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From: Boaz Harrosh <boaz@plexistor.com>
To: Stable Tree <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <matthew.r.wilcox@intel.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>,
	Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>, Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@ml01.01.org>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Eryu Guan <eguan@redhat.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3 @stable] mm(v4.0): New pfn_mkwrite same as page_mkwrite for VM_PFNMAP
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:00:37 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <552550A5.6040503@plexistor.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <55254FC4.3050206@plexistor.com>

On 04/08/2015 06:56 PM, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> From: Yigal Korman <yigal@plexistor.com>
> 
> [For Stable 4.0.X]
> The parallel patch at 4.1-rc1 to this patch is:
>   Subject: mm: new pfn_mkwrite same as page_mkwrite for VM_PFNMAP
> 
> We need this patch for the 4.0.X stable tree if the patch
>   Subject: dax: use pfn_mkwrite to update c/mtime + freeze protection
> 
> Was decided to be pulled into stable since it is a dependency
> of this patch. The file mm/memory.c was heavily changed in 4.1
> hence this here.
> 

I forgot to send this patch for the stables tree, 4.0 only.

Again this one is only needed if we are truing to pull
   Subject: dax: use pfn_mkwrite to update c/mtime + freeze protection

Which has the Stable@ tag. The problem it fixes is minor and might
be skipped if causes problems.

Thanks
Boaz

> [v3]
> In the case of !pte_same when we lost the race better
> return 0 instead of FAULT_NO_PAGE
> 
> [v2]
> Fixed according to Kirill's comments
> 
> [v1]
> This will allow FS that uses VM_PFNMAP | VM_MIXEDMAP (no page structs)
> to get notified when access is a write to a read-only PFN.
> 
> This can happen if we mmap() a file then first mmap-read from it
> to page-in a read-only PFN, than we mmap-write to the same page.
> 
> We need this functionality to fix a DAX bug, where in the scenario
> above we fail to set ctime/mtime though we modified the file.
> An xfstest is attached to this patchset that shows the failure
> and the fix. (A DAX patch will follow)
> 
> This functionality is extra important for us, because upon
> dirtying of a pmem page we also want to RDMA the page to a
> remote cluster node.
> 
> We define a new pfn_mkwrite and do not reuse page_mkwrite because
>   1 - The name ;-)
>   2 - But mainly because it would take a very long and tedious
>       audit of all page_mkwrite functions of VM_MIXEDMAP/VM_PFNMAP
>       users. To make sure they do not now CRASH. For example current
>       DAX code (which this is for) would crash.
>       If we would want to reuse page_mkwrite, We will need to first
>       patch all users, so to not-crash-on-no-page. Then enable this
>       patch. But even if I did that I would not sleep so well at night.
>       Adding a new vector is the safest thing to do, and is not that
>       expensive. an extra pointer at a static function vector per driver.
>       Also the new vector is better for performance, because else we
>       Will call all current Kernel vectors, so to:
> 	check-ha-no-page-do-nothing and return.
> 
> No need to call it from do_shared_fault because do_wp_page is called to
> change pte permissions anyway.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Yigal Korman <yigal@plexistor.com>
> Signed-off-by: Boaz Harrosh <boaz@plexistor.com>
> CC: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
> CC: Matthew Wilcox <matthew.r.wilcox@intel.com>
> CC: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
> CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> CC: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
> CC: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
> CC: Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@gmail.com>
> CC: linux-mm@kvack.org
> CC: Stable Tree <stable@vger.kernel.org>
> ---
>  Documentation/filesystems/Locking |  8 ++++++++
>  include/linux/mm.h                |  3 +++
>  mm/memory.c                       | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  3 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
> index f91926f..25f36e6 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
> @@ -525,6 +525,7 @@ prototypes:
>  	void (*close)(struct vm_area_struct*);
>  	int (*fault)(struct vm_area_struct*, struct vm_fault *);
>  	int (*page_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *, struct vm_fault *);
> +	int (*pfn_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *, struct vm_fault *);
>  	int (*access)(struct vm_area_struct *, unsigned long, void*, int, int);
>  
>  locking rules:
> @@ -534,6 +535,7 @@ close:		yes
>  fault:		yes		can return with page locked
>  map_pages:	yes
>  page_mkwrite:	yes		can return with page locked
> +pfn_mkwrite:	yes
>  access:		yes
>  
>  	->fault() is called when a previously not present pte is about
> @@ -560,6 +562,12 @@ the page has been truncated, the filesystem should not look up a new page
>  like the ->fault() handler, but simply return with VM_FAULT_NOPAGE, which
>  will cause the VM to retry the fault.
>  
> +	->pfn_mkwrite() is the same as page_mkwrite but when the pte is
> +VM_PFNMAP or VM_MIXEDMAP with a page-less entry. Expected return is
> +VM_FAULT_NOPAGE. Or one of the VM_FAULT_ERROR types. The default behavior
> +after this call is to make the pte read-write, unless pfn_mkwrite()
> +already touched the pte, in that case it is untouched.
> +
>  	->access() is called when get_user_pages() fails in
>  access_process_vm(), typically used to debug a process through
>  /proc/pid/mem or ptrace.  This function is needed only for
> diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> index 47a9392..85ba9c2 100644
> --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> @@ -251,6 +251,9 @@ struct vm_operations_struct {
>  	 * writable, if an error is returned it will cause a SIGBUS */
>  	int (*page_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *vma, struct vm_fault *vmf);
>  
> +	/* same as page_mkwrite when using VM_PFNMAP|VM_MIXEDMAP */
> +	int (*pfn_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *vma, struct vm_fault *vmf);
> +
>  	/* called by access_process_vm when get_user_pages() fails, typically
>  	 * for use by special VMAs that can switch between memory and hardware
>  	 */
> diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
> index 97839f5..6029777 100644
> --- a/mm/memory.c
> +++ b/mm/memory.c
> @@ -1982,6 +1982,18 @@ static int do_page_mkwrite(struct vm_area_struct *vma, struct page *page,
>  	return ret;
>  }
>  
> +static int do_pfn_mkwrite(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address)
> +{
> +	struct vm_fault vmf = {
> +		.page = NULL,
> +		.pgoff = linear_page_index(vma, address),
> +		.virtual_address = (void __user *)(address & PAGE_MASK),
> +		.flags = FAULT_FLAG_WRITE | FAULT_FLAG_MKWRITE,
> +	};
> +
> +	return vma->vm_ops->pfn_mkwrite(vma, &vmf);
> +}
> +
>  /*
>   * This routine handles present pages, when users try to write
>   * to a shared page. It is done by copying the page to a new address
> @@ -2025,8 +2037,21 @@ static int do_wp_page(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>  		 * accounting on raw pfn maps.
>  		 */
>  		if ((vma->vm_flags & (VM_WRITE|VM_SHARED)) ==
> -				     (VM_WRITE|VM_SHARED))
> +				     (VM_WRITE|VM_SHARED)) {
> +			if (vma->vm_ops && vma->vm_ops->pfn_mkwrite) {
> +				pte_unmap_unlock(page_table, ptl);
> +				ret = do_pfn_mkwrite(vma, address);
> +				if (ret & VM_FAULT_ERROR)
> +					return ret;
> +				page_table = pte_offset_map_lock(mm, pmd,
> +								 address, &ptl);
> +				if (!pte_same(*page_table, orig_pte)) {
> +					ret = 0;
> +					goto unlock;
> +				}
> +			}
>  			goto reuse;
> +		}
>  		goto gotten;
>  	}
>  
> 

WARNING: multiple messages have this Message-ID
From: Boaz Harrosh <boaz@plexistor.com>
To: Stable Tree <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <matthew.r.wilcox@intel.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>,
	Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>, Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@ml01.01.org>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Eryu Guan <eguan@redhat.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3 @stable] mm(v4.0): New pfn_mkwrite same as page_mkwrite for VM_PFNMAP
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:00:37 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <552550A5.6040503@plexistor.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <55254FC4.3050206@plexistor.com>

On 04/08/2015 06:56 PM, Boaz Harrosh wrote:
> From: Yigal Korman <yigal@plexistor.com>
> 
> [For Stable 4.0.X]
> The parallel patch at 4.1-rc1 to this patch is:
>   Subject: mm: new pfn_mkwrite same as page_mkwrite for VM_PFNMAP
> 
> We need this patch for the 4.0.X stable tree if the patch
>   Subject: dax: use pfn_mkwrite to update c/mtime + freeze protection
> 
> Was decided to be pulled into stable since it is a dependency
> of this patch. The file mm/memory.c was heavily changed in 4.1
> hence this here.
> 

I forgot to send this patch for the stables tree, 4.0 only.

Again this one is only needed if we are truing to pull
   Subject: dax: use pfn_mkwrite to update c/mtime + freeze protection

Which has the Stable@ tag. The problem it fixes is minor and might
be skipped if causes problems.

Thanks
Boaz

> [v3]
> In the case of !pte_same when we lost the race better
> return 0 instead of FAULT_NO_PAGE
> 
> [v2]
> Fixed according to Kirill's comments
> 
> [v1]
> This will allow FS that uses VM_PFNMAP | VM_MIXEDMAP (no page structs)
> to get notified when access is a write to a read-only PFN.
> 
> This can happen if we mmap() a file then first mmap-read from it
> to page-in a read-only PFN, than we mmap-write to the same page.
> 
> We need this functionality to fix a DAX bug, where in the scenario
> above we fail to set ctime/mtime though we modified the file.
> An xfstest is attached to this patchset that shows the failure
> and the fix. (A DAX patch will follow)
> 
> This functionality is extra important for us, because upon
> dirtying of a pmem page we also want to RDMA the page to a
> remote cluster node.
> 
> We define a new pfn_mkwrite and do not reuse page_mkwrite because
>   1 - The name ;-)
>   2 - But mainly because it would take a very long and tedious
>       audit of all page_mkwrite functions of VM_MIXEDMAP/VM_PFNMAP
>       users. To make sure they do not now CRASH. For example current
>       DAX code (which this is for) would crash.
>       If we would want to reuse page_mkwrite, We will need to first
>       patch all users, so to not-crash-on-no-page. Then enable this
>       patch. But even if I did that I would not sleep so well at night.
>       Adding a new vector is the safest thing to do, and is not that
>       expensive. an extra pointer at a static function vector per driver.
>       Also the new vector is better for performance, because else we
>       Will call all current Kernel vectors, so to:
> 	check-ha-no-page-do-nothing and return.
> 
> No need to call it from do_shared_fault because do_wp_page is called to
> change pte permissions anyway.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Yigal Korman <yigal@plexistor.com>
> Signed-off-by: Boaz Harrosh <boaz@plexistor.com>
> CC: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
> CC: Matthew Wilcox <matthew.r.wilcox@intel.com>
> CC: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
> CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> CC: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
> CC: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
> CC: Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@gmail.com>
> CC: linux-mm@kvack.org
> CC: Stable Tree <stable@vger.kernel.org>
> ---
>  Documentation/filesystems/Locking |  8 ++++++++
>  include/linux/mm.h                |  3 +++
>  mm/memory.c                       | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  3 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
> index f91926f..25f36e6 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
> @@ -525,6 +525,7 @@ prototypes:
>  	void (*close)(struct vm_area_struct*);
>  	int (*fault)(struct vm_area_struct*, struct vm_fault *);
>  	int (*page_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *, struct vm_fault *);
> +	int (*pfn_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *, struct vm_fault *);
>  	int (*access)(struct vm_area_struct *, unsigned long, void*, int, int);
>  
>  locking rules:
> @@ -534,6 +535,7 @@ close:		yes
>  fault:		yes		can return with page locked
>  map_pages:	yes
>  page_mkwrite:	yes		can return with page locked
> +pfn_mkwrite:	yes
>  access:		yes
>  
>  	->fault() is called when a previously not present pte is about
> @@ -560,6 +562,12 @@ the page has been truncated, the filesystem should not look up a new page
>  like the ->fault() handler, but simply return with VM_FAULT_NOPAGE, which
>  will cause the VM to retry the fault.
>  
> +	->pfn_mkwrite() is the same as page_mkwrite but when the pte is
> +VM_PFNMAP or VM_MIXEDMAP with a page-less entry. Expected return is
> +VM_FAULT_NOPAGE. Or one of the VM_FAULT_ERROR types. The default behavior
> +after this call is to make the pte read-write, unless pfn_mkwrite()
> +already touched the pte, in that case it is untouched.
> +
>  	->access() is called when get_user_pages() fails in
>  access_process_vm(), typically used to debug a process through
>  /proc/pid/mem or ptrace.  This function is needed only for
> diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> index 47a9392..85ba9c2 100644
> --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> @@ -251,6 +251,9 @@ struct vm_operations_struct {
>  	 * writable, if an error is returned it will cause a SIGBUS */
>  	int (*page_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *vma, struct vm_fault *vmf);
>  
> +	/* same as page_mkwrite when using VM_PFNMAP|VM_MIXEDMAP */
> +	int (*pfn_mkwrite)(struct vm_area_struct *vma, struct vm_fault *vmf);
> +
>  	/* called by access_process_vm when get_user_pages() fails, typically
>  	 * for use by special VMAs that can switch between memory and hardware
>  	 */
> diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
> index 97839f5..6029777 100644
> --- a/mm/memory.c
> +++ b/mm/memory.c
> @@ -1982,6 +1982,18 @@ static int do_page_mkwrite(struct vm_area_struct *vma, struct page *page,
>  	return ret;
>  }
>  
> +static int do_pfn_mkwrite(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address)
> +{
> +	struct vm_fault vmf = {
> +		.page = NULL,
> +		.pgoff = linear_page_index(vma, address),
> +		.virtual_address = (void __user *)(address & PAGE_MASK),
> +		.flags = FAULT_FLAG_WRITE | FAULT_FLAG_MKWRITE,
> +	};
> +
> +	return vma->vm_ops->pfn_mkwrite(vma, &vmf);
> +}
> +
>  /*
>   * This routine handles present pages, when users try to write
>   * to a shared page. It is done by copying the page to a new address
> @@ -2025,8 +2037,21 @@ static int do_wp_page(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>  		 * accounting on raw pfn maps.
>  		 */
>  		if ((vma->vm_flags & (VM_WRITE|VM_SHARED)) ==
> -				     (VM_WRITE|VM_SHARED))
> +				     (VM_WRITE|VM_SHARED)) {
> +			if (vma->vm_ops && vma->vm_ops->pfn_mkwrite) {
> +				pte_unmap_unlock(page_table, ptl);
> +				ret = do_pfn_mkwrite(vma, address);
> +				if (ret & VM_FAULT_ERROR)
> +					return ret;
> +				page_table = pte_offset_map_lock(mm, pmd,
> +								 address, &ptl);
> +				if (!pte_same(*page_table, orig_pte)) {
> +					ret = 0;
> +					goto unlock;
> +				}
> +			}
>  			goto reuse;
> +		}
>  		goto gotten;
>  	}
>  
> 

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  reply	other threads:[~2015-04-08 16:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-04-07  8:33 [PATCH 0/3 v5] dax: some dax fixes and cleanups Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07  8:33 ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07  8:40 ` [PATCH 1/3] mm(v4.1): New pfn_mkwrite same as page_mkwrite for VM_PFNMAP Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07  8:51   ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07  8:51     ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07  9:03   ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-04-07  9:22     ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 12:57   ` [PATCH 1/3 v6] " Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 12:57     ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 13:17     ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-04-07 13:26       ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-04-07 13:37         ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 13:37           ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 13:47           ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-04-07 14:09             ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 14:09               ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 14:06   ` [PATCH 1/3 v7] " Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 14:06     ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 14:12     ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-04-07  8:43 ` [PATCH 2/3] dax: use pfn_mkwrite to update c/mtime + freeze protection Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07  8:43   ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 16:28   ` Jan Kara
2015-04-07 16:28     ` Jan Kara
2015-04-07  8:45 ` [PATCH 3/3] dax: Unify ext2/4_{dax,}_file_operations Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07  8:45   ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-07 16:26   ` Jan Kara
2015-04-08 15:56 ` [PATCH 1/3 @stable] mm(v4.0): New pfn_mkwrite same as page_mkwrite for VM_PFNMAP Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-08 15:56   ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-08 16:00   ` Boaz Harrosh [this message]
2015-04-08 16:00     ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-08 20:26     ` Greg KH
2015-04-12  7:49       ` Boaz Harrosh
2015-04-12  7:49         ` Boaz Harrosh

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