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From: John Garry <john.garry@huawei.com>
To: Ming Lei <ming.lei@redhat.com>
Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>, <linux-block@vger.kernel.org>,
	<linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Martin K . Petersen" <martin.petersen@oracle.com>,
	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com>,
	Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@acm.org>,
	Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.com>,
	Don Brace <don.brace@microsemi.com>,
	Kashyap Desai <kashyap.desai@broadcom.com>,
	"Sathya Prakash" <sathya.prakash@broadcom.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/9] blk-mq: allow hw queues to share hostwide tags
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:14:22 +0100
Message-ID: <19e409fa-d734-b0b6-b62f-787a1000e2b1@huawei.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190624084614.GC10941@ming.t460p>

On 24/06/2019 09:46, Ming Lei wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 05, 2019 at 03:10:51PM +0100, John Garry wrote:
>> On 31/05/2019 03:27, Ming Lei wrote:
>>> index 32b8ad3d341b..49d73d979cb3 100644
>>> --- a/block/blk-mq.c
>>> +++ b/block/blk-mq.c
>>> @@ -2433,6 +2433,11 @@ static bool __blk_mq_alloc_rq_map(struct blk_mq_tag_set *set, int hctx_idx)
>>>  {
>>>  	int ret = 0;
>>>
>>
>> Hi Ming,
>>
>>> +	if ((set->flags & BLK_MQ_F_HOST_TAGS) && hctx_idx) {
>>> +		set->tags[hctx_idx] = set->tags[0];
>>
>> Here we set all tags same as that of hctx index 0.
>>
>>> +		return true;
>>
>>
>> As such, I think that the error handling in __blk_mq_alloc_rq_maps() is made
>> a little fragile:
>>
>> __blk_mq_alloc_rq_maps(struct blk_mq_tag_set *set)
>> {
>> 	int i;
>>
>> 	for (i = 0; i < set->nr_hw_queues; i++)
>> 		if (!__blk_mq_alloc_rq_map(set, i))
>> 			goto out_unwind;
>>
>> 	return 0;
>>
>> out_unwind:
>> 	while (--i >= 0)
>> 		blk_mq_free_rq_map(set->tags[i]);
>>
>> 	return -ENOMEM;
>> }
>>
>> If __blk_mq_alloc_rq_map(, i > 1) fails for when BLK_MQ_F_HOST_TAGS FLAG is
>> set (even though today it can't), then we would try to free set->tags[0]
>> multiple times.
>

Hi Ming,

> Good catch, and the issue can be addressed easily by setting set->hctx[i] as
> NULL, then check 'tags' in blk_mq_free_rq_map().

OK, so you could do that. But I just think that it's not a great 
practice in general to have multiple pointers pointing at the same 
dynamic memory.

Thanks,
John

>
> Thanks,
> Ming
>
> .
>



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Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-31  2:27 [PATCH 0/9] blk-mq/scsi: convert private reply queue into blk_mq hw queue Ming Lei
2019-05-31  2:27 ` [PATCH 1/9] blk-mq: allow hw queues to share hostwide tags Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:07   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31 15:37   ` Bart Van Assche
2019-06-24  8:44     ` Ming Lei
2019-06-05 14:10   ` John Garry
2019-06-24  8:46     ` Ming Lei
2019-06-24 13:14       ` John Garry [this message]
2019-05-31  2:27 ` [PATCH 2/9] block: null_blk: introduce module parameter of 'g_host_tags' Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:08   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31 15:39   ` Bart Van Assche
2019-06-24  8:43     ` Ming Lei
2019-06-02  1:56   ` Minwoo Im
2019-05-31  2:27 ` [PATCH 3/9] scsi: Add template flag 'host_tagset' Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:08   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31  2:27 ` [PATCH 4/9] scsi_debug: support host tagset Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:09   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-06-02  2:03   ` Minwoo Im
2019-06-02 17:01   ` Douglas Gilbert
2019-05-31  2:27 ` [PATCH 5/9] scsi: introduce scsi_cmnd_hctx_index() Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:10   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31  2:27 ` [PATCH 6/9] scsi: hpsa: convert private reply queue to blk-mq hw queue Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:15   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31  6:30     ` Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:40       ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31  2:27 ` [PATCH 7/9] scsi: hisi_sas_v3: " Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:20   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31  6:34     ` Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:42       ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-05-31  7:14         ` Ming Lei
2019-05-31 11:38       ` John Garry
2019-06-03 11:00         ` Ming Lei
2019-06-03 13:00           ` John Garry
2019-06-04 13:37             ` Ming Lei
2019-05-31  2:28 ` [PATCH 8/9] scsi: megaraid: " Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:22   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-06-01 21:41   ` Kashyap Desai
2019-06-02  6:42     ` Ming Lei
2019-06-02  7:48       ` Ming Lei
2019-06-02 16:34         ` Kashyap Desai
2019-06-03  3:56           ` Ming Lei
2019-06-03 10:00             ` Kashyap Desai
2019-06-07  9:45             ` Kashyap Desai
2019-05-31  2:28 ` [PATCH 9/9] scsi: mp3sas: " Ming Lei
2019-05-31  6:23   ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-06-06 11:58   ` Sreekanth Reddy
2019-06-04  8:49 ` [PATCH 0/9] blk-mq/scsi: convert private reply queue into blk_mq " John Garry
2019-08-13  8:30   ` John Garry

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