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Date:   Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:48:09 -0700
From:   "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
To:     Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@...el.com>
Cc:     tytso@....edu, jack@...e.cz, zwisler@...nel.org,
        linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org, david@...morbit.com,
        linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
        lczerner@...hat.com, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, hch@....de
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] [PATCH] xfs: Close race between direct IO and
 xfs_break_layouts()

On Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 10:31:40AM -0700, Dave Jiang wrote:
> This patch is the duplicate of ross's fix for ext4 for xfs.
> 
> If the refcount of a page is lowered between the time that it is returned
> by dax_busy_page() and when the refcount is again checked in
> xfs_break_layouts() => ___wait_var_event(), the waiting function
> xfs_wait_dax_page() will never be called.  This means that
> xfs_break_layouts() will still have 'retry' set to false, so we'll stop
> looping and never check the refcount of other pages in this inode.
> 
> Instead, always continue looping as long as dax_layout_busy_page() gives us
> a page which it found with an elevated refcount.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@...el.com>
> Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
> ---
> 
> Sorry resend, forgot to add Jan's reviewed-by.
> 
> v2:
> - Rename parameter from did_unlock to retry (Jan)
> 
>  fs/xfs/xfs_file.c |    9 ++++-----
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> index a3e7767a5715..cd6f0d8c4922 100644
> --- a/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> +++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_file.c
> @@ -721,12 +721,10 @@ xfs_file_write_iter(
>  
>  static void
>  xfs_wait_dax_page(
> -	struct inode		*inode,
> -	bool			*did_unlock)
> +	struct inode		*inode)
>  {
>  	struct xfs_inode        *ip = XFS_I(inode);
>  
> -	*did_unlock = true;
>  	xfs_iunlock(ip, XFS_MMAPLOCK_EXCL);
>  	schedule();
>  	xfs_ilock(ip, XFS_MMAPLOCK_EXCL);
> @@ -736,7 +734,7 @@ static int
>  xfs_break_dax_layouts(
>  	struct inode		*inode,
>  	uint			iolock,
> -	bool			*did_unlock)
> +	bool			*retry)

Uhhh, this hunk doesn't apply.  xfs_break_dax_layouts doesn't have an
iolock parameter anymore; was this not generated off of xfs for-next?

--D

>  {
>  	struct page		*page;
>  
> @@ -746,9 +744,10 @@ xfs_break_dax_layouts(
>  	if (!page)
>  		return 0;
>  
> +	*retry = true;
>  	return ___wait_var_event(&page->_refcount,
>  			atomic_read(&page->_refcount) == 1, TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE,
> -			0, 0, xfs_wait_dax_page(inode, did_unlock));
> +			0, 0, xfs_wait_dax_page(inode));
>  }
>  
>  int
> 
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