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From: Sagi Grimberg <sagi@grimberg.me>
To: Anton Eidelman <anton.eidelman@gmail.com>,
	linux-nvme@lists.infradead.org, hch@lst.de, kbusch@kernel.org,
	axboe@fb.com
Cc: Anton Eidelman <anton@lightbitslabs.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] nvme/mpath: fix hang when disk goes live over reconnect
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 13:19:39 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <b6dd0d15-041e-209e-953c-1b991c0738c9@grimberg.me> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210918215729.388968-1-anton@lightbitslabs.com>



On 9/19/21 12:57 AM, Anton Eidelman wrote:
> nvme_mpath_init_identify() invoked from nvme_init_identify()
> fetches a fresh ANA log from the ctrl.
> This is essential to have an up to date path states
> for both existing namespaces and for those scan_work
> may discover once the ctrl is up.
> 
> This happens in the following cases:
> 1) A new ctrl is being connected.
> 2) An existing ctrl is successfully reconnected.
> 3) An existing ctrl is being reset.
> 
> While in (1) ctrl->namespaces is empty, (2 & 3) may have namespaces,
> and nvme_read_ana_log() may call nvme_update_ns_ana_state().
> 
> This result in a hang when the ANA state of an existing namespace
> changes and makes the disk live: nvme_mpath_set_live() issues
> IO to the namespace through the ctrl, which does NOT have IO queues yet.
> See sample hang below.
> 
> Solution:
> - move nvme_read_ana_log() call from nvme_mpath_init_identify()
> into a separate function, nvme_mpath_update().
> - call this function in nvme_start_ctrl() - here the ctrl is ready.
> 
> Downside: in case nvme_read_ana_log() fails, we do not find this out
>    in nvme_mpath_init_identify().
> 
> Alernative solution:
>    nvme_get_log() in nvme_mpath_init_identify(), but don't parse.
>    Then nvme_start_ctrl() can just queue_work(nvme_wq, &ctrl->ana_work),
>    along with scan_work.
>    The ctrl->ana_log_buf contents is valid for scan_work,
>    and ana_work will re-fetch and parse it.
>    Downside: fetching an ANA log from the ctrl twice.
> 
> Sample failure:
>      nvme nvme0: starting error recovery
>      nvme nvme0: Reconnecting in 10 seconds...
>      block nvme0n6: no usable path - requeuing I/O
>      INFO: task kworker/u8:3:312 blocked for more than 122 seconds.
>            Tainted: G            E     5.14.5-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64 #1
>      Workqueue: nvme-wq nvme_tcp_reconnect_ctrl_work [nvme_tcp]
>      Call Trace:
>       __schedule+0x2a2/0x7e0
>       schedule+0x4e/0xb0
>       io_schedule+0x16/0x40
>       wait_on_page_bit_common+0x15c/0x3e0
>       do_read_cache_page+0x1e0/0x410
>       read_cache_page+0x12/0x20
>       read_part_sector+0x46/0x100
>       read_lba+0x121/0x240
>       efi_partition+0x1d2/0x6a0
>       bdev_disk_changed.part.0+0x1df/0x430
>       bdev_disk_changed+0x18/0x20
>       blkdev_get_whole+0x77/0xe0
>       blkdev_get_by_dev+0xd2/0x3a0
>       __device_add_disk+0x1ed/0x310
>       device_add_disk+0x13/0x20
>       nvme_mpath_set_live+0x138/0x1b0 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_update_ns_ana_state+0x2b/0x30 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_update_ana_state+0xca/0xe0 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_parse_ana_log+0xac/0x170 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_read_ana_log+0x7d/0xe0 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_mpath_init_identify+0x105/0x150 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_init_identify+0x2df/0x4d0 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_init_ctrl_finish+0x8d/0x3b0 [nvme_core]
>       nvme_tcp_setup_ctrl+0x337/0x390 [nvme_tcp]
>       nvme_tcp_reconnect_ctrl_work+0x24/0x40 [nvme_tcp]
>       process_one_work+0x1bd/0x360
>       worker_thread+0x50/0x3d0
> 
> Signed-off-by: Anton Eidelman <anton@lightbitslabs.com>
> ---
>   drivers/nvme/host/core.c      | 1 +
>   drivers/nvme/host/multipath.c | 9 ++++++---
>   drivers/nvme/host/nvme.h      | 4 ++++
>   3 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/nvme/host/core.c b/drivers/nvme/host/core.c
> index 97f8211cf92c..884ca1f6f80b 100644
> --- a/drivers/nvme/host/core.c
> +++ b/drivers/nvme/host/core.c
> @@ -4325,6 +4325,7 @@ void nvme_start_ctrl(struct nvme_ctrl *ctrl)
>   	nvme_enable_aen(ctrl);
>   
>   	if (ctrl->queue_count > 1) {
> +		nvme_mpath_update(ctrl);

Does this ordering now becomes subtle as it needs to run before we queue 
the ns scan?

>   		nvme_queue_scan(ctrl);
>   		nvme_start_queues(ctrl);
>   	}

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-19 10:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-18 21:57 Anton Eidelman
2021-09-19 10:19 ` Sagi Grimberg [this message]
2021-09-19 23:05   ` Anton Eidelman
2021-09-20  7:55     ` Sagi Grimberg
2021-09-20  6:35 ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-09-20 14:53   ` Anton Eidelman
2021-09-21  7:15     ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-10-04 16:46       ` Anton Eidelman
2021-10-04 16:57         ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-10-05 12:38           ` Sagi Grimberg
     [not found]             ` <368499da-c117-e8b7-7b1b-46894e1e0b48@grimberg.me>
2021-10-19 15:13               ` Anton Eidelman
2022-03-23  3:55 ` [PATCH v2 0/1] " Anton Eidelman
2022-03-23  3:55   ` [PATCH v2 1/1] " Anton Eidelman
2022-03-23  9:23     ` Sagi Grimberg
2022-03-23 14:45     ` [PATCH v3 0/1] " Anton Eidelman
2022-03-23 14:45       ` [PATCH v3 1/1] " Anton Eidelman
2022-03-23 14:55         ` Sagi Grimberg
2022-03-23 15:22         ` Christoph Hellwig
2022-03-24 19:05           ` [PATCH v4 0/1] " Anton Eidelman
2022-03-24 19:05             ` [PATCH v4 1/1] " Anton Eidelman
2022-03-24 21:06               ` Sagi Grimberg
2022-03-25  6:36               ` Christoph Hellwig

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