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authorTheodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>2010-06-11 23:14:04 -0400
committerTheodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>2010-06-11 23:14:04 -0400
commita0375156ca1041574b5d47cc7e32f10b891151b0 (patch)
treeb791961012b9348f289c3dda5dc071bdf9b736d2 /fs/ext4/balloc.c
parent7e27d6e778cd87b6f2415515d7127eba53fe5d02 (diff)
ext4: Clean up s_dirt handling
We don't need to set s_dirt in most of the ext4 code when journaling is enabled. In ext3/4 some of the summary statistics for # of free inodes, blocks, and directories are calculated from the per-block group statistics when the file system is mounted or unmounted. As a result the superblock doesn't have to be updated, either via the journal or by setting s_dirt. There are a few exceptions, most notably when resizing the file system, where the superblock needs to be modified --- and in that case it should be done as a journalled operation if possible, and s_dirt set only in no-journal mode. This patch will optimize out some unneeded disk writes when using ext4 with a journal. Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/ext4/balloc.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/ext4/balloc.c6
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/fs/ext4/balloc.c b/fs/ext4/balloc.c
index 95b7594c76f..bd30799a43e 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/balloc.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/balloc.c
@@ -377,14 +377,11 @@ void ext4_add_groupblocks(handle_t *handle, struct super_block *sb,
ext4_grpblk_t bit;
unsigned int i;
struct ext4_group_desc *desc;
- struct ext4_super_block *es;
- struct ext4_sb_info *sbi;
+ struct ext4_sb_info *sbi = EXT4_SB(sb);
int err = 0, ret, blk_free_count;
ext4_grpblk_t blocks_freed;
struct ext4_group_info *grp;
- sbi = EXT4_SB(sb);
- es = sbi->s_es;
ext4_debug("Adding block(s) %llu-%llu\n", block, block + count - 1);
ext4_get_group_no_and_offset(sb, block, &block_group, &bit);
@@ -477,7 +474,6 @@ void ext4_add_groupblocks(handle_t *handle, struct super_block *sb,
ret = ext4_handle_dirty_metadata(handle, NULL, gd_bh);
if (!err)
err = ret;
- sb->s_dirt = 1;
error_return:
brelse(bitmap_bh);