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From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org>
To: Dai Ngo <dai.ngo@oracle.com>
Cc: chuck.lever@oracle.com, jlayton@redhat.com,
	viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk, linux-nfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC v24 0/7] NFSD: Initial implementation of NFSv4 Courteous Server
Date: Mon, 2 May 2022 12:07:59 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220502160759.GH30550@fieldses.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1651426696-15509-1-git-send-email-dai.ngo@oracle.com>

On Sun, May 01, 2022 at 10:38:09AM -0700, Dai Ngo wrote:
> Hi Chuck, Bruce
> 
> This series of patches implement the NFSv4 Courteous Server.

Looks good, my only remaining comments (see other email) are minor--with
those fixed, feel free to add my reviewed-by: for the series.

--b.

> 
> A server which does not immediately expunge the state on lease expiration
> is known as a Courteous Server.  A Courteous Server continues to recognize
> previously generated state tokens as valid until conflict arises between
> the expired state and the requests from another client, or the server
> reboots.
> 
> v2:
> 
> . add new callback, lm_expire_lock, to lock_manager_operations to
>   allow the lock manager to take appropriate action with conflict lock.
> 
> . handle conflicts of NFSv4 locks with NFSv3/NLM and local locks.
> 
> . expire courtesy client after 24hr if client has not reconnected.
> 
> . do not allow expired client to become courtesy client if there are
>   waiters for client's locks.
> 
> . modify client_info_show to show courtesy client and seconds from
>   last renew.
> 
> . fix a problem with NFSv4.1 server where the it keeps returning
>   SEQ4_STATUS_CB_PATH_DOWN in the successful SEQUENCE reply, after
>   the courtesy client reconnects, causing the client to keep sending
>   BCTS requests to server.
> 
> v3:
> 
> . modified posix_test_lock to check and resolve conflict locks
>   to handle NLM TEST and NFSv4 LOCKT requests.
> 
> . separate out fix for back channel stuck in SEQ4_STATUS_CB_PATH_DOWN.
> 
> v4:
> 
> . rework nfsd_check_courtesy to avoid dead lock of fl_lock and client_lock
>   by asking the laudromat thread to destroy the courtesy client.
> 
> . handle NFSv4 share reservation conflicts with courtesy client. This
>   includes conflicts between access mode and deny mode and vice versa.
> 
> . drop the patch for back channel stuck in SEQ4_STATUS_CB_PATH_DOWN.
> 
> v5:
> 
> . fix recursive locking of file_rwsem from posix_lock_file. 
> 
> . retest with LOCKDEP enabled.
> 
> v6:
> 
> . merge witn 5.15-rc7
> 
> . fix a bug in nfs4_check_deny_bmap that did not check for matched
>   nfs4_file before checking for access/deny conflict. This bug causes
>   pynfs OPEN18 to fail since the server taking too long to release
>   lots of un-conflict clients' state.
> 
> . enhance share reservation conflict handler to handle case where
>   a large number of conflict courtesy clients need to be expired.
>   The 1st 100 clients are expired synchronously and the rest are
>   expired in the background by the laundromat and NFS4ERR_DELAY
>   is returned to the NFS client. This is needed to prevent the
>   NFS client from timing out waiting got the reply.
> 
> v7:
> 
> . Fix race condition in posix_test_lock and posix_lock_inode after
>   dropping spinlock.
> 
> . Enhance nfsd4_fl_expire_lock to work with with new lm_expire_lock
>   callback
> 
> . Always resolve share reservation conflicts asynchrously.
> 
> . Fix bug in nfs4_laundromat where spinlock is not used when
>   scanning cl_ownerstr_hashtbl.
> 
> . Fix bug in nfs4_laundromat where idr_get_next was called
>   with incorrect 'id'. 
> 
> . Merge nfs4_destroy_courtesy_client into nfsd4_fl_expire_lock.
> 
> v8:
> 
> . Fix warning in nfsd4_fl_expire_lock reported by test robot.
> 
> v9:
> 
> . Simplify lm_expire_lock API by (1) remove the 'testonly' flag
>   and (2) specifying return value as true/false to indicate
>   whether conflict was succesfully resolved.
> 
> . Rework nfsd4_fl_expire_lock to mark client with
>   NFSD4_DESTROY_COURTESY_CLIENT then tell the laundromat to expire
>   the client in the background.
> 
> . Add a spinlock in nfs4_client to synchronize access to the
>   NFSD4_COURTESY_CLIENT and NFSD4_DESTROY_COURTESY_CLIENT flag to
>   handle race conditions when resolving lock and share reservation
>   conflict.
> 
> . Courtesy client that was marked as NFSD4_DESTROY_COURTESY_CLIENT
>   are now consisdered 'dead', waiting for the laundromat to expire
>   it. This client is no longer allowed to use its states if it
>   reconnects before the laundromat finishes expiring the client.
> 
>   For v4.1 client, the detection is done in the processing of the
>   SEQUENCE op and returns NFS4ERR_BAD_SESSION to force the client
>   to re-establish new clientid and session.
>   For v4.0 client, the detection is done in the processing of the
>   RENEW and state-related ops and return NFS4ERR_EXPIRE to force
>   the client to re-establish new clientid.
> 
> v10:
> 
>   Resolve deadlock in v9 by avoiding getting cl_client and
>   cl_cs_lock together. The laundromat needs to determine whether
>   the expired client has any state and also has no blockers on
>   its locks. Both of these conditions are allowed to change after
>   the laundromat transits an expired client to courtesy client.
>   When this happens, the laundromat will detect it on the next
>   run and and expire the courtesy client.
> 
>   Remove client persistent record before marking it as COURTESY_CLIENT
>   and add client persistent record before clearing the COURTESY_CLIENT
>   flag to allow the courtesy client to transist to normal client to
>   continue to use its state.
> 
>   Lock/delegation/share reversation conflict with courtesy client is
>   resolved by marking the courtesy client as DESTROY_COURTESY_CLIENT,
>   effectively disable it, then allow the current request to proceed
>   immediately.
>   
>   Courtesy client marked as DESTROY_COURTESY_CLIENT is not allowed
>   to reconnect to reuse itsstate. It is expired by the laundromat
>   asynchronously in the background.
> 
>   Move processing of expired clients from nfs4_laudromat to a
>   separate function, nfs4_get_client_reaplist, that creates the
>   reaplist and also to process courtesy clients.
> 
>   Update Documentation/filesystems/locking.rst to include new
>   lm_lock_conflict call.
> 
>   Modify leases_conflict to call lm_breaker_owns_lease only if
>   there is real conflict.  This is to allow the lock manager to
>   resolve the delegation conflict if possible.
> 
> v11:
> 
>   Add comment for lm_lock_conflict callback.
> 
>   Replace static const courtesy_client_expiry with macro.
> 
>   Remove courtesy_clnt argument from find_in_sessionid_hashtbl.
>   Callers use nfs4_client->cl_cs_client boolean to determined if
>   it's the courtesy client and take appropriate actions.
> 
>   Rename NFSD4_COURTESY_CLIENT and NFSD4_DESTROY_COURTESY_CLIENT
>   with NFSD4_CLIENT_COURTESY and NFSD4_CLIENT_DESTROY_COURTESY.
> 
> v12:
> 
>   Remove unnecessary comment in nfs4_get_client_reaplist.
> 
>   Replace nfs4_client->cl_cs_client boolean with
>   NFSD4_CLIENT_COURTESY_CLNT flag.
> 
>   Remove courtesy_clnt argument from find_client_in_id_table and
>   find_clp_in_name_tree. Callers use NFSD4_CLIENT_COURTESY_CLNT to
>   determined if it's the courtesy client and take appropriate actions.
> 
> v13:
> 
>   Merge with 5.17-rc3.
> 
>   Cleanup Documentation/filesystems/locking.rst: replace i_lock
>   with flc_lock, update API's that use flc_lock.
> 
>   Rename lm_lock_conflict to lm_lock_expired().
> 
>   Remove comment of lm_lock_expired API in lock_manager_operations.
>   Same information is in patch description.
> 
>   Update commit messages of 4/4.
> 
>   Add some comment for NFSD4_CLIENT_COURTESY_CLNT.
> 
>   Add nfsd4_discard_courtesy_clnt() to eliminate duplicate code of
>   discarding courtesy client; setting NFSD4_DESTROY_COURTESY_CLIENT.
> 
> v14:
> 
> . merge with Chuck's public for-next branch.
> 
> . remove courtesy_client_expiry, use client's last renew time.
> 
> . simplify comment of nfs4_check_access_deny_bmap.
> 
> . add comment about race condition in nfs4_get_client_reaplist.
> 
> . add list_del when walking cslist in nfs4_get_client_reaplist.
> 
> . remove duplicate INIT_LIST_HEAD(&reaplist) from nfs4_laundromat
> 
> . Modify find_confirmed_client and find_confirmed_client_by_name
>   to detect courtesy client and destroy it.
> 
> . refactor lookup_clientid to use find_client_in_id_table
>   directly instead of find_confirmed_client.
> 
> . refactor nfsd4_setclientid to call find_clp_in_name_tree
>   directly instead of find_confirmed_client_by_name.
> 
> . remove comment of NFSD4_CLIENT_COURTESY.
> 
> . replace NFSD4_CLIENT_DESTROY_COURTESY with NFSD4_CLIENT_EXPIRED.
> 
> . replace NFSD4_CLIENT_COURTESY_CLNT with NFSD4_CLIENT_RECONNECTED.
> 
> v15:
> 
> . add helper locks_has_blockers_locked in fs.h to check for
>   lock blockers
> 
> . rename nfs4_conflict_clients to nfs4_resolve_deny_conflicts_locked
> 
> . update nfs4_upgrade_open() to handle courtesy clients.
> 
> . add helper nfs4_check_and_expire_courtesy_client and
>   nfs4_is_courtesy_client_expired to deduplicate some code.
> 
> . update nfs4_anylock_blocker:
>    . replace list_for_each_entry_safe with list_for_each_entry
>    . break nfs4_anylock_blocker into 2 smaller functions.
> 
> . update nfs4_get_client_reaplist:
>    . remove unnecessary commets
>    . acquire cl_cs_lock before setting NFSD4_CLIENT_COURTESY flag
> 
> . update client_info_show to show 'time since last renew: 00:00:38'
>   instead of 'seconds from last renew: 38'.
> 
> v16:
> 
> . update client_info_show to display 'status' as
>   'confirmed/unconfirmed/courtesy'
> 
> . replace helper locks_has_blockers_locked in fs.h in v15 with new
>   locks_owner_has_blockers call in fs/locks.c
> 
> . update nfs4_lockowner_has_blockers to use locks_owner_has_blockers
> 
> . move nfs4_check_and_expire_courtesy_client from 5/11 to 4/11
> 
> . remove unnecessary check for NULL clp in find_in_sessionid_hashtb
> 
> . fix typo in commit messages
> 
> v17:
> 
> . replace flags used for courtesy client with enum courtesy_client_state
> 
> . add state table in nfsd/state.h
> 
> . make nfsd4_expire_courtesy_clnt, nfsd4_discard_courtesy_clnt and
>   nfsd4_courtesy_clnt_expired as static inline.
> 
> . update nfsd_breaker_owns_lease to use dl->dl_stid.sc_client directly
> 
> . fix kernel test robot warning when CONFIG_FILE_LOCKING not defined.
> 
> v18:
> 
> . modify 0005-NFSD-Update-nfs4_get_vfs_file-to-handle-courtesy-cli.patch to:
> 
>     . remove nfs4_check_access_deny_bmap, fold this functionality
>       into nfs4_resolve_deny_conflicts_locked by making use of
>       bmap_to_share_mode.
> 
>     . move nfs4_resolve_deny_conflicts_locked into nfs4_file_get_access
>       and nfs4_file_check_deny. 
> 
> v19:
> 
> . modify 0002-NFSD-Add-courtesy-client-state-macro-and-spinlock-to.patch to
> 
>     . add NFSD4_CLIENT_ACTIVE
> 
>     . redo Courtesy client state table
> 
> . modify 0007-NFSD-Update-find_in_sessionid_hashtbl-to-handle-cour.patch and
>   0008-NFSD-Update-find_client_in_id_table-to-handle-courte.patch to:
> 
>     . set cl_cs_client_stare to NFSD4_CLIENT_ACTIVE when reactive
>       courtesy client  
> 
> v20:
> 
> . modify 0006-NFSD-Update-find_clp_in_name_tree-to-handle-courtesy.patch to:
> 	. add nfsd4_discard_reconnect_clnt
> 	. replace call to nfsd4_discard_courtesy_clnt with
> 	  nfsd4_discard_reconnect_clnt
> 
> . modify 0007-NFSD-Update-find_in_sessionid_hashtbl-to-handle-cour.patch to:
> 	. replace call to nfsd4_discard_courtesy_clnt with
> 	  nfsd4_discard_reconnect_clnt
>           
> . modify 0008-NFSD-Update-find_client_in_id_table-to-handle-courte.patch
> 	. replace call to nfsd4_discard_courtesy_clnt with
> 	  nfsd4_discard_reconnect_clnt
> 
> v21:
> 
> . merged with 5.18.0-rc3
> 
> . Redo based on Bruce's suggestion by breaking the patches into functionality
>   and also don't remove client record of courtesy client until the client is
>   actually expired.
> 
>   0001: courteous server framework with support for client with delegation only.
>         This patch also handles COURTESY and EXPIRABLE reconnect.
>         Conflict is resolved by set the courtesy client to EXPIRABLE, let the
>         laundromat expires the client on next run and return NFS4ERR_DELAY
>         OPEN request.
> 
>   0002: add support for opens/share reservation to courteous server
>         Conflict is resolved by set the courtesy client to EXPIRABLE, let the
>         laundromat expires the client on next run and return NFS4ERR_DELAY
>         OPEN request.
> 
>   0003: mv creation/destroying laundromat workqueue from nfs4_state_start and
>         and nfs4_state_shutdown_net to init_nfsd and exit_nfsd.
> 
>   0004: fs/lock: add locks_owner_has_blockers helper
>   
>   0005: add 2 callbacks to lock_manager_operations for resolving lock conflict
>   
>   0006: add support for locks to courteous server, making use of 0004 and 0005
>         Conflict is resolved by set the courtesy client to EXPIRABLE, run the
>         laundromat immediately and wait for it to complete before returning to
>         fs/lock code to recheck the lock list from the beginning.
> 
>         NOTE: I could not get queue_work/queue_delay_work and flush_workqueue
>         to work as expected, I have to use mod_delayed_work and flush_workqueue
>         to get the laundromat to run immediately.
> 
>         When we check for blockers in nfs4_anylock_blockers, we do not check
>         for client with delegation conflict. This is because we already hold
>         the client_lock and to check for delegation conflict we need the state_lock
>         and scanning the del_recall_lru list each time. So to avoid this overhead
>         and potential deadlock (not sure about lock of ordering of these locks)
>         we check and set the COURTESY client with delegation being recalled to
>         EXPIRABLE later in nfs4_laundromat.
> 
>   0007: show state of courtesy client in client info.
> 
> v22:
> 
> . modify 0001:
> 	. allow EXPIRABLE client to reconnect.
>         . modify try_to_expire_client to return false if cl_state is
>           either COURTEY or EXPIRABLE.
>         . remove try_to_activate_client and set cl_state to ACTIVE in
>           get_client_locked and renew_client_locked.
>         . remove unnecessary cl_cs_lock. Synchronization between expiring
>           client and client reconnect is provided by mark_client_expired_locked
>           and get_client_locked or renew_client_locked
> 
> . modify 0003:
>         . fix 'ld' error with laundry_wq when CONFIG_NFSD is defined
>           and CONFIG_NFSD_V4 is not defined.
> 
> v23:
> 	. rework try_to_expire_client to return true when cl_state in EXPIRABLE
> 	  and its callers to work accordingly.
> 
> 	. add missing mod_delay_work in nfsd4_lm_lock_expirable.
> 
> 	. add check for cl_rpc_users before setting client state to COURTESY
> 	  in nfs4_get_client_reaplist.
> 
>         . setting client to COURTESY before nfs4_anylock_blockers to handle
>           race between the laundromat and thread resolving lock conflict.
> 
> 	. cleanup 2 fs/lock callbacks: lm_lock_expirable to return bool and
>           lm_expire_lock takes no argument.
> v24:
> 	. add new counter, cl_delegs_in_recall, in nfs4_client to maintain
> 	  delegation recalls and is checked by nfs4_anylock_blockers.
> 
> 	. remove resolve_lock_conflict_locked and move its logic into the
> 	  callers posix_lock_inode and posix_test_lock for clarity.
> 
> 	. rename 'conflict' to 'resolvable' in nfs4_resolve_deny_conflicts_locked.
> 
> 	. fix kernel robot test warning about missing semicolon in nfsd.h
> 

      parent reply	other threads:[~2022-05-02 16:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-01 17:38 [PATCH RFC v24 0/7] NFSD: Initial implementation of NFSv4 Courteous Server Dai Ngo
2022-05-01 17:38 ` [PATCH RFC v24 1/7] NFSD: add courteous server support for thread with only delegation Dai Ngo
2022-05-02 15:23   ` J. Bruce Fields
2022-05-01 17:38 ` [PATCH RFC v24 2/7] NFSD: add support for share reservation conflict to courteous server Dai Ngo
2022-05-02 15:31   ` J. Bruce Fields
2022-05-01 17:38 ` [PATCH RFC v24 3/7] NFSD: move create/destroy of laundry_wq to init_nfsd and exit_nfsd Dai Ngo
2022-05-02 15:35   ` J. Bruce Fields
2022-05-01 17:38 ` [PATCH RFC v24 4/7] fs/lock: add helper locks_owner_has_blockers to check for blockers Dai Ngo
2022-05-02 15:43   ` J. Bruce Fields
2022-05-01 17:38 ` [PATCH RFC v24 5/7] fs/lock: add 2 callbacks to lock_manager_operations to resolve conflict Dai Ngo
2022-05-02 15:53   ` J. Bruce Fields
2022-05-01 17:38 ` [PATCH RFC v24 6/7] NFSD: add support for lock conflict to courteous server Dai Ngo
2022-05-02 16:00   ` J. Bruce Fields
2022-05-01 17:38 ` [PATCH RFC v24 7/7] NFSD: Show state of courtesy client in client info Dai Ngo
2022-05-02 16:06   ` J. Bruce Fields
2022-05-02 16:07 ` J. Bruce Fields [this message]

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