path: root/include/linux/fs.h
diff options
authorDave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>2013-08-28 10:17:55 +1000
committerAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2013-09-10 18:56:30 -0400
commit19156840e33a23eeb1a749c0f991dab6588b077d (patch)
tree460675d21b0d6a5de3c179b951d18fec24e77cc8 /include/linux/fs.h
parent62d36c77035219ac776d1882ed3a662f2b75f258 (diff)
dentry: move to per-sb LRU locks
With the dentry LRUs being per-sb structures, there is no real need for a global dentry_lru_lock. The locking can be made more fine-grained by moving to a per-sb LRU lock, isolating the LRU operations of different filesytsems completely from each other. The need for this is independent of any performance consideration that may arise: in the interest of abstracting the lru operations away, it is mandatory that each lru works around its own lock instead of a global lock for all of them. [glommer@openvz.org: updated changelog ] Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Glauber Costa <glommer@openvz.org> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Acked-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de> Cc: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu> Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com> Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: Artem Bityutskiy <artem.bityutskiy@linux.intel.com> Cc: Arve Hjønnevåg <arve@android.com> Cc: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@redhat.com> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Cc: Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com> Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Gleb Natapov <gleb@redhat.com> Cc: Greg Thelen <gthelen@google.com> Cc: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com> Cc: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> Cc: Jerome Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com> Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Cc: Kent Overstreet <koverstreet@google.com> Cc: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com> Cc: Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com> Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de> Cc: Steven Whitehouse <swhiteho@redhat.com> Cc: Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom@vmware.com> Cc: Trond Myklebust <Trond.Myklebust@netapp.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux/fs.h')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
index 3b3edac75df2..14a90f6886fa 100644
--- a/include/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/fs.h
@@ -1269,7 +1269,9 @@ struct super_block {
struct list_head s_files;
struct list_head s_mounts; /* list of mounts; _not_ for fs use */
- /* s_dentry_lru, s_nr_dentry_unused protected by dcache.c lru locks */
+ /* s_dentry_lru_lock protects s_dentry_lru and s_nr_dentry_unused */
+ spinlock_t s_dentry_lru_lock ____cacheline_aligned_in_smp;
struct list_head s_dentry_lru; /* unused dentry lru */
long s_nr_dentry_unused; /* # of dentry on lru */