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From: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>
To: Steven Whitehouse <swhiteho@redhat.com>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	"Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>,
	linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	cluster-devel <cluster-devel@redhat.com>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [Cluster-devel] [PATCH 11/34] iomap: move IOMAP_F_BOUNDARY to gfs2
Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 13:03:00 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHc6FU7We19b5m2eXq2HKN=4szM+mgfyv6COMZzjAdxRyj0SKg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8a9e048b-f60c-90bc-6884-e2fa6eca2c28@redhat.com>

On 30 May 2018 at 12:12, Steven Whitehouse <swhiteho@redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 30/05/18 11:10, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 11:02:08AM +0100, Steven Whitehouse wrote:
>>>
>>> In that case,  maybe it would be simpler to drop it for GFS2. Unless we
>>> are getting a lot of benefit from it, then we should probably just follow
>>> the generic pattern here. Eventually we'll move everything to iomap, so
>>> that the bh mapping interface will be gone. That implies that we might be
>>> able to drop it now, to avoid this complication during the conversion.
>>>
>>> Andreas, do you see any issues with that?

We're not handling reads through iomap yet, so I'd be happier with
keeping that flag in one form or the other until we get there. This
will go away eventually anyway.

>> I suspect it actually is doing the wrong thing today.  It certainly
>> does for SSDs, and it probably doesn't do a useful thing for modern
>> disks with intelligent caches either.
>
>
> Yes, agreed that it makes no sense for SSDs,

Thanks,
Andreas

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-30 11:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 74+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-23 14:43 buffered I/O without buffer heads in xfs and iomap v3 Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 01/34] block: add a lower-level bio_add_page interface Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:28   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 02/34] fs: factor out a __generic_write_end helper Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:30   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 03/34] fs: move page_cache_seek_hole_data to iomap.c Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:31   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 04/34] fs: remove the buffer_unwritten check in page_seek_hole_data Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:36   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 05/34] fs: use ->is_partially_uptodate in page_cache_seek_hole_data Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:41   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 06/34] mm: give the 'ret' variable a better name __do_page_cache_readahead Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:42   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 07/34] mm: return an unsigned int from __do_page_cache_readahead Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:44   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 08/34] mm: split ->readpages calls to avoid non-contiguous pages lists Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:46   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 09/34] iomap: inline data should be an iomap type, not a flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 10/34] iomap: fix the comment describing IOMAP_NOWAIT Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 11/34] iomap: move IOMAP_F_BOUNDARY to gfs2 Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:50   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-30  9:30     ` [Cluster-devel] " Steven Whitehouse
2018-05-30  9:59       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30 10:02         ` Steven Whitehouse
2018-05-30 10:10           ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30 10:12             ` Steven Whitehouse
2018-05-30 11:03               ` Andreas Gruenbacher [this message]
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 12/34] iomap: use __bio_add_page in iomap_dio_zero Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:51   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 13/34] iomap: add a iomap_sector helper Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:52   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 14/34] iomap: add an iomap-based bmap implementation Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:54   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 15/34] iomap: add an iomap-based readpage and readpages implementation Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:11   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-30  6:23     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 16/34] iomap: add initial support for writes without buffer heads Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:21   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 17/34] xfs: use iomap_bmap Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:14   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 18/34] xfs: use iomap for blocksize == PAGE_SIZE readpage and readpages Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:22   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 19/34] xfs: simplify xfs_bmap_punch_delalloc_range Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 16:17   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24  8:01     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 20/34] xfs: simplify xfs_aops_discard_page Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 21/34] xfs: move locking into xfs_bmap_punch_delalloc_range Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 22/34] xfs: make xfs_writepage_map extent map centric Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-24 14:59   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24 16:53     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-24 18:13       ` Brian Foster
2018-05-25  6:19         ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-25 11:35           ` Brian Foster
2018-05-28  7:15             ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-29 11:26               ` Brian Foster
2018-05-29 13:08                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-29 17:04                   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 23/34] xfs: remove the now unused XFS_BMAPI_IGSTATE flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 24/34] xfs: remove xfs_reflink_find_cow_mapping Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 25/34] xfs: remove xfs_reflink_trim_irec_to_next_cow Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-24 14:59   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24 15:06     ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24 17:10       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 26/34] xfs: simplify xfs_map_blocks by using xfs_iext_lookup_extent directly Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 27/34] xfs: don't clear imap_valid for a non-uptodate buffers Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 28/34] xfs: remove the imap_valid flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 29/34] xfs: don't look at buffer heads in xfs_add_to_ioend Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 30/34] xfs: move all writeback buffer_head manipulation into xfs_map_at_offset Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 31/34] xfs: remove xfs_start_page_writeback Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 32/34] xfs: refactor the tail of xfs_writepage_map Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 33/34] xfs: do not set the page uptodate in xfs_writepage_map Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 34/34] xfs: allow writeback on pages without buffer heads Christoph Hellwig

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