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authorMel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>2015-06-10 21:02:04 -0400
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2015-06-10 23:02:31 -0700
commit5d753610277862fd8050901f38b6571b9500cdb6 (patch)
tree7737f1c8f6751fc43363374bd1bd1cc65b277b59
parent1a040eaca1a22f8da8285ceda6b5e4a2cb704867 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-5d753610277862fd8050901f38b6571b9500cdb6.tar.gz
net, swap: Remove a warning and clarify why sk_mem_reclaim is required when deactivating swap
Jeff Layton reported the following; [ 74.232485] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 74.233354] WARNING: CPU: 2 PID: 754 at net/core/sock.c:364 sk_clear_memalloc+0x51/0x80() [ 74.234790] Modules linked in: cts rpcsec_gss_krb5 nfsv4 dns_resolver nfs fscache xfs libcrc32c snd_hda_codec_generic snd_hda_intel snd_hda_controller snd_hda_codec snd_hda_core snd_hwdep snd_seq snd_seq_device nfsd snd_pcm snd_timer snd e1000 ppdev parport_pc joydev parport pvpanic soundcore floppy serio_raw i2c_piix4 pcspkr nfs_acl lockd virtio_balloon acpi_cpufreq auth_rpcgss grace sunrpc qxl drm_kms_helper ttm drm virtio_console virtio_blk virtio_pci ata_generic virtio_ring pata_acpi virtio [ 74.243599] CPU: 2 PID: 754 Comm: swapoff Not tainted 4.1.0-rc6+ #5 [ 74.244635] Hardware name: Bochs Bochs, BIOS Bochs 01/01/2011 [ 74.245546] 0000000000000000 0000000079e69e31 ffff8800d066bde8 ffffffff8179263d [ 74.246786] 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 ffff8800d066be28 ffffffff8109e6fa [ 74.248175] 0000000000000000 ffff880118d48000 ffff8800d58f5c08 ffff880036e380a8 [ 74.249483] Call Trace: [ 74.249872] [<ffffffff8179263d>] dump_stack+0x45/0x57 [ 74.250703] [<ffffffff8109e6fa>] warn_slowpath_common+0x8a/0xc0 [ 74.251655] [<ffffffff8109e82a>] warn_slowpath_null+0x1a/0x20 [ 74.252585] [<ffffffff81661241>] sk_clear_memalloc+0x51/0x80 [ 74.253519] [<ffffffffa0116c72>] xs_disable_swap+0x42/0x80 [sunrpc] [ 74.254537] [<ffffffffa01109de>] rpc_clnt_swap_deactivate+0x7e/0xc0 [sunrpc] [ 74.255610] [<ffffffffa03e4fd7>] nfs_swap_deactivate+0x27/0x30 [nfs] [ 74.256582] [<ffffffff811e99d4>] destroy_swap_extents+0x74/0x80 [ 74.257496] [<ffffffff811ecb52>] SyS_swapoff+0x222/0x5c0 [ 74.258318] [<ffffffff81023f27>] ? syscall_trace_leave+0xc7/0x140 [ 74.259253] [<ffffffff81798dae>] system_call_fastpath+0x12/0x71 [ 74.260158] ---[ end trace 2530722966429f10 ]--- The warning in question was unnecessary but with Jeff's series the rules are also clearer. This patch removes the warning and updates the comment to explain why sk_mem_reclaim() may still be called. [jlayton: remove if (sk->sk_forward_alloc) conditional. As Leon points out that it's not needed.] Cc: Leon Romanovsky <leon@leon.nu> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <jeff.layton@primarydata.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
-rw-r--r--net/core/sock.c13
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/net/core/sock.c b/net/core/sock.c
index 292f422..469d603 100644
--- a/net/core/sock.c
+++ b/net/core/sock.c
@@ -354,15 +354,12 @@ void sk_clear_memalloc(struct sock *sk)
/*
* SOCK_MEMALLOC is allowed to ignore rmem limits to ensure forward
- * progress of swapping. However, if SOCK_MEMALLOC is cleared while
- * it has rmem allocations there is a risk that the user of the
- * socket cannot make forward progress due to exceeding the rmem
- * limits. By rights, sk_clear_memalloc() should only be called
- * on sockets being torn down but warn and reset the accounting if
- * that assumption breaks.
+ * progress of swapping. SOCK_MEMALLOC may be cleared while
+ * it has rmem allocations due to the last swapfile being deactivated
+ * but there is a risk that the socket is unusable due to exceeding
+ * the rmem limits. Reclaim the reserves and obey rmem limits again.
*/
- if (WARN_ON(sk->sk_forward_alloc))
- sk_mem_reclaim(sk);
+ sk_mem_reclaim(sk);
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(sk_clear_memalloc);