Commit 94a09a39 authored by Steven Whitehouse's avatar Steven Whitehouse

GFS2: Fix race in glock lru glock disposal

We must not leave items on the LRU list with GLF_LOCK set, since
they can be removed if the glock is brought back into use, which
may then potentially result in a hang, waiting for GLF_LOCK to

It doesn't happen very often, since it requires a glock that has
not been used for a long time to be brought back into use at the
same moment that the shrinker is part way through disposing of

The fix is to set GLF_LOCK at a later time, when we already know
that the other locks can be obtained. Also, we now only release
the lru_lock in case a resched is needed, rather than on every
Signed-off-by: default avatarSteven Whitehouse <>
parent 79272b35
...@@ -1406,12 +1406,16 @@ __acquires(&lru_lock) ...@@ -1406,12 +1406,16 @@ __acquires(&lru_lock)
gl = list_entry(list->next, struct gfs2_glock, gl_lru); gl = list_entry(list->next, struct gfs2_glock, gl_lru);
list_del_init(&gl->gl_lru); list_del_init(&gl->gl_lru);
if (!spin_trylock(&gl->gl_spin)) { if (!spin_trylock(&gl->gl_spin)) {
list_add(&gl->gl_lru, &lru_list); list_add(&gl->gl_lru, &lru_list);
atomic_inc(&lru_count); atomic_inc(&lru_count);
continue; continue;
} }
if (test_and_set_bit(GLF_LOCK, &gl->gl_flags)) {
goto add_back_to_lru;
clear_bit(GLF_LRU, &gl->gl_flags); clear_bit(GLF_LRU, &gl->gl_flags);
gl->gl_lockref.count++; gl->gl_lockref.count++;
if (demote_ok(gl)) if (demote_ok(gl))
handle_callback(gl, LM_ST_UNLOCKED, 0, false); handle_callback(gl, LM_ST_UNLOCKED, 0, false);
...@@ -1419,7 +1423,7 @@ __acquires(&lru_lock) ...@@ -1419,7 +1423,7 @@ __acquires(&lru_lock)
if (queue_delayed_work(glock_workqueue, &gl->gl_work, 0) == 0) if (queue_delayed_work(glock_workqueue, &gl->gl_work, 0) == 0)
gl->gl_lockref.count--; gl->gl_lockref.count--;
spin_unlock(&gl->gl_spin); spin_unlock(&gl->gl_spin);
spin_lock(&lru_lock); cond_resched_lock(&lru_lock);
} }
} }
...@@ -1444,7 +1448,7 @@ static long gfs2_scan_glock_lru(int nr) ...@@ -1444,7 +1448,7 @@ static long gfs2_scan_glock_lru(int nr)
gl = list_entry(, struct gfs2_glock, gl_lru); gl = list_entry(, struct gfs2_glock, gl_lru);
/* Test for being demotable */ /* Test for being demotable */
if (!test_and_set_bit(GLF_LOCK, &gl->gl_flags)) { if (!test_bit(GLF_LOCK, &gl->gl_flags)) {
list_move(&gl->gl_lru, &dispose); list_move(&gl->gl_lru, &dispose);
atomic_dec(&lru_count); atomic_dec(&lru_count);
freed++; freed++;
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