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  1. 11 May, 2012 1 commit
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      vfs: make it possible to access the dentry hash/len as one 64-bit entry · 26fe5750
      Linus Torvalds authored
      This allows comparing hash and len in one operation on 64-bit
      architectures.  Right now only __d_lookup_rcu() takes advantage of this,
      since that is the case we care most about.
      
      The use of anonymous struct/unions hides the alternate 64-bit approach
      from most users, the exception being a few cases where we initialize a
      'struct qstr' with a static initializer.  This makes the problematic
      cases use a new QSTR_INIT() helper function for that (but initializing
      just the name pointer with a "{ .name = xyzzy }" initializer remains
      valid, as does just copying another qstr structure).
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      26fe5750
  2. 09 Apr, 2012 1 commit
    • Al Viro's avatar
      dentry leak in simple_fill_super() failure exit · 640946f2
      Al Viro authored
      d_genocide() does _not_ evict dentries; it just removes extra ref
      pinning each of those.  Normally it's followed by shrinking the
      tree (it's done just before generic_shutdown_super() by kill_litter_super()),
      but in case of simple_fill_super() nothing of that kind will follow.
      Just do shrink_dcache_parent() manually.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      640946f2
  3. 05 Apr, 2012 1 commit
  4. 21 Mar, 2012 2 commits
  5. 29 Feb, 2012 1 commit
  6. 04 Jan, 2012 1 commit
  7. 02 Nov, 2011 2 commits
  8. 22 Jul, 2011 1 commit
  9. 21 Jul, 2011 1 commit
    • Josef Bacik's avatar
      fs: push i_mutex and filemap_write_and_wait down into ->fsync() handlers · 02c24a82
      Josef Bacik authored
      Btrfs needs to be able to control how filemap_write_and_wait_range() is called
      in fsync to make it less of a painful operation, so push down taking i_mutex and
      the calling of filemap_write_and_wait() down into the ->fsync() handlers.  Some
      file systems can drop taking the i_mutex altogether it seems, like ext3 and
      ocfs2.  For correctness sake I just pushed everything down in all cases to make
      sure that we keep the current behavior the same for everybody, and then each
      individual fs maintainer can make up their mind about what to do from there.
      Thanks,
      Acked-by: default avatarJan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJosef Bacik <josef@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      02c24a82
  10. 20 Jul, 2011 2 commits
    • Al Viro's avatar
      Make ->d_sb assign-once and always non-NULL · a4464dbc
      Al Viro authored
      New helper (non-exported, fs/internal.h-only): __d_alloc(sb, name).
      Allocates dentry, sets its ->d_sb to given superblock and sets
      ->d_op accordingly.  Old d_alloc(NULL, name) callers are converted
      to that (all of them know what superblock they want).  d_alloc()
      itself is left only for parent != NULl case; uses __d_alloc(),
      inserts result into the list of parent's children.
      
      Note that now ->d_sb is assign-once and never NULL *and*
      ->d_parent is never NULL either.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      a4464dbc
    • Akinobu Mita's avatar
      fs/libfs.c: fix simple_attr_write() on 32bit machines · f7b88631
      Akinobu Mita authored
      Assume that /sys/kernel/debug/dummy64 is debugfs file created by
      debugfs_create_x64().
      
      	# cd /sys/kernel/debug
      	# echo 0x1234567812345678 > dummy64
      	# cat dummy64
      	0x0000000012345678
      
      	# echo 0x80000000 > dummy64
      	# cat dummy64
      	0xffffffff80000000
      
      A value larger than INT_MAX cannot be written to the debugfs file created
      by debugfs_create_u64 or debugfs_create_x64 on 32bit machine.  Because
      simple_attr_write() uses simple_strtol() for the conversion.
      
      To fix this, use simple_strtoll() instead.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAkinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com>
      Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      f7b88631
  11. 26 May, 2011 3 commits
  12. 13 Jan, 2011 1 commit
  13. 07 Jan, 2011 5 commits
    • Nick Piggin's avatar
      fs: dcache reduce branches in lookup path · fb045adb
      Nick Piggin authored
      Reduce some branches and memory accesses in dcache lookup by adding dentry
      flags to indicate common d_ops are set, rather than having to check them.
      This saves a pointer memory access (dentry->d_op) in common path lookup
      situations, and saves another pointer load and branch in cases where we
      have d_op but not the particular operation.
      
      Patched with:
      
      git grep -E '[.>]([[:space:]])*d_op([[:space:]])*=' | xargs sed -e 's/\([^\t ]*\)->d_op = \(.*\);/d_set_d_op(\1, \2);/' -e 's/\([^\t ]*\)\.d_op = \(.*\);/d_set_d_op(\&\1, \2);/' -i
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk>
      fb045adb
    • Nick Piggin's avatar
      fs: dcache remove dcache_lock · b5c84bf6
      Nick Piggin authored
      dcache_lock no longer protects anything. remove it.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk>
      b5c84bf6
    • Nick Piggin's avatar
      fs: dcache scale subdirs · 2fd6b7f5
      Nick Piggin authored
      Protect d_subdirs and d_child with d_lock, except in filesystems that aren't
      using dcache_lock for these anyway (eg. using i_mutex).
      
      Note: if we change the locking rule in future so that ->d_child protection is
      provided only with ->d_parent->d_lock, it may allow us to reduce some locking.
      But it would be an exception to an otherwise regular locking scheme, so we'd
      have to see some good results. Probably not worthwhile.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk>
      2fd6b7f5
    • Nick Piggin's avatar
      fs: dcache scale d_unhashed · da502956
      Nick Piggin authored
      Protect d_unhashed(dentry) condition with d_lock. This means keeping
      DCACHE_UNHASHED bit in synch with hash manipulations.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk>
      da502956
    • Nick Piggin's avatar
      fs: change d_delete semantics · fe15ce44
      Nick Piggin authored
      Change d_delete from a dentry deletion notification to a dentry caching
      advise, more like ->drop_inode. Require it to be constant and idempotent,
      and not take d_lock. This is how all existing filesystems use the callback
      anyway.
      
      This makes fine grained dentry locking of dput and dentry lru scanning
      much simpler.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk>
      fe15ce44
  14. 29 Oct, 2010 1 commit
  15. 26 Oct, 2010 2 commits
  16. 10 Sep, 2010 2 commits
  17. 09 Aug, 2010 3 commits
    • Christoph Hellwig's avatar
      check ATTR_SIZE contraints in inode_change_ok · 2c27c65e
      Christoph Hellwig authored
      Make sure we check the truncate constraints early on in ->setattr by adding
      those checks to inode_change_ok.  Also clean up and document inode_change_ok
      to make this obvious.
      
      As a fallout we don't have to call inode_newsize_ok from simple_setsize and
      simplify it down to a truncate_setsize which doesn't return an error.  This
      simplifies a lot of setattr implementations and means we use truncate_setsize
      almost everywhere.  Get rid of fat_setsize now that it's trivial and mark
      ext2_setsize static to make the calling convention obvious.
      
      Keep the inode_newsize_ok in vmtruncate for now as all callers need an
      audit for its removal anyway.
      
      Note: setattr code in ecryptfs doesn't call inode_change_ok at all and
      needs a deeper audit, but that is left for later.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      2c27c65e
    • Christoph Hellwig's avatar
      default to simple_setattr · eef2380c
      Christoph Hellwig authored
      With the new truncate sequence every filesystem that wants to support file
      size changes on disk needs to implement its own ->setattr.  So instead
      of calling inode_setattr which supports size changes call into a simple
      method that doesn't support this.  simple_setattr is almost what we
      want except that it does not mark the inode dirty after changes.  Given
      that marking the inode dirty is a no-op for the simple in-memory filesystems
      that use simple_setattr currently just add the mark_inode_dirty call.
      
      Also add a WARN_ON for the presence of a truncate method to simple_setattr
      to catch new instances of it during the transition period.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      eef2380c
    • Christoph Hellwig's avatar
      rename generic_setattr · 6a1a90ad
      Christoph Hellwig authored
      Despite its name it's now a generic implementation of ->setattr, but
      rather a helper to copy attributes from a struct iattr to the inode.
      Rename it to setattr_copy to reflect this fact.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      6a1a90ad
  18. 04 Jun, 2010 1 commit
  19. 28 May, 2010 3 commits
    • npiggin@suse.de's avatar
      fs: introduce new truncate sequence · 7bb46a67
      npiggin@suse.de authored
      Introduce a new truncate calling sequence into fs/mm subsystems. Rather than
      setattr > vmtruncate > truncate, have filesystems call their truncate sequence
      from ->setattr if filesystem specific operations are required. vmtruncate is
      deprecated, and truncate_pagecache and inode_newsize_ok helpers introduced
      previously should be used.
      
      simple_setattr is introduced for simple in-ram filesystems to implement
      the new truncate sequence. Eventually all filesystems should be converted
      to implement a setattr, and the default code in notify_change should go
      away.
      
      simple_setsize is also introduced to perform just the ATTR_SIZE portion
      of simple_setattr (ie. changing i_size and trimming pagecache).
      
      To implement the new truncate sequence:
      - filesystem specific manipulations (eg freeing blocks) must be done in
        the setattr method rather than ->truncate.
      - vmtruncate can not be used by core code to trim blocks past i_size in
        the event of write failure after allocation, so this must be performed
        in the fs code.
      - convert usage of helpers block_write_begin, nobh_write_begin,
        cont_write_begin, and *blockdev_direct_IO* to use _newtrunc postfixed
        variants. These avoid calling vmtruncate to trim blocks (see previous).
      - inode_setattr should not be used. generic_setattr is a new function
        to be used to copy simple attributes into the generic inode.
      - make use of the better opportunity to handle errors with the new sequence.
      
      Big problem with the previous calling sequence: the filesystem is not called
      until i_size has already changed.  This means it is not allowed to fail the
      call, and also it does not know what the previous i_size was. Also, generic
      code calling vmtruncate to truncate allocated blocks in case of error had
      no good way to return a meaningful error (or, for example, atomically handle
      block deallocation).
      
      Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
      Acked-by: default avatarJan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      7bb46a67
    • Christoph Hellwig's avatar
      rename the generic fsync implementations · 1b061d92
      Christoph Hellwig authored
      We don't name our generic fsync implementations very well currently.
      The no-op implementation for in-memory filesystems currently is called
      simple_sync_file which doesn't make too much sense to start with,
      the the generic one for simple filesystems is called simple_fsync
      which can lead to some confusion.
      
      This patch renames the generic file fsync method to generic_file_fsync
      to match the other generic_file_* routines it is supposed to be used
      with, and the no-op implementation to noop_fsync to make it obvious
      what to expect.  In addition add some documentation for both methods.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      1b061d92
    • Christoph Hellwig's avatar
      drop unused dentry argument to ->fsync · 7ea80859
      Christoph Hellwig authored
      Signed-off-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      7ea80859
  20. 10 May, 2010 1 commit
  21. 30 Mar, 2010 1 commit
    • Tejun Heo's avatar
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking... · 5a0e3ad6
      Tejun Heo authored
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking implicit slab.h inclusion from percpu.h
      
      percpu.h is included by sched.h and module.h and thus ends up being
      included when building most .c files.  percpu.h includes slab.h which
      in turn includes gfp.h making everything defined by the two files
      universally available and complicating inclusion dependencies.
      
      percpu.h -> slab.h dependency is about to be removed.  Prepare for
      this change by updating users of gfp and slab facilities include those
      headers directly instead of assuming availability.  As this conversion
      needs to touch large number of source files, the following script is
      used as the basis of conversion.
      
        http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/misc/slabh-sweep.py
      
      The script does the followings.
      
      * Scan files for gfp and slab usages and update includes such that
        only the necessary includes are there.  ie. if only gfp is used,
        gfp.h, if slab is used, slab.h.
      
      * When the script inserts a new include, it looks at the include
        blocks and try to put the new include such that its order conforms
        to its surrounding.  It's put in the include block which contains
        core kernel includes, in the same order that the rest are ordered -
        alphabetical, Christmas tree, rev-Xmas-tree or at the end if there
        doesn't seem to be any matching order.
      
      * If the script can't find a place to put a new include (mostly
        because the file doesn't have fitting include block), it prints out
        an error message indicating which .h file needs to be added to the
        file.
      
      The conversion was done in the following steps.
      
      1. The initial automatic conversion of all .c files updated slightly
         over 4000 files, deleting around 700 includes and adding ~480 gfp.h
         and ~3000 slab.h inclusions.  The script emitted errors for ~400
         files.
      
      2. Each error was manually checked.  Some didn't need the inclusion,
         some needed manual addition while adding it to implementation .h or
         embedding .c file was more appropriate for others.  This step added
         inclusions to around 150 files.
      
      3. The script was run again and the output was compared to the edits
         from #2 to make sure no file was left behind.
      
      4. Several build tests were done and a couple of problems were fixed.
         e.g. lib/decompress_*.c used malloc/free() wrappers around slab
         APIs requiring slab.h to be added manually.
      
      5. The script was run on all .h files but without automatically
         editing them as sprinkling gfp.h and slab.h inclusions around .h
         files could easily lead to inclusion dependency hell.  Most gfp.h
         inclusion directives were ignored as stuff from gfp.h was usually
         wildly available and often used in preprocessor macros.  Each
         slab.h inclusion directive was examined and added manually as
         necessary.
      
      6. percpu.h was updated not to include slab.h.
      
      7. Build test were done on the following configurations and failures
         were fixed.  CONFIG_GCOV_KERNEL was turned off for all tests (as my
         distributed build env didn't work with gcov compiles) and a few
         more options had to be turned off depending on archs to make things
         build (like ipr on powerpc/64 which failed due to missing writeq).
      
         * x86 and x86_64 UP and SMP allmodconfig and a custom test config.
         * powerpc and powerpc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * sparc and sparc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * ia64 SMP allmodconfig
         * s390 SMP allmodconfig
         * alpha SMP allmodconfig
         * um on x86_64 SMP allmodconfig
      
      8. percpu.h modifications were reverted so that it could be applied as
         a separate patch and serve as bisection point.
      
      Given the fact that I had only a couple of failures from tests on step
      6, I'm fairly confident about the coverage of this conversion patch.
      If there is a breakage, it's likely to be something in one of the arch
      headers which should be easily discoverable easily on most builds of
      the specific arch.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
      Guess-its-ok-by: default avatarChristoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
      Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com>
      5a0e3ad6
  22. 03 Mar, 2010 2 commits
  23. 16 Dec, 2009 1 commit
  24. 24 Sep, 2009 1 commit