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diff --git a/mm/truncate.c b/mm/truncate.c
index 29a9b8a5a31a..e13f22efaad7 100644
--- a/mm/truncate.c
+++ b/mm/truncate.c
@@ -304,6 +304,11 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(truncate_inode_pages_range);
* @lstart: offset from which to truncate
*
* Called under (and serialised by) inode->i_mutex.
+ *
+ * Note: When this function returns, there can be a page in the process of
+ * deletion (inside __delete_from_page_cache()) in the specified range. Thus
+ * mapping->nrpages can be non-zero when this function returns even after
+ * truncation of the whole mapping.
*/
void truncate_inode_pages(struct address_space *mapping, loff_t lstart)
{

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