Commit 60292bcc authored by Tejun Heo's avatar Tejun Heo Committed by Jens Axboe

writeback: explain why @inode is allowed to be NULL for inode_congested()

Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <>
Suggested-by: default avatarJan Kara <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJens Axboe <>
parent 8a1270cd
......@@ -701,7 +701,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(wbc_account_io);
* inode_congested - test whether an inode is congested
* @inode: inode to test for congestion
* @inode: inode to test for congestion (may be NULL)
* @cong_bits: mask of WB_[a]sync_congested bits to test
* Tests whether @inode is congested. @cong_bits is the mask of congestion
......@@ -711,6 +711,9 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(wbc_account_io);
* determined by whether the cgwb (cgroup bdi_writeback) for the blkcg
* associated with @inode is congested; otherwise, the root wb's congestion
* state is used.
* @inode is allowed to be NULL as this function is often called on
* mapping->host which is NULL for the swapper space.
int inode_congested(struct inode *inode, int cong_bits)
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