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Subject[PATCH] sysfs: Cache the last sysfs_dirent to improve readdir scalability v2
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When sysfs_readdir stops short we now cache the next
sysfs_dirent to return to user space in filp->private_data.
There is no impact on the rest of sysfs by doing this and
in the common case it allows us to pick up exactly where
we left off with no seeking.

Additionally I drop and regrab the sysfs_mutex around
filldir to avoid a page fault abritrarily increasing the
hold time on the sysfs_mutex.

v2: Returned to using INT_MAX as the EOF condition.
seekdir is ambiguous unless all directory entries have
a unique f_pos value.

Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@aristanetworks.com>
---
Linus good catch.

fs/sysfs/dir.c | 82 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
1 files changed, 60 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/sysfs/dir.c b/fs/sysfs/dir.c
index f05f230..5d88e30 100644
--- a/fs/sysfs/dir.c
+++ b/fs/sysfs/dir.c
@@ -827,11 +827,46 @@ static inline unsigned char dt_type(struct sysfs_dirent *sd)
return (sd->s_mode >> 12) & 15;
}

+static int sysfs_dir_release(struct inode *inode, struct file *filp)
+{
+ sysfs_put(filp->private_data);
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_dir_pos(struct sysfs_dirent *parent_sd,
+ ino_t ino, struct sysfs_dirent *pos)
+{
+ if (pos) {
+ int valid = !(pos->s_flags & SYSFS_FLAG_REMOVED) &&
+ pos->s_parent == parent_sd &&
+ ino == pos->s_ino;
+ sysfs_put(pos);
+ if (valid)
+ return pos;
+ }
+ pos = NULL;
+ if ((ino > 1) && (ino < INT_MAX)) {
+ pos = parent_sd->s_dir.children;
+ while (pos && (ino > pos->s_ino))
+ pos = pos->s_sibling;
+ }
+ return pos;
+}
+
+static struct sysfs_dirent *sysfs_dir_next_pos(struct sysfs_dirent *parent_sd,
+ ino_t ino, struct sysfs_dirent *pos)
+{
+ pos = sysfs_dir_pos(parent_sd, ino, pos);
+ if (pos)
+ pos = pos->s_sibling;
+ return pos;
+}
+
static int sysfs_readdir(struct file * filp, void * dirent, filldir_t filldir)
{
struct dentry *dentry = filp->f_path.dentry;
struct sysfs_dirent * parent_sd = dentry->d_fsdata;
- struct sysfs_dirent *pos;
+ struct sysfs_dirent *pos = filp->private_data;
ino_t ino;

if (filp->f_pos == 0) {
@@ -847,29 +882,31 @@ static int sysfs_readdir(struct file * filp, void * dirent, filldir_t filldir)
if (filldir(dirent, "..", 2, filp->f_pos, ino, DT_DIR) == 0)
filp->f_pos++;
}
- if ((filp->f_pos > 1) && (filp->f_pos < INT_MAX)) {
- mutex_lock(&sysfs_mutex);
-
- /* Skip the dentries we have already reported */
- pos = parent_sd->s_dir.children;
- while (pos && (filp->f_pos > pos->s_ino))
- pos = pos->s_sibling;
-
- for ( ; pos; pos = pos->s_sibling) {
- const char * name;
- int len;
-
- name = pos->s_name;
- len = strlen(name);
- filp->f_pos = ino = pos->s_ino;
+ mutex_lock(&sysfs_mutex);
+ for (pos = sysfs_dir_pos(parent_sd, filp->f_pos, pos);
+ pos;
+ pos = sysfs_dir_next_pos(parent_sd, filp->f_pos, pos)) {
+ const char * name;
+ unsigned int type;
+ int len, ret;
+
+ name = pos->s_name;
+ len = strlen(name);
+ ino = pos->s_ino;
+ type = dt_type(pos);
+ filp->f_pos = ino;
+ filp->private_data = sysfs_get(pos);

- if (filldir(dirent, name, len, filp->f_pos, ino,
- dt_type(pos)) < 0)
- break;
- }
- if (!pos)
- filp->f_pos = INT_MAX;
mutex_unlock(&sysfs_mutex);
+ ret = filldir(dirent, name, len, filp->f_pos, ino, type);
+ mutex_lock(&sysfs_mutex);
+ if (ret < 0)
+ break;
+ }
+ mutex_unlock(&sysfs_mutex);
+ if ((filp->f_pos > 1) && !pos) { /* EOF */
+ filp->f_pos = INT_MAX;
+ filp->private_data = NULL;
}
return 0;
}
@@ -878,5 +915,6 @@ static int sysfs_readdir(struct file * filp, void * dirent, filldir_t filldir)
const struct file_operations sysfs_dir_operations = {
.read = generic_read_dir,
.readdir = sysfs_readdir,
+ .release = sysfs_dir_release,
.llseek = generic_file_llseek,
};
--
1.6.5.2.143.g8cc62


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