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SubjectRe: nfsd changes for 2.6.37
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 09:48:47PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 October 2010 20:43:59 Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Linus Torvalds
> > <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Feel free to edit the message/patch to your hearts content.
> >
> > Oh, and if you want me to just commit this part, I can do so. It
> > doesn't make much sense without the other parts to actually make it
> > useful, though, so it probably makes more sense to come with them.
>
> Once Bruce is happy with the test results, you can pull it from
>
> git+ssh://master.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/arnd/bkl.git flock

Not the useful url for us hoi polloi out here. OK, looking at
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/arnd/bkl.git flock....
> I've rewritten all the changelogs to make more sense as a series,
> and split out the bits that turn lock_flocks into a spinlock to
> come last, so we get a bisectable series.
>
> The contents are left unchanged.

Looks fine to me!

I haven't retested that, but I can see that the result is identical to
what I tested.

(You're missing Linus's comment fix, though, unless I'm confused.)

--b.


>
> Arnd
> ---
>
> commit b3426739cc8f7c7dd127ca8dad5e25195930cac1
> Author: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Date: Wed Oct 27 21:39:58 2010 +0200
>
> locks: turn lock_flocks into a spinlock
>
> Nothing depends on lock_flocks using the BKL
> any more, so we can do the switch over to
> a private spinlock.
>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
>
> fs/Kconfig | 1 -
> fs/locks.c | 5 +++--
> 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> commit 55d3ff97c5c0b3dce39f705e2b1fe85818891822
> Author: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Date: Wed Oct 27 12:38:12 2010 -0400
>
> locks: avoid fasync allocation under lock_flocks
>
> This splits fasync_helper into four functions: fasync_alloc,
> fasync_free, fasync_insert_entry and fasync_remove_entry,
> in order to allow the lease handling to call them directly
> instead of going through fasync_helper.
>
> The fasync_helper interface really doesn't make sense outside
> of ->fasync file operations, which use the same calling
> conventions of passing flags in and out as the helper.
>
> After the change, fcntl_setlease can simply allocate the
> new fasync_struct outside of lock_flocks, which is required
> to turn that into a spinlock.
>
> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> [bfields@redhat.com: rebase on top of my changes to Arnd's patch]
> Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
> [arnd: rewrite changelog text]
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
>
> fs/fcntl.c | 66 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
> fs/locks.c | 18 +++++++++++++-
> include/linux/fs.h | 5 ++++
> 3 files changed, 72 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
>
> commit c5b1f0d92c36851aca09ac6c7c0c4f9690ac14f3
> Author: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Date: Wed Oct 27 15:46:08 2010 +0200
>
> locks/nfsd: allocate file lock outside of spinlock
>
> As suggested by Christoph Hellwig, this moves allocation
> of new file locks out of generic_setlease into the
> callers, nfs4_open_delegation and fcntl_setlease in order
> to allow GFP_KERNEL allocations when lock_flocks has
> become a spinlock.
>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Acked-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
>
> fs/locks.c | 36 ++++++++++++------------------------
> fs/nfsd/nfs4state.c | 26 +++++++++++++++-----------
> include/linux/fs.h | 1 +
> 3 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
>
> commit a282a1fa6b23bd21ba0b86e53ed2a316b001836f
> Author: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
> Date: Tue Oct 26 18:25:30 2010 -0400
>
> lockd: fix nlmsvc_notify_blocked locking
>
> nlmsvc_notify_blocked walks the nlm_blocked list,
> which requires nlm_blocked_lock.
>
> Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
>
> fs/lockd/svclock.c | 6 ++++--
> 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> commit 763641d81202834e9d64de2019d1edec12868f4f
> Author: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Date: Tue Oct 26 22:55:40 2010 +0200
>
> lockd: push lock_flocks down
>
> lockd should use lock_flocks() instead of lock_kernel()
> to lock against posix locks accessing the i_flock list.
>
> This is a prerequisite to turning lock_flocks into a
> spinlock.
>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Acked-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
>
> fs/lockd/svc.c | 11 -----------
> fs/lockd/svcsubs.c | 9 ++++++++-
> fs/nfs/Kconfig | 1 -
> fs/nfsd/Kconfig | 1 -
> 4 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)


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