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From: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
To: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	"Darrick J. Wong" <djwong@kernel.org>, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	cluster-devel@redhat.com, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 7/7] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks for direct I/O
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:02:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210726170250.GL20621@quack2.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210723205840.299280-8-agruenba@redhat.com>

On Fri 23-07-21 22:58:40, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> Also disable page faults during direct I/O requests and implement the same kind
> of retry logic as in the buffered I/O case.
> 
> Direct I/O requests differ from buffered I/O requests in that they use
> bio_iov_iter_get_pages for grabbing page references and faulting in pages
> instead of triggering real page faults.  Those manual page faults can be
> disabled with the iocb->noio flag.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>
> ---
>  fs/gfs2/file.c | 34 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 33 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/gfs2/file.c b/fs/gfs2/file.c
> index f66ac7f56f6d..7986f3be69d2 100644
> --- a/fs/gfs2/file.c
> +++ b/fs/gfs2/file.c
> @@ -782,21 +782,41 @@ static ssize_t gfs2_file_direct_read(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter *to,
>  	struct file *file = iocb->ki_filp;
>  	struct gfs2_inode *ip = GFS2_I(file->f_mapping->host);
>  	size_t count = iov_iter_count(to);
> +	size_t written = 0;
>  	ssize_t ret;
>  
> +	/*
> +	 * In this function, we disable page faults when we're holding the
> +	 * inode glock while doing I/O.  If a page fault occurs, we drop the
> +	 * inode glock, fault in the pages manually, and then we retry.  Other
> +	 * than in gfs2_file_read_iter, iomap_dio_rw can trigger implicit as
> +	 * well as manual page faults, and we need to disable both kinds
> +	 * separately.
> +	 */
> +
>  	if (!count)
>  		return 0; /* skip atime */
>  
>  	gfs2_holder_init(ip->i_gl, LM_ST_DEFERRED, 0, gh);
> +retry:
>  	ret = gfs2_glock_nq(gh);
>  	if (ret)
>  		goto out_uninit;
>  
> +	pagefault_disable();

Is there any use in pagefault_disable() here? iomap_dio_rw() should not
trigger any page faults anyway, should it?

								Honza
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-26 17:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-23 20:58 [PATCH v3 0/7] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-23 20:58 ` [PATCH v3 1/7] iov_iter: Introduce fault_in_iov_iter helper Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-23 23:40   ` Linus Torvalds
2021-07-24  7:51     ` Andreas Grünbacher
2021-07-24  1:52   ` Al Viro
2021-07-24  8:05     ` Andreas Grünbacher
2021-07-26 16:33   ` Jan Kara
2021-07-26 17:15     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-07-23 20:58 ` [PATCH v3 2/7] gfs2: Add wrapper for iomap_file_buffered_write Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-23 20:58 ` [PATCH v3 3/7] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks for buffered I/O Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-23 20:58 ` [PATCH v3 4/7] iomap: Fix iomap_dio_rw return value for user copies Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-23 20:58 ` [PATCH v3 5/7] iomap: Support restarting direct I/O requests after user copy failures Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-26 17:19   ` Jan Kara
     [not found]     ` <CAHpGcMLtQ1=WOT1mTUS4=iWBwHLQ-EBzY=+XuSGJfu4gVPYTLw@mail.gmail.com>
2021-07-26 18:08       ` Jan Kara
2021-07-23 20:58 ` [PATCH v3 6/7] iov_iter: Introduce noio flag to disable page faults Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-23 20:58 ` [PATCH v3 7/7] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks for direct I/O Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-07-26 17:02   ` Jan Kara [this message]
     [not found]     ` <CAHpGcMLOZhZ7tGrY7rcYWUwx12sY884T=eC-Ckna63PBmF=zwA@mail.gmail.com>
2021-07-26 18:00       ` Jan Kara

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