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From: "Andreas Grünbacher" <andreas.gruenbacher@gmail.com>
To: "Darrick J. Wong" <djwong@kernel.org>
Cc: cluster-devel <cluster-devel@redhat.com>, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>,
	Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com
Subject: Re: [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 16/19] iomap: Add done_before argument to iomap_dio_rw
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 23:49:52 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHpGcMKwQCFOGgmA4pQBLNL8Q-uoX2AGBLsW19aRrv0d_UDrcw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210827213239.GH12597@magnolia>

Am Fr., 27. Aug. 2021 um 23:33 Uhr schrieb Darrick J. Wong <djwong@kernel.org>:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 10:15:11PM +0200, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 8:30 PM Darrick J. Wong <djwong@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 06:49:23PM +0200, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> > > > Add a done_before argument to iomap_dio_rw that indicates how much of
> > > > the request has already been transferred.  When the request succeeds, we
> > > > report that done_before additional bytes were tranferred.  This is
> > > > useful for finishing a request asynchronously when part of the request
> > > > has already been completed synchronously.
> > > >
> > > > We'll use that to allow iomap_dio_rw to be used with page faults
> > > > disabled: when a page fault occurs while submitting a request, we
> > > > synchronously complete the part of the request that has already been
> > > > submitted.  The caller can then take care of the page fault and call
> > > > iomap_dio_rw again for the rest of the request, passing in the number of
> > > > bytes already tranferred.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruenba@redhat.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >  fs/btrfs/file.c       |  5 +++--
> > > >  fs/ext4/file.c        |  5 +++--
> > > >  fs/gfs2/file.c        |  4 ++--
> > > >  fs/iomap/direct-io.c  | 11 ++++++++---
> > > >  fs/xfs/xfs_file.c     |  6 +++---
> > > >  fs/zonefs/super.c     |  4 ++--
> > > >  include/linux/iomap.h |  4 ++--
> > > >  7 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > >
> > > <snip to the interesting parts>
> > >
> > > > diff --git a/fs/iomap/direct-io.c b/fs/iomap/direct-io.c
> > > > index ba88fe51b77a..dcf9a2b4381f 100644
> > > > --- a/fs/iomap/direct-io.c
> > > > +++ b/fs/iomap/direct-io.c
> > > > @@ -31,6 +31,7 @@ struct iomap_dio {
> > > >       atomic_t                ref;
> > > >       unsigned                flags;
> > > >       int                     error;
> > > > +     size_t                  done_before;
> > > >       bool                    wait_for_completion;
> > > >
> > > >       union {
> > > > @@ -126,6 +127,9 @@ ssize_t iomap_dio_complete(struct iomap_dio *dio)
> > > >       if (ret > 0 && (dio->flags & IOMAP_DIO_NEED_SYNC))
> > > >               ret = generic_write_sync(iocb, ret);
> > > >
> > > > +     if (ret > 0)
> > > > +             ret += dio->done_before;
> > >
> > > Pardon my ignorance since this is the first time I've had a crack at
> > > this patchset, but why is it necessary to carry the "bytes copied"
> > > count from the /previous/ iomap_dio_rw call all the way through to dio
> > > completion of the current call?
> >
> > Consider the following situation:
> >
> >  * A user submits an asynchronous read request.
> >
> >  * The first page of the buffer is in memory, but the following
> >    pages are not. This isn't uncommon for consecutive reads
> >    into freshly allocated memory.
> >
> >  * iomap_dio_rw writes into the first page. Then it
> >    hits the next page which is missing, so it returns a partial
> >    result, synchronously.
> >
> >  * We then fault in the remaining pages and call iomap_dio_rw
> >    for the rest of the request.
> >
> >  * The rest of the request completes asynchronously.
> >
> > Does that answer your question?
>
> No, because you totally ignored the second question:
>
> If the directio operation succeeds even partially and the PARTIAL flag
> is set, won't that push the iov iter ahead by however many bytes
> completed?

Yes, exactly as it should.

> We already finished the IO for the first page, so the second attempt
> should pick up where it left off, i.e. the second page.

Yes, so what's the question?

Thanks,
Andreas

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Thread overview: 100+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-27 16:49 [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 00/19] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 01/19] iov_iter: Fix iov_iter_get_pages{, _alloc} page fault return value Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-09-09 11:09   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 02/19] powerpc/kvm: Fix kvm_use_magic_page Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 03/19] gup: Turn fault_in_pages_{readable, writeable} into fault_in_{readable, writeable} Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 19:08   ` Al Viro
2021-09-03 14:56   ` Filipe Manana
2021-09-28 15:02     ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-09-28 16:37       ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-09-28 20:41         ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 04/19] iov_iter: Turn iov_iter_fault_in_readable into fault_in_iov_iter_readable Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 18:53   ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 18:57     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-27 19:16       ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 20:56   ` Kari Argillander
2021-08-28 17:13     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 05/19] iov_iter: Introduce fault_in_iov_iter_writeable Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 18:49   ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 19:05     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-27 19:23       ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 19:33         ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-27 19:37           ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 21:48             ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 21:57               ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 23:22                 ` Luck, Tony
2021-08-28  2:20                   ` Luck, Tony
2021-08-28 21:47                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-28 22:04                     ` Al Viro
2021-08-28 22:11                       ` Al Viro
2021-08-28 22:19                         ` Al Viro
2021-08-28 22:51                           ` Al Viro
2021-08-29 18:44                             ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-29 19:46                               ` Al Viro
2021-08-29 19:51                                 ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-28 22:20                         ` Tony Luck
2021-08-29  1:40                           ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-30 15:41                             ` Luck, Tony
2021-08-28 22:23                       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-28 19:28               ` [Ocfs2-devel] [RFC][arm64] possible infinite loop in btrfs search_ioctl() Al Viro
2021-08-31 13:54                 ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-31 15:28                   ` Al Viro
2021-08-31 16:01                     ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-11 17:37                     ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-11 19:15                       ` Linus Torvalds
2021-10-11 21:08                         ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-11 23:59                           ` Linus Torvalds
2021-10-12 17:27                             ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-12 17:58                               ` Linus Torvalds
2021-10-18 17:13                                 ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-21  0:46                             ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-10-21 10:05                               ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-21 14:42                                 ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-10-21 17:09                                   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-21 18:00                                     ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-10-22 18:41                                       ` Catalin Marinas
2021-10-25 19:37                                         ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-10-22  2:30                                   ` Linus Torvalds
2021-10-22  9:34                                     ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-29  0:58               ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 05/19] iov_iter: Introduce fault_in_iov_iter_writeable Al Viro
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 06/19] gfs2: Add wrapper for iomap_file_buffered_write Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 07/19] gfs2: Clean up function may_grant Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 08/19] gfs2: Eliminate vestigial HIF_FIRST Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 09/19] gfs2: Remove redundant check from gfs2_glock_dq Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 10/19] gfs2: Introduce flag for glock holder auto-demotion Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 11/19] gfs2: Move the inode glock locking to gfs2_file_buffered_write Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 12/19] gfs2: Eliminate ip->i_gh Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 13/19] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks for buffered I/O Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 14/19] iomap: Fix iomap_dio_rw return value for user copies Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-09-03 18:54   ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-09-09 11:17   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 15/19] iomap: Support partial direct I/O on user copy failures Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-09-03 18:54   ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-09-09 11:20   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-09-28 15:05     ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 16/19] iomap: Add done_before argument to iomap_dio_rw Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 18:30   ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-08-27 20:15     ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 21:32       ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-08-27 21:49         ` Andreas Grünbacher [this message]
2021-08-27 22:35         ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-03 18:47           ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-09-03 18:53   ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-09-09 11:30   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-09-09 17:22     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-10  7:36       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 17/19] gup: Introduce FOLL_NOFAULT flag to disable page faults Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-09-09 11:36   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-09-09 17:17     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-10  7:24       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 18/19] iov_iter: Introduce nofault " Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 18:47   ` Al Viro
2021-08-27 19:56     ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 16:49 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 19/19] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks for direct I/O Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-08-27 17:16 ` [Ocfs2-devel] [PATCH v7 00/19] gfs2: Fix mmap + page fault deadlocks Linus Torvalds
2021-09-01 19:52   ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2021-09-03 15:52     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-03 18:25       ` Al Viro
2021-09-03 18:47         ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-03 19:51       ` Andreas Grünbacher
2021-09-03 15:07 ` Filipe Manana

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