lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Dec]   [7]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] cfq-iosched: reduce write depth only if sync was delayed
Date
Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com> writes:

> On Mon, Dec 07 2009, Jeff Moyer wrote:
>> Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com> writes:
>>
>> > On Sun, Dec 06 2009, Corrado Zoccolo wrote:
>> >> Hi Jeff,
>> >> I remember you saw large performance drop on your SAN for sequential
>> >> writes with low_latency=1. Can you test if Shaohua's and this patch
>> >> fix allow to recover some bandwidth? I think that enabling the queue
>> >> depth ramp up only if a sync request was delayed should disable it for
>> >> fast hardware like yours, so you should not be seeing the slowdown any
>> >> more.
>> >
>> > I queued this up for post inclusion into 2.6.33, with the time_after()
>> > fixed.
>> >
>> > The patch was word-wrapped, btw.
>>
>> So in what branch can I find this fix? Once I know that I can queue up
>> some tests.
>
> It's in next-2.6.33

next-2.6.33 won't boot for me:

general protection fault: 0000 [#1] SMP
async/0 used greatest stack depth: 4256 bytes left

last sysfs file: /sys/class/firmware/timeout
CPU 1
Modules linked in: ata_piix pata_acpi libata sd_mod scsi_mod ext3 jbd mbcache uh
ci_hcd ohci_hcd ehci_hcd
Pid: 729, comm: async/1 Not tainted 2.6.32 #1 ProLiant DL320 G5p
RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff81199cee>] [<ffffffff81199cee>] cfq_put_cfqg+0x0/0x91
RSP: 0018:ffff8801251b1d48 EFLAGS: 00010002
RAX: ffff880126dcdd28 RBX: ffff8801251fa158 RCX: 0000000000170001
RDX: ffff880125556700 RSI: ffff8801251fa158 RDI: 6b6b6b6b6b6b6b6b
RBP: ffff8801251b1d70 R08: ffff8801255a0448 R09: 000000000000005a
R10: ffff8801255a0448 R11: ffffffff818d6210 R12: ffff880126dcdb18
R13: ffff880126dcdb50 R14: 0000000000000286 R15: ffff880125556760
FS: 0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff88002f200000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
CS: 0010 DS: 0018 ES: 0018 CR0: 000000008005003b
CR2: 0000000000000000 CR3: 00000001256a5000 CR4: 00000000000006a0
DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
Process async/1 (pid: 729, threadinfo ffff8801251b0000, task ffff880125556770)
Stack:
ffffffff8119a856 0000000000000002 ffff880126dcdb18 ffff8801251fa158
<0> ffff880125210000 ffff8801251b1d90 ffffffff8119a9e5 ffff8801251f80d0
<0> ffff880126dcdb18 ffff8801251b1db0 ffffffff8119aa62 ffff880126dcdb18
Call Trace:
[<ffffffff8119a856>] ? cfq_put_queue+0xfa/0x102
[<ffffffff8119a9e5>] cfq_exit_cfqq+0x99/0x9e
[<ffffffff8119aa62>] __cfq_exit_single_io_context+0x78/0x85
[<ffffffff8119aaa9>] cfq_exit_single_io_context+0x3a/0x52
[<ffffffff8119aa6f>] ? cfq_exit_single_io_context+0x0/0x52
[<ffffffff8119b27b>] call_for_each_cic+0x56/0x7c
[<ffffffff8119b225>] ? call_for_each_cic+0x0/0x7c
[<ffffffff8119b2b1>] cfq_exit_io_context+0x10/0x12
[<ffffffff81192d3b>] exit_io_context+0x93/0xbc
[<ffffffff81192d03>] ? exit_io_context+0x5b/0xbc
[<ffffffff810474e5>] do_exit+0x71a/0x747
[<ffffffff810628f1>] ? async_thread+0x0/0x1fa
[<ffffffff8105cd9e>] kthread_stop+0x0/0xb3
[<ffffffff81033fa6>] ? complete+0x1c/0x4b
[<ffffffff8100cafa>] child_rip+0xa/0x20
[<ffffffff8103d667>] ? finish_task_switch+0x0/0xe3
[<ffffffff8100c4bc>] ? restore_args+0x0/0x30
[<ffffffff8105ccf8>] ? kthreadd+0xdf/0x100
[<ffffffff8105cd19>] ? kthread+0x0/0x85
[<ffffffff8100caf0>] ? child_rip+0x0/0x20
Code: 48 c7 43 38 00 00 00 00 48 c7 43 40 00 00 00 00 48 89 3e 48 8b 73 48 e8 fd 9e 00 00 eb 08 48 c7 43 48 00 00 00 00 5b 41 5c c9 c3 <8b> 87 d8 01 00 00 55 48 89 e5 85 c0 7f 04 0f 0b eb fe 48 8d 87
RIP [<ffffffff81199cee>] cfq_put_cfqg+0x0/0x91
RSP <ffff8801251b1d48>
---[ end trace ac909576caca45e8 ]---



\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-12-07 17:49    [W:0.062 / U:14.492 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site