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From: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
To: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-btrfs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-erofs@lists.ozlabs.org, linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@lists.sourceforge.net, cluster-devel@redhat.com,
	ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com, linux-xfs <linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org>,
	Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>,
	William Kucharski <william.kucharski@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v10 24/25] fuse: Convert from readpages to readahead
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 08:32:28 -0700
Message-ID: <20200325153228.GB22483@bombadil.infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJfpegshssCJiA8PBcq2XvBj3mR8dufHb0zWRFvvKKv82VQYsw@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 03:43:02PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> >
> > -       while ((page = readahead_page(rac))) {
> > -               if (fuse_readpages_fill(&data, page) != 0)
> > +               nr_pages = min(readahead_count(rac), fc->max_pages);
> 
> Missing fc->max_read clamp.

Yeah, I realised that.  I ended up doing ...

+       unsigned int i, max_pages, nr_pages = 0;
...
+       max_pages = min(fc->max_pages, fc->max_read / PAGE_SIZE);

> > +               ia = fuse_io_alloc(NULL, nr_pages);
> > +               if (!ia)
> >                         return;
> > +               ap = &ia->ap;
> > +               __readahead_batch(rac, ap->pages, nr_pages);
> 
> nr_pages = __readahead_batch(...)?

That's the other bug ... this was designed for btrfs which has a fixed-size
buffer.  But you want to dynamically allocate fuse_io_args(), so we need to
figure out the number of pages beforehand, which is a little awkward.  I've
settled on this for the moment:

        for (;;) {
               struct fuse_io_args *ia;
                struct fuse_args_pages *ap;

                nr_pages = readahead_count(rac) - nr_pages;
                if (nr_pages > max_pages)
                        nr_pages = max_pages;
                if (nr_pages == 0)
                        break;
                ia = fuse_io_alloc(NULL, nr_pages);
                if (!ia)
                        return;
                ap = &ia->ap;
                __readahead_batch(rac, ap->pages, nr_pages);
                for (i = 0; i < nr_pages; i++) {
                        fuse_wait_on_page_writeback(inode,
                                                    readahead_index(rac) + i);
                        ap->descs[i].length = PAGE_SIZE;
                }
                ap->num_pages = nr_pages;
                fuse_send_readpages(ia, rac->file);
        }

but I'm not entirely happy with that either.  Pondering better options.

> This will give consecutive pages, right?

readpages() was already being called with consecutive pages.  Several
filesystems had code to cope with the pages being non-consecutive, but
that wasn't how the core code worked; if there was a discontiguity it
would send off the pages that were consecutive and start a new batch.

__readahead_batch() can't return fewer than nr_pages, so you don't need
to check for that.

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Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-23 20:22 [PATCH v10 00/25] Change readahead API Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 01/25] mm: Move readahead prototypes from mm.h Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 02/25] mm: Return void from various readahead functions Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 03/25] mm: Ignore return value of ->readpages Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 04/25] mm: Move readahead nr_pages check into read_pages Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 05/25] mm: Add new readahead_control API Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 06/25] mm: Use readahead_control to pass arguments Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 07/25] mm: Rename various 'offset' parameters to 'index' Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 08/25] mm: rename readahead loop variable to 'i' Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 09/25] mm: Remove 'page_offset' from readahead loop Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 10/25] mm: Put readahead pages in cache earlier Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 11/25] mm: Add readahead address space operation Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 12/25] mm: Move end_index check out of readahead loop Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:49   ` Eric Biggers
2020-03-24  8:40   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 13/25] mm: Add page_cache_readahead_unbounded Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 14/25] mm: Document why we don't set PageReadahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 15/25] mm: Use memalloc_nofs_save in readahead path Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 16/25] fs: Convert mpage_readpages to mpage_readahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 17/25] btrfs: Convert from readpages to readahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-26 16:53   ` David Sterba
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 18/25] erofs: Convert uncompressed files " Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 19/25] erofs: Convert compressed " Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 20/25] ext4: Convert " Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 21/25] ext4: Pass the inode to ext4_mpage_readpages Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 22/25] f2fs: Convert from readpages to readahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 23/25] f2fs: Pass the inode to f2fs_mpage_readpages Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 24/25] fuse: Convert from readpages to readahead Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-25  9:42   ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-03-25 12:02     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-25 14:43       ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-03-25 15:32         ` Matthew Wilcox [this message]
2020-03-25 15:54           ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-03-23 20:22 ` [PATCH v10 25/25] iomap: " Matthew Wilcox

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