WRITE_ONE_PAGE(9) Memory Management in Linux WRITE_ONE_PAGE(9)NAME
write_one_page - write out a single page and optionally wait on I/O
int write_one_page(struct page * page, int wait);
the page to write
if true, wait on writeout
The page must be locked by the caller and will be unlocked upon return.
write_one_page returns a negative error code if I/O failed.
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WRITE_CACHE_PAGES(9) Memory Management in Linux WRITE_CACHE_PAGES(9)NAME
write_cache_pages - walk the list of dirty pages of the given address space and write all of them.
int write_cache_pages(struct address_space * mapping, struct writeback_control * wbc, writepage_t writepage, void * data);
address space structure to write
subtract the number of written pages from *wbc->nr_to_write
function called for each page
data passed to writepage function
If a page is already under I/O, write_cache_pages skips it, even if it's dirty. This is desirable behaviour for memory-cleaning writeback,
but it is INCORRECT for data-integrity system calls such as fsync. fsync and msync need to guarantee that all the data which was dirty at
the time the call was made get new I/O started against them. If wbc->sync_mode is WB_SYNC_ALL then we were called for data integrity and we
must wait for existing IO to complete.
To avoid livelocks (when other process dirties new pages), we first tag pages which should be written back with TOWRITE tag and only then
start writing them. For data-integrity sync we have to be careful so that we do not miss some pages (e.g., because some other process has
cleared TOWRITE tag we set). The rule we follow is that TOWRITE tag can be cleared only by the process clearing the DIRTY tag (and
submitting the page for IO).
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