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From: Chao Yu <chao@kernel.org>
To: Daeho Jeong <daeho43@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-f2fs-devel@lists.sourceforge.net, kernel-team@android.com,
	Daeho Jeong <daehojeong@google.com>
Subject: Re: [f2fs-dev] [PATCH v4] f2fs: introduce fragment allocation mode mount option
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 18:42:01 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3108fdfa-34c4-7e57-1674-c71ab08b4a1e@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACOAw_y24AdH2Mpx4uhYbhmHnVRtUU2_4USUmi0Q61HGtE95RA@mail.gmail.com>

On 2021/9/10 23:24, Daeho Jeong wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 7:34 AM Daeho Jeong <daeho43@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 9, 2021 at 4:50 PM Chao Yu <chao@kernel.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 2021/9/8 2:12, Daeho Jeong wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 11:45 PM Chao Yu <chao@kernel.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2021/9/4 12:40, Daeho Jeong wrote:
>>>>>>> As a per curseg field.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Maybe, we run into the same race condition issue you told before for
>>>>>>>> fragment_remained_chunk.
>>>>>>>> Could you clarify this more?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> e.g.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> F2FS_OPTION(sbi).fs_mode = FS_MODE_FRAGMENT_FIXED_BLK
>>>>>>> fragment_chunk_size = 384
>>>>>>> fragment_hole_size = 384
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> When creating hole:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> - f2fs_allocate_data_block
>>>>>>>      - __refresh_next_blkoff
>>>>>>>        chunk locates in [0, 383] of current segment
>>>>>>>        seg->next_blkoff = 384
>>>>>>>        sbi->fragment_remained_chunk = 0
>>>>>>>        then we will reset sbi->fragment_remained_chunk to 384
>>>>>>>        and move seg->next_blkoff forward to 768 (384 + 384)
>>>>>>>      - __has_curseg_space() returns false
>>>>>>>      - allocate_segment() allocates new current segment
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> So, for such case that hole may cross two segments, hole size may be truncated
>>>>>>> to left size of previous segment.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> First, sbi->fragment_remained_chunk should be seg->fragment_remained_chunk.
>>>>>
>>>>> Oh, correct.
>>>>>
>>>>>> I understand what you mean, so you mean we need to take the leftover
>>>>>> "hole" size over to the next segment?
>>>>>> In the example, the leftover hole size will be (384 - (512-384)). Do
>>>>>> you want to take this over to the next segment?
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, the left 256 block-sized hole should be created before next chunk
>>>>> in next opened segment.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Chao,
>>>>
>>>> Do you have any decent idea to pass the left hole size to the next
>>>> segment which will be allocated?
>>>
>>> Daeho,
>>>
>>> I guess we can record left hole size in seg->fragment_remained_hole.
>>>
>>
>> I understand we need a new fragment_remained_hole variable in segment structure.
>> But, I mean.. How can we pass over the left hole size from the
>> previous segment to the next segment?
>>
> 
> I mean we don't know which segment will be the next segment, do we?

Yeah, that's why I prefer to let __get_next_segno() return zero in fixed_block
fragment mode, then log header may have chance to allocate hole in contiguous
segments.

Thanks,

> 
>> Thanks,
>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>>>

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-11 10:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-02 17:24 Daeho Jeong
2021-09-02 23:57 ` [f2fs-dev] " Chao Yu
2021-09-03 20:33   ` Daeho Jeong
2021-09-04  3:33     ` Chao Yu
2021-09-04  4:40       ` Daeho Jeong
2021-09-04  6:45         ` Chao Yu
2021-09-07 18:12           ` Daeho Jeong
2021-09-09 23:50             ` Chao Yu
2021-09-10 14:34               ` Daeho Jeong
2021-09-10 15:24                 ` Daeho Jeong
2021-09-11 10:42                   ` Chao Yu [this message]
2021-09-10 23:13 ` Jaegeuk Kim
2021-09-11 23:45   ` [f2fs-dev] " Chao Yu
2021-09-20 22:57     ` Jaegeuk Kim
2021-09-22 15:23       ` Chao Yu

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