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Subject[patch 24/52] fs: dcache reduce d_parent locking
Use RCU property of dcache to simplify locking in some places where we
take d_parent and d_lock.

Comment: don't need rcu_deref because we take the spinlock and recheck it.

Signed-off-by: Nick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de>
--

Index: linux-2.6/fs/dcache.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/fs/dcache.c
+++ linux-2.6/fs/dcache.c
@@ -311,23 +311,18 @@ struct dentry *dget_parent(struct dentry
struct dentry *ret;

repeat:
- spin_lock(&dentry->d_lock);
+ rcu_read_lock();
ret = dentry->d_parent;
- if (!ret)
- goto out;
- if (dentry == ret) {
- ret->d_count++;
- goto out;
- }
- if (!spin_trylock(&ret->d_lock)) {
- spin_unlock(&dentry->d_lock);
+ spin_lock(&ret->d_lock);
+ if (unlikely(ret != dentry->d_parent)) {
+ spin_unlock(&ret->d_lock);
+ rcu_read_unlock();
goto repeat;
}
+ rcu_read_unlock();
BUG_ON(!ret->d_count);
ret->d_count++;
spin_unlock(&ret->d_lock);
-out:
- spin_unlock(&dentry->d_lock);
return ret;
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(dget_parent);
@@ -601,14 +596,22 @@ static void prune_one_dentry(struct dent
if (inode)
spin_lock(&inode->i_lock);
again:
- spin_lock(&dentry->d_lock);
- if (dentry->d_parent && dentry != dentry->d_parent) {
- if (!spin_trylock(&dentry->d_parent->d_lock)) {
- spin_unlock(&dentry->d_lock);
+ rcu_read_lock();
+ parent = dentry->d_parent;
+ if (parent) {
+ spin_lock(&parent->d_lock);
+ if (unlikely(parent != dentry->d_parent)) {
+ spin_unlock(&parent->d_lock);
+ rcu_read_unlock();
goto again;
}
- parent = dentry->d_parent;
- }
+ if (parent != dentry)
+ spin_lock_nested(&dentry->d_lock, DENTRY_D_LOCK_NESTED);
+ else
+ parent = NULL;
+ } else
+ spin_lock(&dentry->d_lock);
+ rcu_read_unlock();
dentry->d_count--;
if (dentry->d_count) {
if (parent)



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