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From: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Cc: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>,
	Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org, pj@sgi.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] nfs: fix congestion control -v4
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 13:59:59 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1171976399.23046.3.camel@twins> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070126005117.5e376c16.akpm@osdl.org>

On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 00:51 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 09:03:37 +0100
> Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 22:04 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 21:31:43 -0800 (PST)
> > > Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > On Thu, 25 Jan 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > atomic_t is 32-bit.  Put 16TB of memory under writeback and blam.
> > > > 
> > > > We have systems with 8TB main memory and are able to get to 16TB.
> > > 
> > > But I bet you don't use 4k pages on 'em ;)
> > > 
> > > > Better change it now.
> > > 
> > > yup.
> > 
> > I can change to atomic_long_t but that would make this patch depend on
> > Mathieu Desnoyers' atomic.h patch series.

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

> > Do I send out a -v5 with this, or should I send an incremental patch
> > once that hits your tree?
> 
> A patch against next -mm would suit, thanks.


As promised change the atomic_t in struct nfs_server to atomic_long_t in
anticipation of machines that can handle 8+TB of (4K) pages under writeback.

However I suspect other things in NFS will start going *bang* by then.

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
---
 fs/nfs/write.c            |    4 ++--
 include/linux/nfs_fs_sb.h |    2 +-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Index: linux-2.6/fs/nfs/write.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/fs/nfs/write.c
+++ linux-2.6/fs/nfs/write.c
@@ -224,7 +224,7 @@ static void nfs_set_page_writeback(struc
 		struct inode *inode = page->mapping->host;
 		struct nfs_server *nfss = NFS_SERVER(inode);
 
-		if (atomic_inc_return(&nfss->writeback) >
+		if (atomic_long_inc_return(&nfss->writeback) >
 				NFS_CONGESTION_ON_THRESH)
 			set_bdi_congested(&nfss->backing_dev_info, WRITE);
 	}
@@ -236,7 +236,7 @@ static void nfs_end_page_writeback(struc
 	struct nfs_server *nfss = NFS_SERVER(inode);
 
 	end_page_writeback(page);
-	if (atomic_dec_return(&nfss->writeback) < NFS_CONGESTION_OFF_THRESH) {
+	if (atomic_long_dec_return(&nfss->writeback) < NFS_CONGESTION_OFF_THRESH) {
 		clear_bdi_congested(&nfss->backing_dev_info, WRITE);
 		congestion_end(WRITE);
 	}
Index: linux-2.6/include/linux/nfs_fs_sb.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/include/linux/nfs_fs_sb.h
+++ linux-2.6/include/linux/nfs_fs_sb.h
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ struct nfs_server {
 	struct rpc_clnt *	client_acl;	/* ACL RPC client handle */
 	struct nfs_iostats *	io_stats;	/* I/O statistics */
 	struct backing_dev_info	backing_dev_info;
-	atomic_t		writeback;	/* number of writeback pages */
+	atomic_long_t		writeback;	/* number of writeback pages */
 	int			flags;		/* various flags */
 	unsigned int		caps;		/* server capabilities */
 	unsigned int		rsize;		/* read size */



  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-20 13:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 110+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-16  5:47 [RFC 0/8] Cpuset aware writeback Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:47 ` [RFC 1/8] Convert higest_possible_node_id() into nr_node_ids Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16 22:05   ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-17  3:14     ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17  4:15       ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-17  4:23         ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:47 ` [RFC 2/8] Add a map to inodes to track dirty pages per node Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:47 ` [RFC 3/8] Add a nodemask to pdflush functions Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:48 ` [RFC 4/8] Per cpuset dirty ratio handling and writeout Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:48 ` [RFC 5/8] Make writeout during reclaim cpuset aware Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16 22:07   ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-17  4:20     ` Paul Jackson
2007-01-17  4:28       ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-17  4:36         ` Paul Jackson
2007-01-17  5:59           ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-17  6:19             ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17  4:23     ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:48 ` [RFC 6/8] Throttle vm writeout per cpuset Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:48 ` [RFC 7/8] Exclude unreclaimable pages from dirty ration calculation Christoph Lameter
2007-01-18 15:48   ` Nikita Danilov
2007-01-18 19:56     ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  5:48 ` [RFC 8/8] Reduce inode memory usage for systems with a high MAX_NUMNODES Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16 19:52   ` Paul Menage
2007-01-16 20:00     ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16 20:06       ` Paul Menage
2007-01-16 20:51         ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  7:38 ` [RFC 0/8] Cpuset aware writeback Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-16 20:10   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16  9:25 ` Paul Jackson
2007-01-16 17:13   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16 21:53 ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-16 22:08   ` [PATCH] nfs: fix congestion control Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-16 22:27     ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-17  2:41       ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-17  6:15         ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-17  8:49           ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-17 13:50             ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-17 14:29               ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-17 14:45                 ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-17 20:05     ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17 21:52       ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-17 21:54         ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-18 13:27           ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-18 15:49             ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-19  9:33               ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-19 13:07                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-19 16:51                   ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-19 17:54                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-19 17:20                   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-19 17:57                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-19 18:02                       ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-19 18:26                       ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-19 18:27                         ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-20  7:01                         ` [PATCH] nfs: fix congestion control -v3 Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-22 16:12                           ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-25 15:32                             ` [PATCH] nfs: fix congestion control -v4 Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-26  5:02                               ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-26  8:00                                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-26  8:50                                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-26  5:09                               ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-26  5:31                                 ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-26  6:04                                   ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-26  6:53                                     ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-26  8:03                                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-01-26  8:51                                       ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-26  9:01                                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2007-02-20 12:59                                         ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2007-01-22 17:59                           ` [PATCH] nfs: fix congestion control -v3 Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17 23:15     ` [PATCH] nfs: fix congestion control Christoph Hellwig
2007-01-16 22:15   ` [RFC 0/8] Cpuset aware writeback Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16 23:40     ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-17  0:16       ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17  1:07         ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-17  1:30           ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17  2:34             ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-17  3:40               ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17  4:02                 ` Paul Jackson
2007-01-17  4:05                 ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-17  6:27                   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17  7:00                     ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-17  8:01                       ` Paul Jackson
2007-01-17  9:57                         ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-17 19:43                       ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-17 22:10                         ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-18  1:10                           ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-18  1:25                             ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-18  5:21                               ` Christoph Lameter
2007-01-16 23:44   ` David Chinner
2007-01-16 22:01 ` Andi Kleen
2007-01-16 22:18   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-02  1:38 ` Ethan Solomita
2007-02-02  2:16   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-02  4:03     ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-02  5:29       ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-02  6:02         ` Neil Brown
2007-02-02  6:17           ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-02  6:41             ` Neil Brown
2007-02-02  7:12         ` Andrew Morton
2007-03-21 21:11     ` Ethan Solomita
2007-03-21 21:29       ` Christoph Lameter
2007-03-21 21:52         ` Andrew Morton
2007-03-21 21:57           ` Christoph Lameter
2007-04-19  2:07         ` Ethan Solomita
2007-04-19  2:55           ` Christoph Lameter
2007-04-19  7:52             ` Ethan Solomita
2007-04-19 16:03               ` Christoph Lameter
2007-04-21  1:37             ` Ethan Solomita
2007-04-21  1:48               ` Christoph Lameter
2007-04-21  8:15                 ` Ethan Solomita
2007-04-21 15:40                   ` Christoph Lameter

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