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[FOR-STABLE,19/20] ext4: Mark the buffer_heads as dirty and uptodate after prepare_write

Message ID 1226851540-8032-20-git-send-email-tytso@mit.edu
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Theodore Ts'o Nov. 16, 2008, 4:05 p.m. UTC
From: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

We need to make sure we mark the buffer_heads as dirty and uptodate
so that block_write_full_page write them correctly.

This fixes mmap corruptions that can occur in low memory situations.

Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
(cherry picked from commit ed9b3e3379731e9f9d2f73f3d7fd9e7d2ce3df4a)
 fs/ext4/inode.c |    2 ++
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/fs/ext4/inode.c b/fs/ext4/inode.c
index 4ec89d3..846a790 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/inode.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/inode.c
@@ -2242,6 +2242,8 @@  static int ext4_da_writepage(struct page *page,
 			return 0;
+		/* now mark the buffer_heads as dirty and uptodate */
+		block_commit_write(page, 0, PAGE_CACHE_SIZE);
 	if (test_opt(inode->i_sb, NOBH) && ext4_should_writeback_data(inode))