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From: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>
To: linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 01/16] xfs: drop ->writepage completely
Date: Wed,  7 Nov 2018 17:31:12 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181107063127.3902-2-david@fromorbit.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181107063127.3902-1-david@fromorbit.com>

From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>

->writepage is only used in one place - single page writeback from
memory reclaim. We only allow such writeback from kswapd, not from
direct memory reclaim, and so it is rarely used. When it comes from
kswapd, it is effectively random dirty page shoot-down, which is
horrible for IO patterns. We will already have background writeback
trying to clean all the dirty pages in memory as efficiently as
possible, so having kswapd interrupt our well formed IO stream only
slows things down. So get rid of xfs_vm_writepage() completely.

Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>
---
 fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c | 17 -----------------
 1 file changed, 17 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c
index 338b9d9984e0..0e1342e359ca 100644
--- a/fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c
+++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_aops.c
@@ -911,22 +911,6 @@ xfs_do_writepage(
 	return 0;
 }
 
-STATIC int
-xfs_vm_writepage(
-	struct page		*page,
-	struct writeback_control *wbc)
-{
-	struct xfs_writepage_ctx wpc = {
-		.io_type = XFS_IO_HOLE,
-	};
-	int			ret;
-
-	ret = xfs_do_writepage(page, wbc, &wpc);
-	if (wpc.ioend)
-		ret = xfs_submit_ioend(wbc, wpc.ioend, ret);
-	return ret;
-}
-
 STATIC int
 xfs_vm_writepages(
 	struct address_space	*mapping,
@@ -1019,7 +1003,6 @@ xfs_iomap_swapfile_activate(
 const struct address_space_operations xfs_address_space_operations = {
 	.readpage		= xfs_vm_readpage,
 	.readpages		= xfs_vm_readpages,
-	.writepage		= xfs_vm_writepage,
 	.writepages		= xfs_vm_writepages,
 	.set_page_dirty		= iomap_set_page_dirty,
 	.releasepage		= xfs_vm_releasepage,
-- 
2.19.1

  reply	other threads:[~2018-11-07 16:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-07  6:31 [RFC PATCH 00/16] xfs: Block size > PAGE_SIZE support Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` Dave Chinner [this message]
2018-11-09 15:12   ` [PATCH 01/16] xfs: drop ->writepage completely Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-12 21:08     ` Dave Chinner
2021-02-02 20:51       ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 02/16] xfs: move writepage context warnings to writepages Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 03/16] xfs: finobt AG reserves don't consider last AG can be a runt Dave Chinner
2018-11-07 16:55   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-11-09  0:21     ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 04/16] xfs: extent shifting doesn't fully invalidate page cache Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 05/16] iomap: sub-block dio needs to zeroout beyond EOF Dave Chinner
2018-11-09 15:15   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 06/16] iomap: support block size > page size for direct IO Dave Chinner
2018-11-08 11:28   ` Nikolay Borisov
2018-11-09 15:18   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-11  1:12     ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 07/16] iomap: prepare buffered IO paths for block size > page size Dave Chinner
2018-11-09 15:19   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-11  1:15     ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 08/16] iomap: mode iomap_zero_range and friends Dave Chinner
2018-11-09 15:19   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 09/16] iomap: introduce zero-around functionality Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 10/16] iomap: enable zero-around for iomap_zero_range() Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 11/16] iomap: Don't mark partial pages zeroing uptodate for zero-around Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 12/16] iomap: zero-around in iomap_page_mkwrite Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 13/16] xfs: add zero-around controls to iomap Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 14/16] xfs: align writepages to large block sizes Dave Chinner
2018-11-09 15:22   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-11  1:20     ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-11 16:32       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-11-14 14:19   ` Brian Foster
2018-11-14 21:18     ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-15 12:55       ` Brian Foster
2018-11-16  6:19         ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-16 13:29           ` Brian Foster
2018-11-19  1:14             ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 15/16] xfs: expose block size in stat Dave Chinner
2018-11-07  6:31 ` [PATCH 16/16] xfs: enable block size larger than page size support Dave Chinner
2018-11-07 17:14 ` [RFC PATCH 00/16] xfs: Block size > PAGE_SIZE support Darrick J. Wong
2018-11-07 22:04   ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-08  1:38     ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-11-08  9:04       ` Dave Chinner
2018-11-08 22:17         ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-11-08 22:22           ` Dave Chinner

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