Re: [patch]blk-mq: blk_mq_tag_to_rq should handle flush request

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Wed Jun 04 2014 - 12:28:48 EST

On 06/04/2014 10:26 AM, Ming Lei wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 12:09 AM, Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 06/04/2014 10:00 AM, Ming Lei wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:48 PM, Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 06/04/2014 09:43 AM, Ming Lei wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:31 PM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>> On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 09:02:19AM -0600, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>>>>>>> scsi_mq_find_tag only gets the scsi host, which may have multiple
>>>>>>>> queues. When called from scsi_find_tag we actually have a scsi device,
>>>>>>>> so that's not an issue, but when called from scsi_host_find_tag the
>>>>>>>> driver only provides the host.
>>>>>>> Only solution I see right now is to have the flush_rq in the shared
>>>>>>> tags, but that would potentially be a regression for multiple
>>>>>>> devices and heavy flush uses cases. I'll see if I can come up with
>>>>>>> something better, or maybe Shaohua has an idea.
>>>>>> What about something like the following (untest, uncompiled, maybe
>>>>>> pseudo-code):
>>>>>> struct request *blk_mq_tag_to_rq(struct blk_mq_tags *tags, unsigned int tag)
>>>>>> {
>>>>>> struct request *rq = tags->rqs[tag];
>>>>>> if ((rq->cmd_flags & REQ_FLUSH_SEQ) && rq->q->flush_rq->tag == tag)
>>>>>> return rq->q->flush_rq;
>>>>>> return rq;
>>>>>> }
>>>>> Looks we thought it together, :-)
>>>>> Also maybe the flush_rq->tag need to be cleared in flush_end_io().
>>>> It clears the command flag, so that should be enough.
>>> Only the flush_rq's command flag is cleared, and its parent request
>>> flag isn't cleared.
>> Good point. Care to send in a patch? We can just clear it to -1U, at
>> least in blk-mq that's defined as an invalid tag.
> Attachment patch should be enough.

Yep, looks fine. Care to send as a proper patch, then I will include it?

Jens Axboe

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