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From: Joseph Qi <joseph.qi@linux.alibaba.com>
To: ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com
Subject: [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH] ocfs2: initialize ip_next_orphan
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2020 09:58:23 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4fbefc8a-9179-c860-9235-5f4ece0084cc@linux.alibaba.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6802ecee-83a6-4d27-d725-75d062773a07@oracle.com>

On 11/7/20 12:47 AM, Wengang Wang wrote:
> On 11/2/20 8:40 AM, Wengang Wang wrote:
>> On 11/1/20 5:40 PM, Joseph Qi wrote:
>>> On 2020/10/30 23:32, Wengang Wang wrote:
>>>> Thanks for review Joseph,
>>>> Please see in lines:
>>>> On 10/29/20 10:55 PM, Joseph Qi wrote:
>>>>> On 2020/10/30 05:04, Wengang Wang wrote:
>>>>>> Though problem if found on a lower 4.1.12 kernel, I think upstream
>>>>>> has same issue.
>>>>>> In one node in the cluster, there is the following callback trace:
>>>>>> # cat /proc/21473/stack
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc09a2f06>] __ocfs2_cluster_lock.isra.36+0x336/0x9e0 
>>>>>> [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc09a4481>] ocfs2_inode_lock_full_nested+0x121/0x520 
>>>>>> [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc09b2ce2>] ocfs2_evict_inode+0x152/0x820 [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffff8122b36e>] evict+0xae/0x1a0
>>>>>> [<ffffffff8122bd26>] iput+0x1c6/0x230
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc09b60ed>] ocfs2_orphan_filldir+0x5d/0x100 [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc0992ae0>] ocfs2_dir_foreach_blk+0x490/0x4f0 [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc099a1e9>] ocfs2_dir_foreach+0x29/0x30 [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc09b7716>] ocfs2_recover_orphans+0x1b6/0x9a0 [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffffc09b9b4e>] ocfs2_complete_recovery+0x1de/0x5c0 [ocfs2]
>>>>>> [<ffffffff810a1399>] process_one_work+0x169/0x4a0
>>>>>> [<ffffffff810a1bcb>] worker_thread+0x5b/0x560
>>>>>> [<ffffffff810a7a2b>] kthread+0xcb/0xf0
>>>>>> [<ffffffff816f5d21>] ret_from_fork+0x61/0x90
>>>>>> [<ffffffffffffffff>] 0xffffffffffffffff
>>>>>> The above stack is not reasonable, the final iput shouldn't 
>>>>>> happen in
>>>>>> ocfs2_orphan_filldir() function. Looking at the code,
>>>>>> 2067???????? /* Skip inodes which are already added to recover 
>>>>>> list, since dio may
>>>>>> 2068????????? * happen concurrently with unlink/rename */
>>>>>> 2069???????? if (OCFS2_I(iter)->ip_next_orphan) {
>>>>>> 2070???????????????? iput(iter);
>>>>>> 2071???????????????? return 0;
>>>>>> 2072???????? }
>>>>>> 2073
>>>>>> The logic thinks the inode is already in recover list on seeing
>>>>>> ip_next_orphan is non-NULL, so it skip this inode after dropping a
>>>>>> reference which incremented in ocfs2_iget().
>>>>>> While, if the inode is already in recover list, it should have 
>>>>>> another
>>>>>> reference and the iput() at line 2070 should not be the final iput
>>>>>> (dropping the last reference). So I don't think the inode is really
>>>>>> in the recover list (no vmcore to confirm).
>>>>>> Note that ocfs2_queue_orphans(), though not shown up in the call 
>>>>>> back trace,
>>>>>> is holding cluster lock on the orphan directory when looking up 
>>>>>> for unlinked
>>>>>> inodes. The on disk inode eviction could involve a lot of IOs 
>>>>>> which may need
>>>>>> long time to finish. That means this node could hold the cluster 
>>>>>> lock for
>>>>>> very long time, that can lead to the lock requests (from other 
>>>>>> nodes) to the
>>>>>> orhpan directory hang for long time.
>>>>>> Looking at more on ip_next_orphan, I found it's not initialized when
>>>>>> allocating a new ocfs2_inode_info structure.
>>>>> I don't see the internal relations.
>>>> If not initialized, ip_next_orphan could be any value. When it's an 
>>>> arbitrary value rather than zero (NULL), the problem would appear 
>>>> (at line 2069 and 2070).
>>>> But, what I am curious is that why this problem didn't raise much 
>>>> earlier? Hope I can find the answer here.
>>>>> And AFAIK, ip_next_orphan will be initialized during 
>>>>> ocfs2_queue_orphans().
>>>> I am not seeing it's initialized in ocfs2_queue_orphans() in source 
>>>> code v5.10-rc1. Can you provide more details where it's initialized?
>>> I thought it is initialzed by ocfs2_queue_orphans() ->
>>> ocfs2_orphan_filldir(). But take a closer look at the code, it's after
>>> the check you paste above, so you are right.
>> Thanks for checking again.
>>> I also have the same question now, why we don't encounter it before
>>> since recovery is very common case for us.
>> One guess is that the problem actually was happening in the past too, 
>> but just not noticed by people somehow.
>> The impact of this problem is holding the inode cluster lock for long 
>> time against the orphan directory in question, while if no other 
>> nodes request same lock, that is OK.
>> How did I notice this problem is that there are reflink operations 
>> happening on different nodes. You know when creating reflinks, they 
>> are firstly created under orphan directories then are secondly moved 
>> to destination directories. In both step1 and step2, it locks the 
>> inode cluster lock against the orphan directory (then unlock). My 
>> case is in step2, moving the reflink from orphan directory to 
>> destination with the following stack trace:
>> [<ffffffffc099bf06>] __ocfs2_cluster_lock.isra.36+0x336/0x9e0 [ocfs2]
>> [<ffffffffc099d481>] ocfs2_inode_lock_full_nested+0x121/0x520 [ocfs2]
>> [<ffffffffc09c3033>] ocfs2_mv_orphaned_inode_to_new+0x383/0xaa0 [ocfs2]
>> [<ffffffffc09d0c44>] ocfs2_vfs_reflink+0x5e4/0x850 [ocfs2]
>> [<ffffffffc09d1137>] ocfs2_reflink_ioctl+0x287/0x290 [ocfs2]
>> [<ffffffffc09ae410>] ocfs2_ioctl+0x280/0x750 [ocfs2]
>> [<ffffffff8122310b>] do_vfs_ioctl+0x2fb/0x510
>> Those reflink operations are found hang for very long time.
>> Let's wait for some more ideas.
> Seems others are not interested in patch.
> Additional information: My customer confirmed my patch fixed their 
> problem after 1.5 months' testing of that patch.
> Joseph,
> Would you please give a reviewed-by or you want to wait longer for 
> more comments from others?
For initializing ip_next_orphan, I agree with you. I just don't figure
out why we haven't observed this case before.
Any way, I'll give my reviewed-by since the code looks good to me.
Would you mind move the initialization up, e.g. after io->ip_clusters,
and send v2?


  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-09  1:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-29 21:04 Wengang Wang
2020-10-30  5:55 ` Joseph Qi
2020-10-30 15:32   ` Wengang Wang
2020-11-02  1:40     ` Joseph Qi
2020-11-02 16:40       ` Wengang Wang
2020-11-03 21:53         ` Wengang Wang
2020-11-06 16:47         ` Wengang Wang
2020-11-09  1:58           ` Joseph Qi [this message]
2020-11-09 16:51             ` Wengang Wang

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