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From: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
To: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>
Cc: "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@infradead.org>,
	linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/9] iomap: Convert read_count to byte count
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:14:16 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200825221416.GK6096@magnolia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200825000902.GG12131@dread.disaster.area>

On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 10:09:02AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 03:55:07PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) wrote:
> > Instead of counting bio segments, count the number of bytes submitted.
> > This insulates us from the block layer's definition of what a 'same page'
> > is, which is not necessarily clear once THPs are involved.
> 
> I'd like to see a comment on the definition of struct iomap_page to
> indicate that read_count (and write count) reflect the byte count of
> IO currently in flight on the page, not an IO count, because THP
> makes tracking this via bio state hard. Otherwise it is not at all
> obvious why it is done and why it is intentional...

Agreed. :)

--D

> Otherwise the code looks OK.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Dave.
> -- 
> Dave Chinner
> david@fromorbit.com

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-25 22:14 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
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 [this message]
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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