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authorJustin TerAvest <teravest@google.com>2011-07-12 08:31:45 +0200
committerJens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com>2011-07-12 08:35:10 +0200
commit4aede84b33d6beb401136a3deca0651ae07c5e99 (patch)
tree831266dbb15227584da5011ae4bb1e5038a69677
parenta07405b7802691d29ab3b23bdc76ee6d006aad0b (diff)
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fixlet: Remove fs_excl from struct task.
fs_excl is a poor man's priority inheritance for filesystems to hint to the block layer that an operation is important. It was never clearly specified, not widely adopted, and will not prevent starvation in many cases (like across cgroups). fs_excl was introduced with the time sliced CFQ IO scheduler, to indicate when a process held FS exclusive resources and thus needed a boost. It doesn't cover all file systems, and it was never fully complete. Lets kill it. Signed-off-by: Justin TerAvest <teravest@google.com> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com>
-rw-r--r--block/cfq-iosched.c28
-rw-r--r--fs/reiserfs/journal.c13
-rw-r--r--fs/super.c4
-rw-r--r--include/linux/fs.h4
-rw-r--r--include/linux/init_task.h1
-rw-r--r--include/linux/sched.h1
-rw-r--r--kernel/exit.c1
-rw-r--r--kernel/fork.c1
8 files changed, 1 insertions, 52 deletions
diff --git a/block/cfq-iosched.c b/block/cfq-iosched.c
index 762bd509b71..d8b108737b7 100644
--- a/block/cfq-iosched.c
+++ b/block/cfq-iosched.c
@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@ struct cfq_queue {
/* io prio of this group */
unsigned short ioprio, org_ioprio;
- unsigned short ioprio_class, org_ioprio_class;
+ unsigned short ioprio_class;
pid_t pid;
@@ -2869,7 +2869,6 @@ static void cfq_init_prio_data(struct cfq_queue *cfqq, struct io_context *ioc)
* elevate the priority of this queue
*/
cfqq->org_ioprio = cfqq->ioprio;
- cfqq->org_ioprio_class = cfqq->ioprio_class;
cfq_clear_cfqq_prio_changed(cfqq);
}
@@ -3593,30 +3592,6 @@ static void cfq_completed_request(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq)
cfq_schedule_dispatch(cfqd);
}
-/*
- * we temporarily boost lower priority queues if they are holding fs exclusive
- * resources. they are boosted to normal prio (CLASS_BE/4)
- */
-static void cfq_prio_boost(struct cfq_queue *cfqq)
-{
- if (has_fs_excl()) {
- /*
- * boost idle prio on transactions that would lock out other
- * users of the filesystem
- */
- if (cfq_class_idle(cfqq))
- cfqq->ioprio_class = IOPRIO_CLASS_BE;
- if (cfqq->ioprio > IOPRIO_NORM)
- cfqq->ioprio = IOPRIO_NORM;
- } else {
- /*
- * unboost the queue (if needed)
- */
- cfqq->ioprio_class = cfqq->org_ioprio_class;
- cfqq->ioprio = cfqq->org_ioprio;
- }
-}
-
static inline int __cfq_may_queue(struct cfq_queue *cfqq)
{
if (cfq_cfqq_wait_request(cfqq) && !cfq_cfqq_must_alloc_slice(cfqq)) {
@@ -3647,7 +3622,6 @@ static int cfq_may_queue(struct request_queue *q, int rw)
cfqq = cic_to_cfqq(cic, rw_is_sync(rw));
if (cfqq) {
cfq_init_prio_data(cfqq, cic->ioc);
- cfq_prio_boost(cfqq);
return __cfq_may_queue(cfqq);
}
diff --git a/fs/reiserfs/journal.c b/fs/reiserfs/journal.c
index c5e82ece7c6..a159ba5a35e 100644
--- a/fs/reiserfs/journal.c
+++ b/fs/reiserfs/journal.c
@@ -678,23 +678,19 @@ struct buffer_chunk {
static void write_chunk(struct buffer_chunk *chunk)
{
int i;
- get_fs_excl();
for (i = 0; i < chunk->nr; i++) {
submit_logged_buffer(chunk->bh[i]);
}
chunk->nr = 0;
- put_fs_excl();
}
static void write_ordered_chunk(struct buffer_chunk *chunk)
{
int i;
- get_fs_excl();
for (i = 0; i < chunk->nr; i++) {
submit_ordered_buffer(chunk->bh[i]);
}
chunk->nr = 0;
- put_fs_excl();
}
static int add_to_chunk(struct buffer_chunk *chunk, struct buffer_head *bh,
@@ -986,8 +982,6 @@ static int flush_commit_list(struct super_block *s,
return 0;
}
- get_fs_excl();
-
/* before we can put our commit blocks on disk, we have to make sure everyone older than
** us is on disk too
*/
@@ -1145,7 +1139,6 @@ static int flush_commit_list(struct super_block *s,
if (retval)
reiserfs_abort(s, retval, "Journal write error in %s",
__func__);
- put_fs_excl();
return retval;
}
@@ -1374,8 +1367,6 @@ static int flush_journal_list(struct super_block *s,
return 0;
}
- get_fs_excl();
-
/* if all the work is already done, get out of here */
if (atomic_read(&(jl->j_nonzerolen)) <= 0 &&
atomic_read(&(jl->j_commit_left)) <= 0) {
@@ -1597,7 +1588,6 @@ static int flush_journal_list(struct super_block *s,
put_journal_list(s, jl);
if (flushall)
mutex_unlock(&journal->j_flush_mutex);
- put_fs_excl();
return err;
}
@@ -3108,7 +3098,6 @@ static int do_journal_begin_r(struct reiserfs_transaction_handle *th,
th->t_trans_id = journal->j_trans_id;
unlock_journal(sb);
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&th->t_list);
- get_fs_excl();
return 0;
out_fail:
@@ -3964,7 +3953,6 @@ static int do_journal_end(struct reiserfs_transaction_handle *th,
flush = flags & FLUSH_ALL;
wait_on_commit = flags & WAIT;
- put_fs_excl();
current->journal_info = th->t_handle_save;
reiserfs_check_lock_depth(sb, "journal end");
if (journal->j_len == 0) {
@@ -4316,4 +4304,3 @@ void reiserfs_abort_journal(struct super_block *sb, int errno)
dump_stack();
#endif
}
-
diff --git a/fs/super.c b/fs/super.c
index ab3d672db0d..cf12ba50973 100644
--- a/fs/super.c
+++ b/fs/super.c
@@ -245,13 +245,11 @@ static int grab_super(struct super_block *s) __releases(sb_lock)
*/
void lock_super(struct super_block * sb)
{
- get_fs_excl();
mutex_lock(&sb->s_lock);
}
void unlock_super(struct super_block * sb)
{
- put_fs_excl();
mutex_unlock(&sb->s_lock);
}
@@ -280,7 +278,6 @@ void generic_shutdown_super(struct super_block *sb)
if (sb->s_root) {
shrink_dcache_for_umount(sb);
sync_filesystem(sb);
- get_fs_excl();
sb->s_flags &= ~MS_ACTIVE;
fsnotify_unmount_inodes(&sb->s_inodes);
@@ -295,7 +292,6 @@ void generic_shutdown_super(struct super_block *sb)
"Self-destruct in 5 seconds. Have a nice day...\n",
sb->s_id);
}
- put_fs_excl();
}
spin_lock(&sb_lock);
/* should be initialized for __put_super_and_need_restart() */
diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
index 6e73e2e9ae3..f6c866c287b 100644
--- a/include/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/fs.h
@@ -1453,10 +1453,6 @@ enum {
#define vfs_check_frozen(sb, level) \
wait_event((sb)->s_wait_unfrozen, ((sb)->s_frozen < (level)))
-#define get_fs_excl() atomic_inc(&current->fs_excl)
-#define put_fs_excl() atomic_dec(&current->fs_excl)
-#define has_fs_excl() atomic_read(&current->fs_excl)
-
/*
* until VFS tracks user namespaces for inodes, just make all files
* belong to init_user_ns
diff --git a/include/linux/init_task.h b/include/linux/init_task.h
index 580f70c0239..d14e058aaee 100644
--- a/include/linux/init_task.h
+++ b/include/linux/init_task.h
@@ -176,7 +176,6 @@ extern struct cred init_cred;
.alloc_lock = __SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED(tsk.alloc_lock), \
.journal_info = NULL, \
.cpu_timers = INIT_CPU_TIMERS(tsk.cpu_timers), \
- .fs_excl = ATOMIC_INIT(0), \
.pi_lock = __RAW_SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED(tsk.pi_lock), \
.timer_slack_ns = 50000, /* 50 usec default slack */ \
.pids = { \
diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
index a837b20ba19..22f54249cde 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched.h
@@ -1503,7 +1503,6 @@ struct task_struct {
short il_next;
short pref_node_fork;
#endif
- atomic_t fs_excl; /* holding fs exclusive resources */
struct rcu_head rcu;
/*
diff --git a/kernel/exit.c b/kernel/exit.c
index f2b321bae44..b412df45ea6 100644
--- a/kernel/exit.c
+++ b/kernel/exit.c
@@ -906,7 +906,6 @@ NORET_TYPE void do_exit(long code)
profile_task_exit(tsk);
- WARN_ON(atomic_read(&tsk->fs_excl));
WARN_ON(blk_needs_flush_plug(tsk));
if (unlikely(in_interrupt()))
diff --git a/kernel/fork.c b/kernel/fork.c
index 0276c30401a..30a0e860722 100644
--- a/kernel/fork.c
+++ b/kernel/fork.c
@@ -291,7 +291,6 @@ static struct task_struct *dup_task_struct(struct task_struct *orig)
/* One for us, one for whoever does the "release_task()" (usually parent) */
atomic_set(&tsk->usage,2);
- atomic_set(&tsk->fs_excl, 0);
#ifdef CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IO_TRACE
tsk->btrace_seq = 0;
#endif