Re: [PATCH] fs,xfs: fix missed wakeup on l_flush_wait

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Thu May 09 2019 - 10:28:15 EST

On Thu, 2019-05-09 at 07:32 +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:

> Hmmm, the first wakeup in xsdc is this one, right:
> /* wake up threads waiting in xfs_log_force() */
> wake_up_all(&iclog->ic_force_wait);
> At the end of the iclog iteration loop? That one is under the
> ic_loglock - the lock is dropped to run callbacks, then picked up
> again once the callbacks are done and before the ic_callback_lock is
> dropped (about 10 lines above the wakeup). So unless I'm missing
> something (like enough coffee!) that one look fine.

You are right. I failed to spot that the spin_unlock unlocks
a different lock than the spin_lock above it takes.

> .....
> > I am not sure about xfs_log_force_umount(). Could the unlock
> > be moved to after the wake_up_all, or does that create lock
> > ordering issues with the xlog_grant_head_wake_all calls?
> > Could a simple lock + unlock of log->l_icloglock around the
> > wake_up_all do the trick, or is there some other state that
> > also needs to stay locked?
> Need to be careful which lock is used with which wait queue :)
> This one is waking the the xc_commit_wait queue (CIL push commit
> sequencing wait queue), which is protected by the
> log->l_cilp->xc_push_lock. That should nest jsut fine inside any
> locks we are holding at this point, so you should just be able to
> wrap it. It's not a common code path, though, it'll only hit this
> code when the filesystem is already considered to be in an
> unrecoverable state.


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