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SubjectRe: [PATCH] IO Controller: Add per-device weight and ioprio_class handling
IKEDA, Munehiro wrote:
> Hi Gui,
>
> Gui Jianfeng wrote:
>> Hi Vivek,
>>
>> This patch enables per-cgroup per-device weight and ioprio_class
>> handling.
>> A new cgroup interface "policy" is introduced. You can make use of
>> this file to configure weight and ioprio_class for each device in a
>> given cgroup.
>> The original "weight" and "ioprio_class" files are still available. If
>> you
>> don't do special configuration for a particular device, "weight" and
>> "ioprio_class" are used as default values in this device.
>>
>> You can use the following format to play with the new interface.
>> #echo DEV:weight:ioprio_class > /patch/to/cgroup/policy
>> weight=0 means removing the policy for DEV.
>>
>> Examples:
>> Configure weight=300 ioprio_class=2 on /dev/hdb in this cgroup
>> # echo /dev/hdb:300:2 > io.policy
>> # cat io.policy
>> dev weight class
>> /dev/hdb 300 2
>
> Users can specify a device file of a partition for io.policy.
> In this case, io_policy_node::dev_name is set as a name of the
> partition device like /dev/sda2.
>
> ex)
> # cd /mnt/cgroup
> # cat /dev/sda2:500:2 > io.policy
> # echo io.policy
> dev weight class
> /dev/sda2 500 2
>
> I believe io_policy_node::dev_name should be set a generic
> device name like /dev/sda.
> What do you think about it?

Hi Ikeda-san,

Sorry for the late reply. Thanks for pointing this out.
yes, it does the right thing but shows a wrong name.
IMHO, Inputing a sigle partition should not be allowed since the
policy is disk basis. So how about the following patch?

Signed-off-by: Gui Jianfeng <guijianfeng@cn.fujitsu.com>
---
diff --git a/block/elevator-fq.c b/block/elevator-fq.c
index 1a0ca07..b620768 100644
--- a/block/elevator-fq.c
+++ b/block/elevator-fq.c
@@ -1650,6 +1650,9 @@ static int devname_to_devnum(const char *buf, dev_t *dev)
return -ENODEV;

disk = get_gendisk(bdev->bd_dev, &part);
+ if (part)
+ return -EINVAL;
+
*dev = MKDEV(disk->major, disk->first_minor);
bdput(bdev);

> Signed-off-by: Munehiro "Muuhh" Ikeda <m-ikeda@ds.jp.nec.com>
> ---
> block/elevator-fq.c | 7 ++++++-
> 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/block/elevator-fq.c b/block/elevator-fq.c
> index 39fa2a1..5d3d55c 100644
> --- a/block/elevator-fq.c
> +++ b/block/elevator-fq.c
> @@ -1631,11 +1631,12 @@ static struct io_policy_node
> *policy_search_node(const struct io_cgroup *iocg,
> return NULL;
> }
>
> -static int devname_to_devnum(const char *buf, dev_t *dev)
> +static int devname_to_devnum(char *buf, dev_t *dev)
> {
> struct block_device *bdev;
> struct gendisk *disk;
> int part;
> + char *c;
>
> bdev = lookup_bdev(buf);
> if (IS_ERR(bdev))
> @@ -1645,6 +1646,10 @@ static int devname_to_devnum(const char *buf,
> dev_t *dev)
> *dev = MKDEV(disk->major, disk->first_minor);
> bdput(bdev);
>
> + c = strrchr(buf, '/');
> + if (c)
> + strcpy(c+1, disk->disk_name);
> +
> return 0;
> }
>

--
Regards
Gui Jianfeng



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