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SubjectRe: MM patches against 2.5.31
Daniel Phillips wrote:
>
> On Wednesday 28 August 2002 15:14, Christian Ehrhardt wrote:
> > Side note: The BUG in __pagevec_lru_del seems strange. refill_inactive
> > or shrink_cache could have removed the page from the lru before
> > __pagevec_lru_del acquired the lru lock.
>
> It's suspect all right. If there's a chain of assumptions that proves
> the page is always on the lru at the point, I haven't seen it yet.

Yeah. __pagevec_lru_del is only used by invalidate_inode_pages.
A very simple solution is to just delete it.

untested code:

include/linux/pagevec.h | 7 -------
mm/filemap.c | 10 +++++-----
mm/swap.c | 28 ----------------------------
3 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 40 deletions(-)

--- 2.5.32/mm/filemap.c~pagevec_lru_del Wed Aug 28 09:51:51 2002
+++ 2.5.32-akpm/mm/filemap.c Wed Aug 28 09:51:51 2002
@@ -116,10 +116,10 @@ void invalidate_inode_pages(struct inode
struct list_head *head, *curr;
struct page * page;
struct address_space *mapping = inode->i_mapping;
- struct pagevec lru_pvec;
+ struct pagevec pvec;

head = &mapping->clean_pages;
- pagevec_init(&lru_pvec);
+ pagevec_init(&pvec);
write_lock(&mapping->page_lock);
curr = head->next;

@@ -143,8 +143,8 @@ void invalidate_inode_pages(struct inode

__remove_from_page_cache(page);
unlock_page(page);
- if (!pagevec_add(&lru_pvec, page))
- __pagevec_lru_del(&lru_pvec);
+ if (!pagevec_add(&pvec, page))
+ __pagevec_release(&pvec);
continue;
unlock:
unlock_page(page);
@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@ unlock:
}

write_unlock(&mapping->page_lock);
- pagevec_lru_del(&lru_pvec);
+ pagevec_release(&pvec);
}

static int do_invalidatepage(struct page *page, unsigned long offset)
--- 2.5.32/include/linux/pagevec.h~pagevec_lru_del Wed Aug 28 09:51:51 2002
+++ 2.5.32-akpm/include/linux/pagevec.h Wed Aug 28 09:51:51 2002
@@ -18,7 +18,6 @@ void __pagevec_release(struct pagevec *p
void __pagevec_release_nonlru(struct pagevec *pvec);
void __pagevec_free(struct pagevec *pvec);
void __pagevec_lru_add(struct pagevec *pvec);
-void __pagevec_lru_del(struct pagevec *pvec);
void lru_add_drain(void);
void pagevec_deactivate_inactive(struct pagevec *pvec);

@@ -69,9 +68,3 @@ static inline void pagevec_lru_add(struc
if (pagevec_count(pvec))
__pagevec_lru_add(pvec);
}
-
-static inline void pagevec_lru_del(struct pagevec *pvec)
-{
- if (pagevec_count(pvec))
- __pagevec_lru_del(pvec);
-}
--- 2.5.32/mm/swap.c~pagevec_lru_del Wed Aug 28 09:51:51 2002
+++ 2.5.32-akpm/mm/swap.c Wed Aug 28 09:51:58 2002
@@ -214,34 +214,6 @@ void __pagevec_lru_add(struct pagevec *p
}

/*
- * Remove the passed pages from the LRU, then drop the caller's refcount on
- * them. Reinitialises the caller's pagevec.
- */
-void __pagevec_lru_del(struct pagevec *pvec)
-{
- int i;
- struct zone *zone = NULL;
-
- for (i = 0; i < pagevec_count(pvec); i++) {
- struct page *page = pvec->pages[i];
- struct zone *pagezone = page_zone(page);
-
- if (pagezone != zone) {
- if (zone)
- spin_unlock_irq(&zone->lru_lock);
- zone = pagezone;
- spin_lock_irq(&zone->lru_lock);
- }
- if (!TestClearPageLRU(page))
- BUG();
- del_page_from_lru(zone, page);
- }
- if (zone)
- spin_unlock_irq(&zone->lru_lock);
- pagevec_release(pvec);
-}
-
-/*
* Perform any setup for the swap system
*/
void __init swap_setup(void)
.
-
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