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SubjectRe: [PATCH] blk-iolatency: fix STS_AGAIN handling
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On 7/5/19 2:32 PM, Dennis Zhou wrote:
> The iolatency controller is based on rq_qos. It increments on
> rq_qos_throttle() and decrements on either rq_qos_cleanup() or
> rq_qos_done_bio(). a3fb01ba5af0 fixes the double accounting issue where
> blk_mq_make_request() may call both rq_qos_cleanup() and
> rq_qos_done_bio() on REQ_NO_WAIT. So checking STS_AGAIN prevents the
> double decrement.
>
> The above works upstream as the only way we can get STS_AGAIN is from
> blk_mq_get_request() failing. The STS_AGAIN handling isn't a real
> problem as bio_endio() skipping only happens on reserved tag allocation
> failures which can only be caused by driver bugs and already triggers
> WARN.
>
> However, the fix creates a not so great dependency on how STS_AGAIN can
> be propagated. Internally, we (Facebook) carry a patch that kills read
> ahead if a cgroup is io congested or a fatal signal is pending. This
> combined with chained bios progagate their bi_status to the parent is
> not already set can can cause the parent bio to not clean up properly
> even though it was successful. This consequently leaks the inflight
> counter and can hang all IOs under that blkg.
>
> To nip the adverse interaction early, this removes the rq_qos_cleanup()
> callback in iolatency in favor of cleaning up always on the
> rq_qos_done_bio() path.
>
> Fixes: a3fb01ba5af0 ("blk-iolatency: only account submitted bios")
> Debugged-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
> Debugged-by: Josef Bacik <josef@toxicpanda.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dennis Zhou <dennis@kernel.org>
> ---
> block/blk-iolatency.c | 29 +++--------------------------
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/block/blk-iolatency.c b/block/blk-iolatency.c
> index e8859350ab6e..c956eebf2d97 100644
> --- a/block/blk-iolatency.c
> +++ b/block/blk-iolatency.c
> @@ -600,10 +600,6 @@ static void blkcg_iolatency_done_bio(struct rq_qos *rqos, struct bio *bio)
> if (!blkg || !bio_flagged(bio, BIO_TRACKED))
> return;
>
> - /* We didn't actually submit this bio, don't account it. */
> - if (bio->bi_status == BLK_STS_AGAIN)
> - return;
> -
> iolat = blkg_to_lat(bio->bi_blkg);
> if (!iolat)
> return;
> @@ -622,6 +618,9 @@ static void blkcg_iolatency_done_bio(struct rq_qos *rqos, struct bio *bio)
>
> inflight = atomic_dec_return(&rqw->inflight);
> WARN_ON_ONCE(inflight < 0);
> + /* We didn't actually submit this bio, don't account for it. */
> + if (bio->bi_status == BLK_STS_AGAIN)
> + goto next;
> if (iolat->min_lat_nsec == 0)
> goto next;
> iolatency_record_time(iolat, &bio->bi_issue, now,

Patch in general looks fine to me, but let's get rid of this next label,
it's pretty silly. Only one use of it, why not just make it a nested if?

--
Jens Axboe

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