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From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
To: Jeff Layton <jlayton@kernel.org>
Cc: ceph-devel@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fscrypt@vger.kernel.org, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2 01/18] vfs: export new_inode_pseudo
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2020 11:49:12 -0700
Message-ID: <20200909184912.GA425889@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f04ca91e7c617c01e8428725a5286157415a3dac.camel@kernel.org>

[+Cc Al]

On Wed, Sep 09, 2020 at 12:51:02PM -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> > > No, more like:
> > > 
> > > Syscall					Workqueue
> > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > 1. allocate an inode
> > > 2. determine we can do an async create
> > >    and allocate an inode number for it
> > > 3. hash the inode (must set I_CREATING
> > >    if we allocated with new_inode()) 
> > > 4. issue the call to the MDS
> > > 5. finish filling out the inode()
> > > 6.					MDS reply comes in, and workqueue thread
> > > 					looks up new inode (-ESTALE)
> > > 7. unlock_new_inode()
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Because 6 happens before 7 in this case, we get an ESTALE on that
> > > lookup.
> > 
> > How is ESTALE at (6) possible?  (3) will set I_NEW on the inode when inserting
> > it into the inode hash table.  Then (6) will wait for I_NEW to be cleared before
> > returning the inode.  (7) will clear I_NEW and I_CREATING together.
> > 
> 
> Long call chain, but:
> 
> ceph_fill_trace
>    ceph_get_inode
>       iget5_locked
>          ilookup5(..._nowait, etc)
>             find_inode_fast
> 
> 
> ...and find_inode_fast does:
> 
>                 if (unlikely(inode->i_state & I_CREATING)) {                                        
>                         spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock);                                                
>                         return ERR_PTR(-ESTALE);                                                    
>                 }                                                                                   

Why does ilookup5() not wait for I_NEW to be cleared if the inode has
I_NEW|I_CREATING, but it does wait for I_NEW to be cleared if I_NEW is set its
own?  That seems like a bug.

- Eric

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Thread overview: 59+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-04 16:05 [RFC PATCH v2 00/18] ceph+fscrypt: context, filename and symlink support Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 01/18] vfs: export new_inode_pseudo Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  3:38   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-08 11:27     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-08 22:31       ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 10:47         ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-09 16:12           ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 16:51             ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-09 18:49               ` Eric Biggers [this message]
2020-09-09 19:24                 ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 02/18] fscrypt: drop unused inode argument from fscrypt_fname_alloc_buffer Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 03/18] fscrypt: export fscrypt_d_revalidate Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 04/18] fscrypt: add fscrypt_new_context_from_inode Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  3:48   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-08 11:29     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-08 12:29     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-08 22:34       ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 05/18] fscrypt: don't balk when inode is already marked encrypted Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  3:52   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-08 12:54     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-08 23:08       ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 06/18] fscrypt: move nokey_name conversion to separate function and export it Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  3:55   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-08 12:50     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-08 22:53       ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 16:02         ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 07/18] lib: lift fscrypt base64 conversion into lib/ Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  3:59   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-08 12:51     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 08/18] ceph: add fscrypt ioctls Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 09/18] ceph: crypto context handling for ceph Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  4:29   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-08 16:14     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 10/18] ceph: preallocate inode for ops that may create one Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 11/18] ceph: add routine to create context prior to RPC Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  4:43   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 12/18] ceph: set S_ENCRYPTED bit if new inode has encryption.ctx xattr Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  4:57   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 12:20     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-09 15:53     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-09 16:33       ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 17:19         ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 13/18] ceph: make ceph_msdc_build_path use ref-walk Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 14/18] ceph: add encrypted fname handling to ceph_mdsc_build_path Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  5:06   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 12:24     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 15/18] ceph: make d_revalidate call fscrypt revalidator for encrypted dentries Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  5:12   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 12:26     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-09 16:18       ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 16/18] ceph: add support to readdir for encrypted filenames Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  5:34   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-09 13:02     ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 17/18] ceph: add fscrypt support to ceph_fill_trace Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:05 ` [RFC PATCH v2 18/18] ceph: create symlinks with encrypted and base64-encoded targets Jeff Layton
2020-09-04 16:11   ` Jeff Layton
2020-09-08  5:43   ` Eric Biggers
2020-09-08  5:54 ` [RFC PATCH v2 00/18] ceph+fscrypt: context, filename and symlink support Eric Biggers
2020-09-08 12:09   ` Jeff Layton

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