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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] mm, notifier: Catch sleeping/blocking for !blockable
On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 05:41:51PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:

> > Hm, I thought the page table locks we're holding there already prevent any
> > sleeping, so would be redundant? But reading through code I think that's
> > not guaranteed, so yeah makes sense to add it for invalidate_range_end
> > too. I'll respin once I have the ack/nack from scheduler people.
>
> So I started to look into this, and I'm a bit confused. There's no
> _nonblock version of this, so does this means blocking is never allowed,
> or always allowed?

RDMA has a mutex:

ib_umem_notifier_invalidate_range_end
rbt_ib_umem_for_each_in_range
invalidate_range_start_trampoline
ib_umem_notifier_end_account
mutex_lock(&umem_odp->umem_mutex);

I'm working to delete this path though!

nonblocking or not follows the start, the same flag gets placed into
the mmu_notifier_range struct passed to end.

> From a quick look through implementations I've only seen spinlocks, and
> one up_read. So I guess I should wrape this callback in some unconditional
> non_block_start/end, but I'm not sure.

For now, we should keep it the same as start, conditionally blocking.

Hopefully before LPC I can send a RFC series that eliminates most
invalidate_range_end users in favor of common locking..

Jason

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