2022-05-30 01:54:30

by Wang Yugui

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Subject: [PATCH] nfsd: serialize filecache garbage collector

When many(>NFSD_FILE_LRU_THRESHOLD) files are kept as OPEN, such as
xfstests generic/531, nfsd proceses are in CPU high-load state,
and nfsd_file_gc(nfsd filecache garbage collector) waste many CPU times.

concurrency nfsd_file_gc() is almost meaningless, so serialize it.

Signed-off-by: Wang Yugui <[email protected]>
fs/nfsd/filecache.c | 7 ++++++-
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/nfsd/filecache.c b/fs/nfsd/filecache.c
index f172412447f5..28a8f8d6d235 100644
--- a/fs/nfsd/filecache.c
+++ b/fs/nfsd/filecache.c
@@ -471,10 +471,15 @@ nfsd_file_lru_walk_list(struct shrink_control *sc)
return ret;

+/* concurrency nfsd_file_gc() is almost meaningless, so serialize it. */
+atomic_t nfsd_file_gc_running = ATOMIC_INIT(0);
static void
- nfsd_file_lru_walk_list(NULL);
+ if(atomic_cmpxchg(&nfsd_file_gc_running, 0, 1) == 0) {
+ nfsd_file_lru_walk_list(NULL);
+ atomic_set(&nfsd_file_gc_running, 0);
+ }

static void

2022-05-31 13:01:01

by kernel test robot

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] nfsd: serialize filecache garbage collector

Hi Wang,

Thank you for the patch! Perhaps something to improve:

[auto build test WARNING on linus/master]
[also build test WARNING on v5.18 next-20220527]
[If your patch is applied to the wrong git tree, kindly drop us a note.
And when submitting patch, we suggest to use '--base' as documented in

url: https://github.com/intel-lab-lkp/linux/commits/Wang-Yugui/nfsd-serialize-filecache-garbage-collector/20220530-093218
base: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git b00ed48bb0a7c295facf9036135a573a5cdbe7de
config: x86_64-randconfig-s021 (https://download.01.org/0day-ci/archive/20220531/[email protected]/config)
compiler: gcc-11 (Debian 11.3.0-1) 11.3.0
# apt-get install sparse
# sparse version: v0.6.4-14-g5a0004b5-dirty
# https://github.com/intel-lab-lkp/linux/commit/7e2af8570695784cb8a9f9a3931dc631a9077206
git remote add linux-review https://github.com/intel-lab-lkp/linux
git fetch --no-tags linux-review Wang-Yugui/nfsd-serialize-filecache-garbage-collector/20220530-093218
git checkout 7e2af8570695784cb8a9f9a3931dc631a9077206
# save the config file
mkdir build_dir && cp config build_dir/.config
make W=1 C=1 CF='-fdiagnostic-prefix -D__CHECK_ENDIAN__' O=build_dir ARCH=x86_64 SHELL=/bin/bash fs/nfsd/

If you fix the issue, kindly add following tag where applicable
Reported-by: kernel test robot <[email protected]>

sparse warnings: (new ones prefixed by >>)
>> fs/nfsd/filecache.c:475:10: sparse: sparse: symbol 'nfsd_file_gc_running' was not declared. Should it be static?

Please review and possibly fold the followup patch.

0-DAY CI Kernel Test Service