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SubjectRe: [PATCH V11 0/4] blk-mq: refactor code of issue directly
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On 12/6/18 8:09 PM, Jianchao Wang wrote:
> Hi Jens
>
> Please consider this patchset for 4.21.
>
> It refactors the code of issue request directly to unify the interface
> and make the code clearer and more readable.
>
> This patch set is rebased on the recent for-4.21/block and add the 1st
> patch which inserts the non-read-write request to hctx dispatch
> list to avoid to involve merge and io scheduler when bypass_insert
> is true, otherwise, inserting is ignored, BLK_STS_RESOURCE is returned
> and the caller will fail forever.
>
> The 2nd patch refactors the code of issue request directly to unify the
> helper interface which could handle all the cases.
>
> The 3rd patch make blk_mq_sched_insert_requests issue requests directly
> with 'bypass' false, then it needn't to handle the non-issued requests
> any more.
>
> The 4th patch replace and kill the blk_mq_request_issue_directly.

Sorry to keep iterating on this, but let's default to inserting to
the dispatch list if we ever see busy from a direct dispatch. I'm fine
with doing that for 4.21, as suggested by Ming, I just didn't want to
fiddle with it for 4.20. This will prevent any merging on the request
going forward, which I think is a much safer default.

You do this already for some cases. Let's do it unconditionally for
a request that was ever subjected to ->queue_rq() and we didn't either
error or finish after the fact.

--
Jens Axboe

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