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Date:   Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:14:31 +0800
From:   "jianchao.wang" <jianchao.w.wang@...cle.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:     Bart Van Assche <Bart.VanAssche@....com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-block@...r.kernel.org" <linux-block@...r.kernel.org>,
        "kernel-team@...com" <kernel-team@...com>,
        "oleg@...hat.com" <oleg@...hat.com>, "hch@....de" <hch@....de>,
        "axboe@...nel.dk" <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        "osandov@...com" <osandov@...com>, "tj@...nel.org" <tj@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/6] blk-mq: replace timeout synchronization with a RCU
 and generation based scheme



On 12/15/2017 03:31 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:12:50AM +0800, jianchao.wang wrote:
>>> That only makes it a little better:
>>>
>>> 	Task-A					Worker
>>>
>>> 	write_seqcount_begin()
>>> 	blk_mq_rw_update_state(rq, IN_FLIGHT)
>>> 	blk_add_timer(rq)
>>> 	<timer>
>>> 		schedule_work()
>>> 	</timer>
>>> 	<context-switch to worker>
>>> 						read_seqcount_begin()
>>> 							while(seq & 1)
>>> 								cpu_relax();
>>>
>> Hi Peter
>>
>> The current seqcount read side is as below:
>> 	do {
>> 		start = read_seqcount_begin(&rq->gstate_seq);
> 
> 
> static inline unsigned read_seqcount_begin(const seqcount_t *s)
> {
> 	seqcount_lockdep_reader_access(s);
> 	return raw_read_seqcount_begin(s);
> }
> 
> static inline unsigned raw_read_seqcount_begin(const seqcount_t *s)
> {
> 	unsigned ret = __read_seqcount_begin(s);
> 	smp_rmb();
> 	return ret;
> }
> 
> static inline unsigned __read_seqcount_begin(const seqcount_t *s)
> {
> 	unsigned ret;
> 
> repeat:
> 	ret = READ_ONCE(s->sequence);
> 	if (unlikely(ret & 1)) {
> 		cpu_relax();
> 		goto repeat;
> 	}
> 	return ret;
> }
> 
Really thanks for kindly pointing out.
jianchao

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