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From: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>
To: fuse-devel <fuse-devel@lists.sourceforge.net>
Cc: linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [fuse-devel] fuse: trying to steal weird page
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 09:07:32 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAJfpegtiXDgSBWN8MRubpAdJFxy95X21nO_yycCZhpvKLVePRA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ef9nighv.fsf@thinkpad.rath.org>

On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:35 AM Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> wrote:
>
> On Jan 08 2019, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:05 PM Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Jan 07 2019, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu> wrote:
> >> > On Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 10:44 PM Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi,
> >> >>
> >> >> I am seeing relatively regular occurences of
> >> >>
> >> >> $ sudo dmesg | tail
> >> >> [21929.138815] fuse: trying to steal weird page
> >> >> [21929.138821] page=00000000a7dd2617 index=64 flags=17fffc0000000ad,
> >> >> count=1, mapcount=0, mapping= (null)
> >> >> [21930.647338] fuse: trying to steal weird page
> >> >> [21930.647345] page=00000000a07f32af index=2848
> >> >> flags=17fffc0000000ad, count=1, mapcount=0, mapping= (null)
> >> >> [21932.338873] fuse: trying to steal weird page
> >> >> [21932.338879] page=0000000067e3a012 index=64 flags=17fffc0000000ad,
> >> >> count=1, mapcount=0, mapping= (null)
> >> >> [21933.930703] fuse: trying to steal weird page
> >> >> [21933.930710] page=00000000046feb25 index=845
> >> >> flags=17fffc0000000ad, count=1, mapcount=0, mapping= (null)
> >> >> [21936.163174] fuse: trying to steal weird page
> >> >> [21936.163180] page=00000000fb80fe27 index=0 flags=17fffc0000000ad,
> >> >> count=1, mapcount=0, mapping= (null)
> >> >
> >> > The page has the PG_dity and PG_waiters flags set which are
> >> > incompatible with stealing.  page_cache_pipe_buf_steal() does
> >> > apparently filter out dirty ones, so it's not a regular file that we
> >> > are trying to streal the page from.  So the question is: what is the
> >> > source of the splice()?
> >>
> >> Hmm. I think it has to be a regular file. But as I mentioned in my other
> >> email, I did have a race condition where fd's were closed
> >> incorrectly. Is it possible that this also triggered the above,
> >> i.e. that the fd was closed sometime during splice?
> >
> > Close during a syscall that uses the fd is not an issue, because a ref
> > to the file is acquired.  So the race is between the close() and the
> > internal fget(); if the close() wins then fget() will fail and the
> > syscall will return EBADF.  If the fget() wins, then the syscall can
> > run normally despite the fact that the fd was closed.
> >
> > Can you tell me what filesystem is the regular file (the one being
> > spliced into fuse) is on?
>
> It's ext4.

Next question: is file opened with O_DIRECT or is filesystem mounted
with DAX, or anything fancy?

Thanks,
Miklos

  reply	other threads:[~2019-01-09  8:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-12-26 21:43 Nikolaus Rath
2019-01-07  8:28 ` [fuse-devel] " Miklos Szeredi
2019-01-07 21:05   ` Nikolaus Rath
2019-01-08  8:27     ` Miklos Szeredi
2019-01-08 10:35       ` Nikolaus Rath
2019-01-09  8:07         ` Miklos Szeredi [this message]
     [not found]           ` <CAJfpegtiXDgSBWN8MRubpAdJFxy95X21nO_yycCZhpvKLVePRA-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2019-01-11 15:39             ` Nikolaus Rath
2019-01-11 15:39               ` [fuse-devel] " Nikolaus Rath
2019-02-10 22:05               ` Nikolaus Rath
2019-02-12 14:57                 ` Miklos Szeredi
2019-02-12 21:28                   ` Nikolaus Rath
2019-02-25 21:41                     ` Nikolaus Rath
2019-02-26 12:57                       ` Miklos Szeredi
2019-02-26 13:30                         ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-02 19:09 Nikolaus Rath
2020-05-02 19:52 ` Nikolaus Rath
2020-05-03  3:26   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-05-03  8:43     ` [fuse-devel] " Nikolaus Rath
2020-05-03 10:27       ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-05-03 18:28         ` Gabriel Krisman Bertazi
2020-05-03 20:06           ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-05-03 20:25           ` Nikolaus Rath
2020-05-06 13:57             ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-05-03 21:34         ` Hugh Dickins
2020-05-18 12:45         ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-18 14:48           ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-05-18 14:58             ` Miklos Szeredi
2020-05-18 15:26               ` Matthew Wilcox

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