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Date:   Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:56:42 +0000
From:   Evgeniy Didin <Evgeniy.Didin@...opsys.com>
To:     "adrian.hunter@...el.com" <adrian.hunter@...el.com>,
        "Evgeniy.Didin@...opsys.com" <Evgeniy.Didin@...opsys.com>
CC:     "jh80.chung@...sung.com" <jh80.chung@...sung.com>,
        "Alexey.Brodkin@...opsys.com" <Alexey.Brodkin@...opsys.com>,
        "linux-mmc@...r.kernel.org" <linux-mmc@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Eugeniy.Paltsev@...opsys.com" <Eugeniy.Paltsev@...opsys.com>,
        "adilger.kernel@...ger.ca" <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
        "linus.walleij@...aro.org" <linus.walleij@...aro.org>,
        "linux-snps-arc@...ts.infradead.org" 
        <linux-snps-arc@...ts.infradead.org>,
        "ulf.hansson@...aro.org" <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>,
        "tytso@....edu" <tytso@....edu>,
        "linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org" <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: mmc: block: bonnie++ runs with errors on arc/hsdk board

On Tue, 2018-03-13 at 16:05 +0200, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> On 13/03/18 14:04, Evgeniy Didin wrote:
> > Hello Adrian,
> > 
> > I have discovered, that beggining with 4.16-rc1 bonnie++ benchmark
> > runs with errors on arc/hsdk board. After bisecting between 4.15 and 4.16-rc1,
> > I have found that errors started after 
> > commit 81196976ed94 (mmc: block: Add blk-mq support).
> > 
> > Error message is like:
> > 
> > > # bonnie++ -u root -r 256 -s 512 -x 1 -d  /mnt 
> > > Using uid:0, gid:0.
> > > Writing with putc()...random: crng init done
> > > done
> > > Writing intelligently...INFO: task kworker/u8:0:5 blocked for more than 10 seconds.
> > >       Not tainted 4.15.0-rc3-00012-g81196976ed94-dirty #1
> > > "echo 0 > /proc/sys/kernel/hung_task_timeout_secs" disables this message.
> > > kworker/u8:0    D    0     5      2 0x00000000
> > > Workqueue: writeback wb_workfn (flush-179:0)
> > > 
> > > Stack Trace:
> > >   __switch_to+0x0/0xac
> > >   __schedule+0x1b8/0x738
> > >   io_schedule+0x5c/0xc0
> > >   bit_wait_io+0xc/0x48
> > >   out_of_line_wait_on_bit+0x78/0xc0
> > >   do_get_write_access+0x1aa/0x4cc
> > >   jbd2_journal_get_write_access+0x32/0x74
> > >   __ext4_journal_get_write_access+0x3a/0xac
> > >   ext4_mb_mark_diskspace_used+0x66/0x5b0
> > >   ext4_mb_new_blocks+0x1ee/0x830
> > >   ext4_ext_map_blocks+0x504/0xcac
> > >   ext4_map_blocks+0x262/0x5e8
> > >   mpage_map_and_submit_extent+0xb8/0x648
> > >   ext4_writepages+0x5ce/0x6b4
> > >   do_writepages+0x20/0x84
> > >   __writeback_single_inode+0x2a/0x154
> > >   wb_writeback+0x538/0xae0
> > >   wb_workfn+0x17c/0x334
> > >   process_one_work+0x1a6/0x350
> > >   worker_thread+0xf2/0x478
> > >   kthread+0x120/0x13c
> > >   ret_from_fork+0x18/0x1c
> > 
> > There are some details of hsdk_defconfig presented bellow:
> > 
> > SOFTLOCKUP_DETECTOR=y
> > DETECT_HUNG_TASK=y
> > DEFAULT_HUNG_TASK_TIMEOUT=10
> > MMC_DW=y
> > MMC_DW_PLTFM=y
> > 
> > I have also tested bonnie++ on Wandboard on v4.16-rc5 with the same
> > DEFAULT_HUNG_TASK_TIMEOUT=10, but there were no errors.
> > 
> > Even though it is not critical error and we see bonnie++ test proceeds to the end,
> > still it is strange, that some process is running in kernel space for a long time (at least 10sec).
> > What is strange, before metioned commit I can't reproduce this behaviour.
> > 
> > I am wondering is this expected behaviour? 
> 
> Was the performance affected? i.e. the results from bonnie++
I have run bonnie++ several times before and after mentioned commit. Here is output:
--------------------------------------------------<8-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Before commit:
ARCLinux,512M,6442,50,7211,0,5333,0,12954,99,345638,100,+++++,+++,16,22322,100,+++++,+++,32735,99,22921,100,+++++,+++,32211,100
ARCLinux,512M,6611,51,7248,0,5162,0,12951,99,344763,99,+++++,+++,16,22649,99,+++++,+++,32723,99,22572,100,+++++,+++,31697,100
ARCLinux,512M,6597,52,7307,0,5368,0,12934,99,343987,99,+++++,+++,16,22775,100,+++++,+++,32713,99,22832,100,+++++,+++,31899,99
After commit:
ARCLinux,512M,4453,36,6474,1,5852,0,12940,99,344329,100,+++++,+++,16,22168,98,+++++,+++,32760,99,22755,100,+++++,+++,32205,100
ARCLinux,512M,5159,42,6944,1,5658,0,12945,99,344290,100,+++++,+++,16,22295,100,+++++,+++,32715,99,22888,99,+++++,+++,32007,99
ARCLinux,512M,5170,42,6840,2,5315,0,12946,99,343889,100,+++++,+++,16,22445,100,+++++,+++,32681,99,22967,100,+++++,+++,32117,99
--------------------------------------------------<8------------------------------------------------------------------------
              ^^^^ 
If i understand correctly, in third column is shown "sequential output" per character speed (K/sec), which decreased.

> What mount options did you use?
I didn't use any options. Simply:
# mount /dev/mmcblk0p1 /mnt

Best regards,
Evgeniy Didin

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