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From: Ming Lei <ming.lei@redhat.com>
To: Stephen Rust <srust@blockbridge.com>
Cc: Rob Townley <rob.townley@gmail.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org, martin.petersen@oracle.com,
	target-devel@vger.kernel.org, Doug Ledford <dledford@redhat.com>,
	Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>, Sagi Grimberg <sagi@grimberg.me>,
	Max Gurtovoy <maxg@mellanox.com>
Subject: Re: Data corruption in kernel 5.1+ with iSER attached ramdisk
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2019 07:02:25 +0800
Message-ID: <20191204230225.GA26189@ming.t460p> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAAFE1bcJmRP5OSu=5asNTpvkF=kjEZu=GafaS9h52776tVgpPA@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 12:23:39PM -0500, Stephen Rust wrote:
> Hi Ming,
> 
> I have tried your latest "workaround" patch in brd including the fix
> for large offsets, and it does appear to work. I tried the same tests
> and the data was written correctly for all offsets I tried. Thanks!
> 
> I include the updated additional bpftrace below.
> 
> > So firstly, I'd suggest to investigate from RDMA driver side to see why
> > un-aligned buffer is passed to block layer.
> >
> > According to previous discussion, 512 aligned buffer should be provided
> > to block layer.
> >
> > So looks the driver needs to be fixed.
> 
> If it does appear to be an RDMA driver issue, do you know who we
> should follow up with directly from the RDMA driver side of the world?
> 
> Presumably non-brd devices, ie: real scsi devices work for these test
> cases because they accept un-aligned buffers?

Right, not every driver supports such un-aligned buffer.

I am not familiar with RDMA, but from the trace we have done so far,
it is highly related with iser driver. 


Thanks,
Ming


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2019-11-28  1:57 ` Ming Lei
     [not found]   ` <CA+VdTb_-CGaPjKUQteKVFSGqDz-5o-tuRRkJYqt8B9iOQypiwQ@mail.gmail.com>
2019-11-28  2:58     ` Ming Lei
     [not found]       ` <CAAFE1bfsXsKGyw7SU_z4NanT+wmtuJT=XejBYbHHMCDQwm73sw@mail.gmail.com>
2019-11-28  4:25         ` Stephen Rust
2019-11-28  5:51           ` Rob Townley
2019-11-28  9:12         ` Ming Lei
2019-12-02 18:42           ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-03  0:58             ` Ming Lei
2019-12-03  3:04               ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-03  3:14                 ` Ming Lei
2019-12-03  3:26                   ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-03  3:50                     ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-03 12:45                       ` Ming Lei
2019-12-03 19:56                         ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-04  1:05                           ` Ming Lei
2019-12-04 17:23                             ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-04 23:02                               ` Ming Lei [this message]
2019-12-05  0:16                                 ` Bart Van Assche
2019-12-05 14:44                                   ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-05  2:28                                 ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-05  3:05                                   ` Ming Lei
2019-12-05  9:17                                 ` Sagi Grimberg
2019-12-05 14:36                                   ` Stephen Rust
2019-12-04  2:39                           ` Ming Lei
2019-12-03  4:15                     ` Ming Lei

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