV_IFL_WAIT))
 				break;
 		}