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Date:   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:28:19 -0500
From:   Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
To:     Thibaut Sautereau <thibaut@...tereau.fr>
Cc:     stable@...r.kernel.org, Jianchao Wang <jianchao.w.wang@...cle.com>,
        m19@...rianstecker.de, Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>,
        linux-block@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] blk-mq: fix a hung issue when fsync

On Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 04:37:29PM +0100, Thibaut Sautereau wrote:
>On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 08:54:09AM -0700, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> On 1/30/19 2:01 AM, Jianchao Wang wrote:
>> > Florian reported a io hung issue when fsync(). It should be
>> > triggered by following race condition.
>> >
>> > data + post flush         a flush
>> >
>> > blk_flush_complete_seq
>> >   case REQ_FSEQ_DATA
>> >     blk_flush_queue_rq
>> >     issued to driver      blk_mq_dispatch_rq_list
>> >                             try to issue a flush req
>> >                             failed due to NON-NCQ command
>> >                             .queue_rq return BLK_STS_DEV_RESOURCE
>> >
>> > request completion
>> >   req->end_io // doesn't check RESTART
>> >   mq_flush_data_end_io
>> >     case REQ_FSEQ_POSTFLUSH
>> >       blk_kick_flush
>> >         do nothing because previous flush
>> >         has not been completed
>> >      blk_mq_run_hw_queue
>> >                               insert rq to hctx->dispatch
>> >                               due to RESTART is still set, do nothing
>> >
>> > To fix this, replace the blk_mq_run_hw_queue in mq_flush_data_end_io
>> > with blk_mq_sched_restart to check and clear the RESTART flag.
>>
>> Applied, thanks.
>>
>> --
>> Jens Axboe
>
>Can this be applied to stable kernels please?
>
>It's commit 85bd6e61f34dffa8ec2dc75ff3c02ee7b2f1cbce upstream.

I've queued it for 4.20, 4.19 and 4.14.

--
Thanks,
Sasha

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