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From: David Sterba <dsterba@suse.cz>
To: Dennis Zhou <dennis@kernel.org>
Cc: David Sterba <dsterba@suse.cz>, David Sterba <dsterba@suse.com>,
	Chris Mason <clm@fb.com>, Josef Bacik <josef@toxicpanda.com>,
	Omar Sandoval <osandov@osandov.com>,
	kernel-team@fb.com, linux-btrfs@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 00/22] btrfs: async discard support
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 21:06:07 +0100
Message-ID: <20191219200607.GQ3929@twin.jikos.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191219020337.GA25072@dennisz-mbp.dhcp.thefacebook.com>

On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 08:03:37PM -0600, Dennis Zhou wrote:
> > > This happened also when I deleted everything from the filesystem and ran
> > > full balance.
> 
> Also were these both on fresh file systems so it seems reproducible for
> you?

Yes the filesystem was freshly created before the test.

No luck reproducing it, I tried to repeat the steps as before but the
timing must make a difference and the numbers always ended up as 0
(bytes) 0 (extents).

> > I'll report back if I continue having trouble reproing it.
> 
> I spent the day trying to repro against ext/dzhou-async-discard-v6
> without any luck... I've been running the following:
> 
> $ mkfs.btrfs -f /dev/nvme0n1
> $ mount -t btrfs -o discard=async /dev/nvme0n1 mnt
> $ cd mnt
> $ bash ../age_btrfs.sh .
> 
> where age_btrfs.sh is from [1].
> 
> If I delete arbitrary subvolumes, sync, and then run balance:
> $ btrfs balance start --full-balance .
> It all seems to resolve to 0 after some time. I haven't seen a negative
> case on either of my 2 boxes. I've also tried unmounting and then
> remounting, deleting and removing more free space items.
> 
> I'm still considering how this can happen. Possibly bad load of free
> space cache and then freeing of the block group? Because being off by
> just 1 and it not accumulating seems to be a real corner case here.
> 
> Adding asserts in btrfs_discard_update_discardable() might give us
> insight to which callsite is responsible for going below 0.

Yeah more asserts would be good.

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Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-14  0:22 Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 01/22] bitmap: genericize percpu bitmap region iterators Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 02/22] btrfs: rename DISCARD opt to DISCARD_SYNC Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 03/22] btrfs: keep track of which extents have been discarded Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 04/22] btrfs: keep track of cleanliness of the bitmap Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 05/22] btrfs: add the beginning of async discard, discard workqueue Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 06/22] btrfs: handle empty block_group removal Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 07/22] btrfs: discard one region at a time in async discard Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 08/22] btrfs: add removal calls for sysfs debug/ Dennis Zhou
2019-12-18 11:45   ` Anand Jain
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 09/22] btrfs: make UUID/debug have its own kobject Dennis Zhou
2019-12-18 11:45   ` Anand Jain
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 10/22] btrfs: add discard sysfs directory Dennis Zhou
2019-12-18 11:45   ` Anand Jain
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 11/22] btrfs: track discardable extents for async discard Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 12/22] btrfs: keep track of discardable_bytes Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 13/22] btrfs: calculate discard delay based on number of extents Dennis Zhou
2019-12-30 16:50   ` David Sterba
2020-01-02 16:45     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 14/22] btrfs: add bps discard rate limit Dennis Zhou
2019-12-30 17:58   ` David Sterba
2020-01-02 16:46     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 15/22] btrfs: limit max discard size for async discard Dennis Zhou
2019-12-30 18:00   ` David Sterba
2019-12-30 18:08   ` David Sterba
2020-01-02 16:48     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 16/22] btrfs: make max async discard size tunable Dennis Zhou
2019-12-30 18:05   ` David Sterba
2020-01-02 16:50     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 17/22] btrfs: have multiple discard lists Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 18/22] btrfs: only keep track of data extents for async discard Dennis Zhou
2019-12-30 17:39   ` David Sterba
2020-01-02 16:55     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 19/22] btrfs: keep track of discard reuse stats Dennis Zhou
2019-12-30 17:33   ` David Sterba
2020-01-02 16:57     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 20/22] btrfs: add async discard header Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 21/22] btrfs: increase the metadata allowance for the free_space_cache Dennis Zhou
2019-12-14  0:22 ` [PATCH 22/22] btrfs: make smaller extents more likely to go into bitmaps Dennis Zhou
2019-12-17 14:55 ` [PATCH v6 00/22] btrfs: async discard support David Sterba
2019-12-18  0:06   ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-19  2:03     ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-19 20:06       ` David Sterba [this message]
2019-12-19 21:22         ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-19 20:34     ` David Sterba
2019-12-19 21:17       ` Dennis Zhou
2019-12-30 18:13 ` David Sterba
2019-12-30 18:49   ` Dennis Zhou
2020-01-02 13:22     ` David Sterba

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