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authorTejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>2012-02-07 07:51:30 +0100
committerJens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>2012-02-07 07:51:30 +0100
commit11a3122f6cf2d988a77eb8883d0fc49cd013a6d5 (patch)
treeded8ea8a2982754ff0c58448a7ed2e59487104cb /include/linux/iocontext.h
parent822bfa51ce44f2c63c300fdb76dc99c4d5a5ca9f (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-11a3122f6cf2d988a77eb8883d0fc49cd013a6d5.tar.gz
block: strip out locking optimization in put_io_context()
put_io_context() performed a complex trylock dancing to avoid deferring ioc release to workqueue. It was also broken on UP because trylock was always assumed to succeed which resulted in unbalanced preemption count. While there are ways to fix the UP breakage, even the most pathological microbench (forced ioc allocation and tight fork/exit loop) fails to show any appreciable performance benefit of the optimization. Strip it out. If there turns out to be workloads which are affected by this change, simpler optimization from the discussion thread can be applied later. Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org> LKML-Reference: <1328514611.21268.66.camel@sli10-conroe> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux/iocontext.h')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/iocontext.h5
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/iocontext.h b/include/linux/iocontext.h
index 7e1371c4bccf..119773eebe31 100644
--- a/include/linux/iocontext.h
+++ b/include/linux/iocontext.h
@@ -133,7 +133,7 @@ static inline struct io_context *ioc_task_link(struct io_context *ioc)
struct task_struct;
#ifdef CONFIG_BLOCK
-void put_io_context(struct io_context *ioc, struct request_queue *locked_q);
+void put_io_context(struct io_context *ioc);
void exit_io_context(struct task_struct *task);
struct io_context *get_task_io_context(struct task_struct *task,
gfp_t gfp_flags, int node);
@@ -141,8 +141,7 @@ void ioc_ioprio_changed(struct io_context *ioc, int ioprio);
void ioc_cgroup_changed(struct io_context *ioc);
#else
struct io_context;
-static inline void put_io_context(struct io_context *ioc,
- struct request_queue *locked_q) { }
+static inline void put_io_context(struct io_context *ioc) { }
static inline void exit_io_context(struct task_struct *task) { }
#endif