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From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
To: Ross Lagerwall <ross.lagerwall@citrix.com>
Cc: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	roger.pau@citrix.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] xen-blkfront: don't call talk_to_blkback when already connected to blkback
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:08:49 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160615140849.GE9254__45197.049182798$1465999799$gmane$org@char.us.oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <57611424.2020802@citrix.com>

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 09:39:00AM +0100, Ross Lagerwall wrote:
> On 06/08/2016 03:47 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> >On Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 02:46:38PM +0800, Bob Liu wrote:
> >>
> >>On 06/07/2016 11:25 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> >>>On Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 01:49:23PM +0800, Bob Liu wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>On 06/01/2016 04:33 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> >>>>>On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 04:59:16PM +0800, Bob Liu wrote:
> >>>>>>Sometimes blkfont may receive twice blkback_changed() notification after
> >>>>>>migration, then talk_to_blkback() will be called twice too and confused
> >>>>>>xen-blkback.
> >>>>>
> ... snip
> >>>>But sometimes blkfront receives
> >>>>blkback_changed() event more than once!
> >>>
> >>>I think I know why. The udev scripts that get invoked when when
> >>>we attach a disk are a bit custom. As such I think they just
> >>>revalidate the size leading to this.
> >>>
> >>>And this 'poke-at-XenbusStateConnected' state multiple times
> >>>is allowed. It is used to signal disk changes (or just to revalidate).
> >>>Hence it does not matter why really - we need to deal with this.
> >>>
> >>>I modified your patch a bit and are testing it:
> >>>
> >>
> >>Looks much better, thank you very much!
> >
> >Great! I also had it tested overnight and there was no hitch will send it
> >out soon.
> >
> 
> I'd like to request that this patch is backported to Linux 4.5 and both of
> the patches in this series are backported to Linux 4.6. This is affecting
> Debian Testing (using Linux 4.6). It fails to recover its disk when resuming
> or migrating.

Good idea. Done.
> 
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Ross Lagerwall

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-06-15 14:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1464685157-30738-1-git-send-email-bob.liu@oracle.com>
2016-05-31  8:59 ` [PATCH 2/2] xen-blkfront: fix resume issues Bob Liu
2016-05-31 20:33 ` [PATCH 1/2] xen-blkfront: don't call talk_to_blkback when already connected to blkback Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
     [not found] ` <20160531203307.GC23808@char.us.oracle.com>
2016-06-01  5:49   ` Bob Liu
     [not found]   ` <574E7763.9060001@oracle.com>
2016-06-02 14:30     ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-06-07 15:25     ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
     [not found]     ` <20160607152524.GA10281@localhost.localdomain>
2016-06-08  6:46       ` Bob Liu
     [not found]       ` <5757BF4E.9080307@oracle.com>
2016-06-08 14:47         ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
     [not found]         ` <20160608144739.GD17027@char.us.oracle.com>
2016-06-15  8:39           ` Ross Lagerwall
     [not found]           ` <57611424.2020802@citrix.com>
2016-06-15 14:08             ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk [this message]
2016-05-31  8:59 Bob Liu

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