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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 11/23] device-dax: Kill dax_kmem_res
On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 12:26 AM David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On 23.09.20 23:41, Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 23, 2020 at 1:04 AM David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 08.09.20 17:33, Joao Martins wrote:
> >>> [Sorry for the late response]
> >>>
> >>> On 8/21/20 11:06 AM, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> >>>> On 03.08.20 07:03, Dan Williams wrote:
> >>>>> @@ -37,109 +45,94 @@ int dev_dax_kmem_probe(struct device *dev)
> >>>>> * could be mixed in a node with faster memory, causing
> >>>>> * unavoidable performance issues.
> >>>>> */
> >>>>> - numa_node = dev_dax->target_node;
> >>>>> if (numa_node < 0) {
> >>>>> dev_warn(dev, "rejecting DAX region with invalid node: %d\n",
> >>>>> numa_node);
> >>>>> return -EINVAL;
> >>>>> }
> >>>>>
> >>>>> - /* Hotplug starting at the beginning of the next block: */
> >>>>> - kmem_start = ALIGN(range->start, memory_block_size_bytes());
> >>>>> -
> >>>>> - kmem_size = range_len(range);
> >>>>> - /* Adjust the size down to compensate for moving up kmem_start: */
> >>>>> - kmem_size -= kmem_start - range->start;
> >>>>> - /* Align the size down to cover only complete blocks: */
> >>>>> - kmem_size &= ~(memory_block_size_bytes() - 1);
> >>>>> - kmem_end = kmem_start + kmem_size;
> >>>>> -
> >>>>> - new_res_name = kstrdup(dev_name(dev), GFP_KERNEL);
> >>>>> - if (!new_res_name)
> >>>>> + res_name = kstrdup(dev_name(dev), GFP_KERNEL);
> >>>>> + if (!res_name)
> >>>>> return -ENOMEM;
> >>>>>
> >>>>> - /* Region is permanently reserved if hotremove fails. */
> >>>>> - new_res = request_mem_region(kmem_start, kmem_size, new_res_name);
> >>>>> - if (!new_res) {
> >>>>> - dev_warn(dev, "could not reserve region [%pa-%pa]\n",
> >>>>> - &kmem_start, &kmem_end);
> >>>>> - kfree(new_res_name);
> >>>>> + res = request_mem_region(range.start, range_len(&range), res_name);
> >>>>
> >>>> I think our range could be empty after aligning. I assume
> >>>> request_mem_region() would check that, but maybe we could report a
> >>>> better error/warning in that case.
> >>>>
> >>> dax_kmem_range() already returns a memory-block-aligned @range but
> >>> IIUC request_mem_region() isn't checking for that. Having said that
> >>> the returned @res wouldn't be different from the passed range.start.
> >>>
> >>>>> /*
> >>>>> * Ensure that future kexec'd kernels will not treat this as RAM
> >>>>> * automatically.
> >>>>> */
> >>>>> - rc = add_memory_driver_managed(numa_node, new_res->start,
> >>>>> - resource_size(new_res), kmem_name);
> >>>>> + rc = add_memory_driver_managed(numa_node, res->start,
> >>>>> + resource_size(res), kmem_name);
> >>>>> +
> >>>>> + res->flags |= IORESOURCE_BUSY;
> >>>>
> >>>> Hm, I don't think that's correct. Any specific reason why to mark the
> >>>> not-added, unaligned parts BUSY? E.g., walk_system_ram_range() could
> >>>> suddenly stumble over it - and e.g., similarly kexec code when trying to
> >>>> find memory for placing kexec images. I think we should leave this
> >>>> !BUSY, just as it is right now.
> >>>>
> >>> Agreed.
> >>>
> >>>>> if (rc) {
> >>>>> - release_resource(new_res);
> >>>>> - kfree(new_res);
> >>>>> - kfree(new_res_name);
> >>>>> + release_mem_region(range.start, range_len(&range));
> >>>>> + kfree(res_name);
> >>>>> return rc;
> >>>>> }
> >>>>> - dev_dax->dax_kmem_res = new_res;
> >>>>> +
> >>>>> + dev_set_drvdata(dev, res_name);
> >>>>>
> >>>>> return 0;
> >>>>> }
> >>>>>
> >>>>> #ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE
> >>>>> -static int dev_dax_kmem_remove(struct device *dev)
> >>>>> +static void dax_kmem_release(struct dev_dax *dev_dax)
> >>>>> {
> >>>>> - struct dev_dax *dev_dax = to_dev_dax(dev);
> >>>>> - struct resource *res = dev_dax->dax_kmem_res;
> >>>>> - resource_size_t kmem_start = res->start;
> >>>>> - resource_size_t kmem_size = resource_size(res);
> >>>>> - const char *res_name = res->name;
> >>>>> int rc;
> >>>>> + struct device *dev = &dev_dax->dev;
> >>>>> + const char *res_name = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> >>>>> + struct range range = dax_kmem_range(dev_dax);
> >>>>>
> >>>>> /*
> >>>>> * We have one shot for removing memory, if some memory blocks were not
> >>>>> * offline prior to calling this function remove_memory() will fail, and
> >>>>> * there is no way to hotremove this memory until reboot because device
> >>>>> - * unbind will succeed even if we return failure.
> >>>>> + * unbind will proceed regardless of the remove_memory result.
> >>>>> */
> >>>>> - rc = remove_memory(dev_dax->target_node, kmem_start, kmem_size);
> >>>>> - if (rc) {
> >>>>> - any_hotremove_failed = true;
> >>>>> - dev_err(dev,
> >>>>> - "DAX region %pR cannot be hotremoved until the next reboot\n",
> >>>>> - res);
> >>>>> - return rc;
> >>>>> + rc = remove_memory(dev_dax->target_node, range.start, range_len(&range));
> >>>>> + if (rc == 0) {
> >>>>
> >>>> if (!rc) ?
> >>>>
> >>> Better off would be to keep the old order:
> >>>
> >>> if (rc) {
> >>> any_hotremove_failed = true;
> >>> dev_err(dev, "%#llx-%#llx cannot be hotremoved until the next reboot\n",
> >>> range.start, range.end);
> >>> return;
> >>> }
> >>>
> >>> release_mem_region(range.start, range_len(&range));
> >>> dev_set_drvdata(dev, NULL);
> >>> kfree(res_name);
> >>> return;
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>> + release_mem_region(range.start, range_len(&range));
> >>>>
> >>>> remove_memory() does a release_mem_region_adjustable(). Don't you
> >>>> actually want to release the *unaligned* region you requested?
> >>>>
> >>> Isn't it what we're doing here?
> >>> (The release_mem_region_adjustable() is using the same
> >>> dax_kmem-aligned range and there's no split/adjust)
> >>>
> >>> Meaning right now (+ parent marked as !BUSY), and if I am understanding
> >>> this correctly:
> >>>
> >>> request_mem_region(range.start, range_len)
> >>> __request_region(iomem_res, range.start, range_len) -> alloc @parent
> >>> add_memory_driver_managed(parent.start, resource_size(parent))
> >>> __request_region(parent.start, resource_size(parent)) -> alloc @child
> >>>
> >>> [...]
> >>>
> >>> remove_memory(range.start, range_len)
> >>> request_mem_region_adjustable(range.start, range_len)
> >>> __release_region(range.start, range_len) -> remove @child
> >>>
> >>> release_mem_region(range.start, range_len)
> >>> __release_region(range.start, range_len) -> doesn't remove @parent because !BUSY?
> >>>
> >>> The add/removal of this relies on !BUSY. But now I am wondering if the parent remaining
> >>> unreleased is deliberate even on CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE=y.
> >>>
> >>> Joao
> >>>
> >>
> >> Thinking about it, if we don't set the parent resource BUSY (which is
> >> what I think is the right way of doing things), and don't want to store
> >> the parent resource pointer, we could add something like
> >> lookup_resource() - e.g., lookup_mem_resource() - , however, searching
> >> properly in the whole hierarchy (instead of only the first level), and
> >> traversing down to the last hierarchy. Then it would be as simple as
> >>
> >> remove_memory(range.start, range_len)
> >> res = lookup_mem_resource(range.start);
> >> release_resource(res);
> >
> > Another thought... I notice that you've taught
> > register_memory_resource() a IORESOURCE_MEM_DRIVER_MANAGED special
> > case. Lets just make the assumption of add_memory_driver_managed()
> > that it is the driver's responsibility to mark the range busy before
> > calling, and the driver's responsibility to release the region. I.e.
> > validate (rather than request) that the range is busy in
> > register_memory_resource(), and teach release_memory_resource() to
> > skip releasing the region when the memory is marked driver managed.
> > That would let dax_kmem drop its manipulation of the 'busy' flag which
> > is a layering violation no matter how many comments we put around it.
>
> IIUC, that won't work for virtio-mem, whereby the parent resource spans
> multiple possible (future) add_memory_driver_managed() calls and is
> (just like for kmem) a pure indication to which device memory ranges belong.
>
> For example, when exposing 2GB via a virtio-mem device with max 4GB:
>
> (/proc/iomem)
> 240000000-33fffffff : virtio0
> 240000000-2bfffffff : System RAM (virtio_mem)
>
> And after hotplugging additional 2GB:
>
> 240000000-33fffffff : virtio0
> 240000000-33fffffff : System RAM (virtio_mem)
>
> So marking "virtio0" always BUSY (especially right from the start) would
> be wrong.

I'm not suggesting to busy the whole "virtio" range, just the portion
that's about to be passed to add_memory_driver_managed().

> The assumption is that anything that's IORESOURCE_SYSTEM_RAM
> and IORESOUCE_BUSY is currently added to the system as system RAM (e.g.,
> after add_memory() and friends, or during boot).
>
> I do agree that manually clearing the busy flag is ugly. What we most
> probably want is request_mem_region() that performs similar checks (no
> overlaps with existing BUSY resources), but doesn't set the region busy.
>

I can't see that working without some way to export and hold the
resource lock until some agent can atomically claim the range.

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