On Tue 29-11-16 15:31:38, Ross Zwisler wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 10:46:33AM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> > Currently each filesystem (possibly through generic_file_direct_write()
> > or iomap_dax_rw()) takes care of invalidating page tables and evicting
> 
> Just some nits about the commit message: the DAX I/O path function is now
> called dax_iomap_rw(), and no filesystems still use
> generic_file_direct_write() for DAX so you can probably remove it from the
> changelog - up to you.

Yeah, good spotting. Many things have changed through rebases. I've fixed
up the changelog to reflect current state.

> Aside from that:
> Reviewed-by: Ross Zwisler <ross.zwis...@linux.intel.com>

Thanks.

                                                                Honza

> 
> > hole pages from the radix tree when write(2) to the file happens. This
> > invalidation is only necessary when there is some block allocation
> > resulting from write(2). Furthermore in current place the invalidation
> > is racy wrt page fault instantiating a hole page just after we have
> > invalidated it.
> > 
> > So perform the page invalidation inside dax_do_io() where we can do it
> > only when really necessary and after blocks have been allocated so
> > nobody will be instantiating new hole pages anymore.
> > 
> > Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <h...@lst.de>
> > Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <j...@suse.cz>
> > ---
> >  fs/dax.c | 28 +++++++++++-----------------
> >  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/fs/dax.c b/fs/dax.c
> > index 4534f0e232e9..ddf77ef2ca18 100644
> > --- a/fs/dax.c
> > +++ b/fs/dax.c
> > @@ -984,6 +984,17 @@ dax_iomap_actor(struct inode *inode, loff_t pos, 
> > loff_t length, void *data,
> >     if (WARN_ON_ONCE(iomap->type != IOMAP_MAPPED))
> >             return -EIO;
> >  
> > +   /*
> > +    * Write can allocate block for an area which has a hole page mapped
> > +    * into page tables. We have to tear down these mappings so that data
> > +    * written by write(2) is visible in mmap.
> > +    */
> > +   if ((iomap->flags & IOMAP_F_NEW) && inode->i_mapping->nrpages) {
> > +           invalidate_inode_pages2_range(inode->i_mapping,
> > +                                         pos >> PAGE_SHIFT,
> > +                                         (end - 1) >> PAGE_SHIFT);
> > +   }
> > +
> >     while (pos < end) {
> >             unsigned offset = pos & (PAGE_SIZE - 1);
> >             struct blk_dax_ctl dax = { 0 };
> > @@ -1042,23 +1053,6 @@ dax_iomap_rw(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter 
> > *iter,
> >     if (iov_iter_rw(iter) == WRITE)
> >             flags |= IOMAP_WRITE;
> >  
> > -   /*
> > -    * Yes, even DAX files can have page cache attached to them:  A zeroed
> > -    * page is inserted into the pagecache when we have to serve a write
> > -    * fault on a hole.  It should never be dirtied and can simply be
> > -    * dropped from the pagecache once we get real data for the page.
> > -    *
> > -    * XXX: This is racy against mmap, and there's nothing we can do about
> > -    * it. We'll eventually need to shift this down even further so that
> > -    * we can check if we allocated blocks over a hole first.
> > -    */
> > -   if (mapping->nrpages) {
> > -           ret = invalidate_inode_pages2_range(mapping,
> > -                           pos >> PAGE_SHIFT,
> > -                           (pos + iov_iter_count(iter) - 1) >> PAGE_SHIFT);
> > -           WARN_ON_ONCE(ret);
> > -   }
> > -
> >     while (iov_iter_count(iter)) {
> >             ret = iomap_apply(inode, pos, iov_iter_count(iter), flags, ops,
> >                             iter, dax_iomap_actor);
> > -- 
> > 2.6.6
> > 
-- 
Jan Kara <j...@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR
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