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1 files changed, 12 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/mm/filemap.c b/mm/filemap.c
index d9f5336552d7..1578c224285e 100644
--- a/mm/filemap.c
+++ b/mm/filemap.c
@@ -1723,9 +1723,11 @@ generic_file_read_iter(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter *iter)
* we've already read everything we wanted to, or if
* there was a short read because we hit EOF, go ahead
* and return. Otherwise fallthrough to buffered io for
- * the rest of the read.
+ * the rest of the read. Buffered reads will not work for
+ * DAX files, so don't bother trying.
*/
- if (retval < 0 || !iov_iter_count(iter) || *ppos >= size) {
+ if (retval < 0 || !iov_iter_count(iter) || *ppos >= size ||
+ IS_DAX(inode)) {
file_accessed(file);
goto out;
}
@@ -2587,13 +2589,16 @@ ssize_t __generic_file_write_iter(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter *from)
loff_t endbyte;
written = generic_file_direct_write(iocb, from, pos);
- if (written < 0 || written == count)
- goto out;
-
/*
- * direct-io write to a hole: fall through to buffered I/O
- * for completing the rest of the request.
+ * If the write stopped short of completing, fall back to
+ * buffered writes. Some filesystems do this for writes to
+ * holes, for example. For DAX files, a buffered write will
+ * not succeed (even if it did, DAX does not handle dirty
+ * page-cache pages correctly).
*/
+ if (written < 0 || written == count || IS_DAX(inode))
+ goto out;
+
pos += written;
count -= written;

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