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Date:   Fri, 14 Feb 2020 11:14:19 -0500
From:   Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@...ux.ibm.com>, Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>,
        Matthew Bobrowski <mbobrowski@...browski.org>,
        Joseph Qi <joseph.qi@...ux.alibaba.com>,
        Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>, Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.14 010/186] ext4: fix ext4_dax_read/write inode locking sequence for IOCB_NOWAIT

From: Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@...ux.ibm.com>

[ Upstream commit f629afe3369e9885fd6e9cc7a4f514b6a65cf9e9 ]

Apparently our current rwsem code doesn't like doing the trylock, then
lock for real scheme.  So change our dax read/write methods to just do the
trylock for the RWF_NOWAIT case.
This seems to fix AIM7 regression in some scalable filesystems upto ~25%
in some cases. Claimed in commit 942491c9e6d6 ("xfs: fix AIM7 regression")

Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
Reviewed-by: Matthew Bobrowski <mbobrowski@...browski.org>
Tested-by: Joseph Qi <joseph.qi@...ux.alibaba.com>
Signed-off-by: Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@...ux.ibm.com>
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20191212055557.11151-2-riteshh@linux.ibm.com
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
---
 fs/ext4/file.c | 10 ++++++----
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/file.c b/fs/ext4/file.c
index 4ede0af9d6fe3..acec134da57df 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/file.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/file.c
@@ -38,9 +38,10 @@ static ssize_t ext4_dax_read_iter(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter *to)
 	struct inode *inode = file_inode(iocb->ki_filp);
 	ssize_t ret;
 
-	if (!inode_trylock_shared(inode)) {
-		if (iocb->ki_flags & IOCB_NOWAIT)
+	if (iocb->ki_flags & IOCB_NOWAIT) {
+		if (!inode_trylock_shared(inode))
 			return -EAGAIN;
+	} else {
 		inode_lock_shared(inode);
 	}
 	/*
@@ -188,9 +189,10 @@ ext4_dax_write_iter(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter *from)
 	struct inode *inode = file_inode(iocb->ki_filp);
 	ssize_t ret;
 
-	if (!inode_trylock(inode)) {
-		if (iocb->ki_flags & IOCB_NOWAIT)
+	if (iocb->ki_flags & IOCB_NOWAIT) {
+		if (!inode_trylock(inode))
 			return -EAGAIN;
+	} else {
 		inode_lock(inode);
 	}
 	ret = ext4_write_checks(iocb, from);
-- 
2.20.1

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