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From: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
To: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>
Cc: linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	"Darrick J . Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>,
	linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/9] iomap: Support arbitrarily many blocks per page
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 01:22:17 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200825002217.GI17456@casper.infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200824235918.GF12131@dread.disaster.area>

On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 09:59:18AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 03:55:06PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) wrote:
> >  static inline struct iomap_page *to_iomap_page(struct page *page)
> >  {
> > +	VM_BUG_ON_PGFLAGS(PageTail(page), page);
> >  	if (page_has_private(page))
> >  		return (struct iomap_page *)page_private(page);
> >  	return NULL;
> 
> Just to confirm: this vm bug check is to needed becuse we only
> attach the iomap_page to the head page of a compound page?
> 
> Assuming that I've understood the above correctly:

That's correct.  If we get a tail page in this path, something's gone
wrong somewhere upstream of us, and the stack trace should tell us where.
It's PGFLAGS so it's usually compiled out by distro kernels (you need to
enable CONFIG_DEBUG_VM_PGFLAGS for it to be active).

It was definitely useful in development; probably not so useful for
a distro kernel to assert.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-25  0:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-24 14:55 [PATCH 0/9] THP iomap patches for 5.10 Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 1/9] iomap: Fix misplaced page flushing Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:51   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:47   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:24   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 2/9] fs: Introduce i_blocks_per_page Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:55   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-25 22:21     ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 3/9] iomap: Use kzalloc to allocate iomap_page Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:56   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 4/9] iomap: Use bitmap ops to set uptodate bits Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:56   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 20:50   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 5/9] iomap: Support arbitrarily many blocks per page Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-24 23:59   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25  0:22     ` Matthew Wilcox [this message]
2020-08-25 21:02   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-26  2:26     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-26  3:32       ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:26   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 6/9] iomap: Convert read_count to byte count Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-25  0:09   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 22:14     ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:35   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 7/9] iomap: Convert write_count " Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-27  8:36   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 8/9] iomap: Convert iomap_write_end types Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-25  0:12   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25  1:06     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-25  1:33       ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-27  8:41   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-24 14:55 ` [PATCH 9/9] iomap: Change calling convention for zeroing Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-08-25  0:27   ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25  3:26     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-25  3:35       ` Andreas Dilger
2020-08-25  4:27         ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 12:40           ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-08-25 22:05             ` Dave Chinner
2020-08-25 22:23   ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-08-27  8:39     ` Christoph Hellwig

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