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SubjectRe: [PATCH V10 17/19] block: don't use bio->bi_vcnt to figure out segment number
On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:11:40PM -0800, Omar Sandoval wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:53:04PM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
> > It is wrong to use bio->bi_vcnt to figure out how many segments
> > there are in the bio even though CLONED flag isn't set on this bio,
> > because this bio may be splitted or advanced.
> >
> > So always use bio_segments() in blk_recount_segments(), and it shouldn't
> > cause any performance loss now because the physical segment number is figured
> > out in blk_queue_split() and BIO_SEG_VALID is set meantime since
> > bdced438acd83ad83a6c ("block: setup bi_phys_segments after splitting").
> >
> > Cc: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Kent Overstreet <kent.overstreet@gmail.com>
> > Fixes: 7f60dcaaf91 ("block: blk-merge: fix blk_recount_segments()")
>
> From what I can tell, the problem was originally introduced by
> 76d8137a3113 ("blk-merge: recaculate segment if it isn't less than max segments")
>
> Is that right?

Indeed, will update it in next version.

Thanks,
Ming

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