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Subject[PATCH 7/8] writeback: check for registered bdi in flusher add and inode dirty
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Also a debugging aid. We want to catch dirty inodes being added to
backing devices that don't do writeback.

Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
---
fs/fs-writeback.c | 7 +++++++
include/linux/backing-dev.h | 1 +
mm/backing-dev.c | 6 ++++++
3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/fs-writeback.c b/fs/fs-writeback.c
index bf5519a..ea97a82 100644
--- a/fs/fs-writeback.c
+++ b/fs/fs-writeback.c
@@ -1005,6 +1005,13 @@ void __mark_inode_dirty(struct inode *inode, int flags)
*/
if (!was_dirty) {
struct bdi_writeback *wb = &inode_to_bdi(inode)->wb;
+ struct backing_dev_info *bdi = wb->bdi;
+
+ if (bdi_cap_writeback_dirty(bdi) &&
+ !test_bit(BDI_registered, &bdi->state)) {
+ WARN_ON(1);
+ printk("bdi-%s not registered\n", bdi->name);
+ }

inode->dirtied_when = jiffies;
list_move(&inode->i_list, &wb->b_dirty);
diff --git a/include/linux/backing-dev.h b/include/linux/backing-dev.h
index 801d29c..836ede9 100644
--- a/include/linux/backing-dev.h
+++ b/include/linux/backing-dev.h
@@ -29,6 +29,7 @@ enum bdi_state {
BDI_wb_alloc, /* Default embedded wb allocated */
BDI_async_congested, /* The async (write) queue is getting full */
BDI_sync_congested, /* The sync queue is getting full */
+ BDI_registered, /* bdi_register() was done */
BDI_unused, /* Available bits start here */
};

diff --git a/mm/backing-dev.c b/mm/backing-dev.c
index 77c8974..e7f98d3 100644
--- a/mm/backing-dev.c
+++ b/mm/backing-dev.c
@@ -464,6 +464,11 @@ void static bdi_add_default_flusher_task(struct backing_dev_info *bdi)
if (!bdi_cap_writeback_dirty(bdi))
return;

+ if (WARN_ON(!test_bit(BDI_registered, &bdi->state))) {
+ printk("bdi %p/%s is not registered!\n", bdi, bdi->name);
+ return;
+ }
+
/*
* Check with the helper whether to proceed adding a task. Will only
* abort if we two or more simultanous calls to
@@ -527,6 +532,7 @@ int bdi_register(struct backing_dev_info *bdi, struct device *parent,
}

bdi_debug_register(bdi, dev_name(dev));
+ set_bit(BDI_registered, &bdi->state);
exit:
return ret;
}
--
1.6.4.1.207.g68ea


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