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From: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: stop using buffer heads in xfs and iomap
Date: Thu, 10 May 2018 23:39:25 -0700
Message-ID: <20180511063925.GH11261@magnolia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180511062208.GC7962@lst.de>

On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 08:22:08AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 08:13:03AM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> > I ran xfstests on this for fun last night but hung in g/095:
> > 
> > FSTYP         -- xfs (debug)
> > PLATFORM      -- Linux/x86_64 submarine-djwong-mtr01 4.17.0-rc4-djw
> > MKFS_OPTIONS  -- -f -m reflink=1,rmapbt=1, -i sparse=1, -b size=1024, /dev/sdf
> > MOUNT_OPTIONS -- /dev/sdf /opt
> > 
> > FWIW the stock v4 and the 'v5 with everything and 4k blocks' vms
> > passed, so I guess there's a bug somewhere in the sub-page block size
> > code paths...
> 
> I haven't seen that in my -b size 1024 -m relink test  I'll try your above
> exact setup, too.  Is this disk or SSD?  How much memory and how many
> CPUs?

4 CPUs in a VM on a Nehalem-era machine, 2GB RAM, two 2.3GB virtio-scsi
disks...

...the VM host itself is a quad-core Nehalem, 24G RAM, atop an ext4 fs
on spinning rust in a raid1.

> Btw, I think the series might be worthwhile even if we have to delay
> the sub-page blocksize support - the blocksize == pagesize code is
> basically entirely separate and already very useful.  Only the last
> three patches contain the small blocksize support, without that we'll
> just continue using buffer heads for that case for now.

<shrug> I'll keep reading, it seemed generally ok until I hit the
sub-page part and my eyes glazed over. :)

--D

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Thread overview: 64+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-09  7:47 Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:47 ` [PATCH 01/33] block: add a lower-level bio_add_page interface Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09 15:12   ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-05-10  6:40     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-10 21:49       ` Andreas Dilger
2018-05-11  6:29         ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-15 16:47           ` Jens Axboe
2018-05-10  8:52   ` Ming Lei
2018-05-11  6:24     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-16  5:06   ` Ritesh Harjani
2018-05-16 18:05     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-17  4:18       ` Ritesh Harjani
2018-05-09  7:47 ` [PATCH 02/33] fs: factor out a __generic_write_end helper Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09 15:15   ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-05-10  6:40     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 03/33] fs: move page_cache_seek_hole_data to iomap.c Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 04/33] fs: remove the buffer_unwritten check in page_seek_hole_data Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-17 11:33   ` Andreas Grünbacher
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 05/33] fs: use ->is_partially_uptodate in page_cache_seek_hole_data Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 06/33] mm: give the 'ret' variable a better name __do_page_cache_readahead Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09 15:45   ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-05-10  6:41     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 07/33] mm: split ->readpages calls to avoid non-contiguous pages lists Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09 15:46   ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 08/33] iomap: use __bio_add_page in iomap_dio_zero Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 09/33] iomap: add a iomap_sector helper Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 10/33] iomap: add an iomap-based bmap implementation Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09 16:46   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-10  6:42     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-10 15:08       ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-11  6:25         ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-12  1:56           ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 11/33] iomap: add an iomap-based readpage and readpages implementation Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-10  1:17   ` Dave Chinner
2018-05-10  6:44     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 12/33] xfs: use iomap_bmap Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 13/33] xfs: use iomap for blocksize == PAGE_SIZE readpage and readpages Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 14/33] xfs: simplify xfs_bmap_punch_delalloc_range Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 15/33] xfs: simplify xfs_aops_discard_page Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 16/33] xfs: move locking into xfs_bmap_punch_delalloc_range Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 17/33] xfs: make xfs_writepage_map extent map centric Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 18/33] xfs: remove the now unused XFS_BMAPI_IGSTATE flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 19/33] xfs: remove xfs_reflink_find_cow_mapping Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 20/33] xfs: remove xfs_reflink_trim_irec_to_next_cow Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 21/33] xfs: simplify xfs_map_blocks by using xfs_iext_lookup_extent directly Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 22/33] xfs: don't clear imap_valid for a non-uptodate buffers Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 23/33] xfs: remove the imap_valid flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 24/33] xfs: don't look at buffer heads in xfs_add_to_ioend Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 25/33] xfs: move all writeback buffer_head manipulation into xfs_map_at_offset Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 26/33] xfs: allow writeback on pages without buffer heads Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 27/33] xfs: remove xfs_start_page_writeback Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 28/33] xfs: refactor the tail of xfs_writepage_map Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 29/33] xfs: do not set the page uptodate in xfs_writepage_map Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 30/33] iomap: add initial support for writes without buffer heads Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 31/33] iomap: add support for sub-pagesize buffered I/O " Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-14 16:00   ` Goldwyn Rodrigues
2018-05-15  7:26     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-15 13:47       ` Goldwyn Rodrigues
2018-05-16  5:46         ` Dave Chinner
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 32/33] xfs: add support for sub-pagesize writeback without buffer_heads Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-09  7:48 ` [PATCH 33/33] fs: remove __block_write_begin and iomap_to_bh Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-10 15:13 ` stop using buffer heads in xfs and iomap Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-11  6:22   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-11  6:39     ` Darrick J. Wong [this message]

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