Commit 4afdd680 authored by Joe Thornber's avatar Joe Thornber Committed by Alasdair G Kergon
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dm thin: reduce number of metadata commits

Reduce the number of metadata commits by using
dm_thin_changed_this_transaction to check if metadata was changed on a
per thin device granularity.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJoe Thornber <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMike Snitzer <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAlasdair G Kergon <>
parent 40db5a53
......@@ -707,6 +707,12 @@ static void remap_to_origin(struct thin_c *tc, struct bio *bio)
bio->bi_bdev = tc->origin_dev->bdev;
static int bio_triggers_commit(struct thin_c *tc, struct bio *bio)
return (bio->bi_rw & (REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA)) &&
static void issue(struct thin_c *tc, struct bio *bio)
struct pool *pool = tc->pool;
......@@ -716,7 +722,7 @@ static void issue(struct thin_c *tc, struct bio *bio)
* Batch together any FUA/FLUSH bios we find and then issue
* a single commit for them in process_deferred_bios().
if (bio->bi_rw & (REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA)) {
if (bio_triggers_commit(tc, bio)) {
spin_lock_irqsave(&pool->lock, flags);
bio_list_add(&pool->deferred_flush_bios, bio);
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&pool->lock, flags);
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