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Date:   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:02:26 +0100
From:   David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
To:     viro@...iv.linux.org.uk
Cc:     Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
        Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, dhowells@...hat.com,
        linux-afs@...ts.infradead.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-ntfs-dev@...ts.sourceforge.net,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 5/6] ext4: Search for an inode to update under the RCU lock
 if we can [ver #2]

When we're updating timestamps in an inode, search for that inode under RCU
conditions to avoid holding the icache lock if we can.

Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
cc: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>
cc: Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>
cc: linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
---

 fs/ext4/inode.c |   54 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------------
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/inode.c b/fs/ext4/inode.c
index b32a57bc5d5d..b1eb55d5c329 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/inode.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/inode.c
@@ -5144,41 +5144,43 @@ static int ext4_inode_blocks_set(handle_t *handle,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-struct other_inode {
-	unsigned long		orig_ino;
-	struct ext4_inode	*raw_inode;
-};
-
-static int other_inode_match(struct inode * inode, unsigned long ino,
-			     void *data)
+static void __ext4_update_other_inode_time(struct super_block *sb,
+					   unsigned long orig_ino,
+					   unsigned long ino,
+					   struct ext4_inode *raw_inode)
 {
-	struct other_inode *oi = (struct other_inode *) data;
+	struct inode *inode;
+	unsigned long state;
+
+	inode = find_inode_by_ino_rcu(sb, ino);
+	if (!inode)
+		return;
 
+	state = READ_ONCE(inode->i_state);
 	if ((inode->i_ino != ino) ||
-	    (inode->i_state & (I_FREEING | I_WILL_FREE | I_NEW |
-			       I_DIRTY_INODE)) ||
-	    ((inode->i_state & I_DIRTY_TIME) == 0))
-		return 0;
+	    (state & (I_FREEING | I_WILL_FREE | I_NEW | I_DIRTY_INODE)) ||
+	    ((state & I_DIRTY_TIME) == 0))
+		return;
+
 	spin_lock(&inode->i_lock);
-	if (((inode->i_state & (I_FREEING | I_WILL_FREE | I_NEW |
-				I_DIRTY_INODE)) == 0) &&
-	    (inode->i_state & I_DIRTY_TIME)) {
+	state = READ_ONCE(inode->i_state);
+	if (((state & (I_FREEING | I_WILL_FREE | I_NEW | I_DIRTY_INODE)) == 0) &&
+	    (state & I_DIRTY_TIME)) {
 		struct ext4_inode_info	*ei = EXT4_I(inode);
 
 		inode->i_state &= ~(I_DIRTY_TIME | I_DIRTY_TIME_EXPIRED);
 		spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock);
 
 		spin_lock(&ei->i_raw_lock);
-		EXT4_INODE_SET_XTIME(i_ctime, inode, oi->raw_inode);
-		EXT4_INODE_SET_XTIME(i_mtime, inode, oi->raw_inode);
-		EXT4_INODE_SET_XTIME(i_atime, inode, oi->raw_inode);
-		ext4_inode_csum_set(inode, oi->raw_inode, ei);
+		EXT4_INODE_SET_XTIME(i_ctime, inode, raw_inode);
+		EXT4_INODE_SET_XTIME(i_mtime, inode, raw_inode);
+		EXT4_INODE_SET_XTIME(i_atime, inode, raw_inode);
+		ext4_inode_csum_set(inode, raw_inode, ei);
 		spin_unlock(&ei->i_raw_lock);
-		trace_ext4_other_inode_update_time(inode, oi->orig_ino);
-		return -1;
+		trace_ext4_other_inode_update_time(inode, orig_ino);
+		return;
 	}
 	spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock);
-	return -1;
 }
 
 /*
@@ -5188,24 +5190,24 @@ static int other_inode_match(struct inode * inode, unsigned long ino,
 static void ext4_update_other_inodes_time(struct super_block *sb,
 					  unsigned long orig_ino, char *buf)
 {
-	struct other_inode oi;
 	unsigned long ino;
 	int i, inodes_per_block = EXT4_SB(sb)->s_inodes_per_block;
 	int inode_size = EXT4_INODE_SIZE(sb);
 
-	oi.orig_ino = orig_ino;
 	/*
 	 * Calculate the first inode in the inode table block.  Inode
 	 * numbers are one-based.  That is, the first inode in a block
 	 * (assuming 4k blocks and 256 byte inodes) is (n*16 + 1).
 	 */
 	ino = ((orig_ino - 1) & ~(inodes_per_block - 1)) + 1;
+	rcu_read_lock();
 	for (i = 0; i < inodes_per_block; i++, ino++, buf += inode_size) {
 		if (ino == orig_ino)
 			continue;
-		oi.raw_inode = (struct ext4_inode *) buf;
-		(void) find_inode_nowait(sb, ino, other_inode_match, &oi);
+		__ext4_update_other_inode_time(sb, orig_ino, ino,
+					       (struct ext4_inode *)buf);
 	}
+	rcu_read_unlock();
 }
 
 /*

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