Commit 1b65007e authored by Dmitry Monakhov's avatar Dmitry Monakhov Committed by Theodore Ts'o
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ext4: endless truncate due to nonlocked dio readers

If we have enough aggressive DIO readers, truncate and other dio
waiters will wait forever inside inode_dio_wait(). It is reasonable
to disable nonlock DIO read optimization during truncate.

Reviewed-by: default avatarJan Kara <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDmitry Monakhov <>
Signed-off-by: default avatar"Theodore Ts'o" <>
parent 1c9114f9
......@@ -4333,9 +4333,14 @@ int ext4_setattr(struct dentry *dentry, struct iattr *attr)
if (attr->ia_valid & ATTR_SIZE) {
if (attr->ia_size != i_size_read(inode)) {
truncate_setsize(inode, attr->ia_size);
/* Inode size will be reduced, wait for dio in flight */
if (orphan)
/* Inode size will be reduced, wait for dio in flight.
* Temporarily disable dioread_nolock to prevent
* livelock. */
if (orphan) {
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