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    [GFS2] Add writepages for "data=writeback" mounts · a8d638e3
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    It occurred to me that although a gfs2 specific writepages for ordered
    writes and journaled data would be tricky, by hooking writepages only
    for "data=writeback" mounts we could take advantage of not needing
    buffer heads (we don't use them on the read side, nor have we for some
    time) and create much larger I/Os for the block layer.
    
    Using blktrace both before and after, its possible to see that for large
    I/Os, most of the requests generated through writepages are now 1024
    sectors after this patch is applied as opposed to 8 sectors before.
    Signed-off-by: default avatarSteven Whitehouse <swhiteho@redhat.com>
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