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authorTejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>2010-09-03 11:56:16 +0200
committerJens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com>2010-09-10 12:35:36 +0200
commit4913efe456c987057e5d36a3f0a55422a9072cae (patch)
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parent6958f145459ca7ad9715024de97445addacb8510 (diff)
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block: deprecate barrier and replace blk_queue_ordered() with blk_queue_flush()
Barrier is deemed too heavy and will soon be replaced by FLUSH/FUA requests. Deprecate barrier. All REQ_HARDBARRIERs are failed with -EOPNOTSUPP and blk_queue_ordered() is replaced with simpler blk_queue_flush(). blk_queue_flush() takes combinations of REQ_FLUSH and FUA. If a device has write cache and can flush it, it should set REQ_FLUSH. If the device can handle FUA writes, it should also set REQ_FUA. All blk_queue_ordered() users are converted. * ORDERED_DRAIN is mapped to 0 which is the default value. * ORDERED_DRAIN_FLUSH is mapped to REQ_FLUSH. * ORDERED_DRAIN_FLUSH_FUA is mapped to REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA. Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org> Acked-by: Boaz Harrosh <bharrosh@panasas.com> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> Cc: Nick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk> Cc: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org> Cc: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp> Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Alasdair G Kergon <agk@redhat.com> Cc: Pierre Ossman <drzeus@drzeus.cx> Cc: Stefan Weinhuber <wein@de.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'block')
-rw-r--r--block/blk-barrier.c29
-rw-r--r--block/blk-core.c6
-rw-r--r--block/blk-settings.c20
3 files changed, 24 insertions, 31 deletions
diff --git a/block/blk-barrier.c b/block/blk-barrier.c
index c807e9ca3a6..ed0aba5463a 100644
--- a/block/blk-barrier.c
+++ b/block/blk-barrier.c
@@ -9,35 +9,6 @@
#include "blk.h"
-/**
- * blk_queue_ordered - does this queue support ordered writes
- * @q: the request queue
- * @ordered: one of QUEUE_ORDERED_*
- *
- * Description:
- * For journalled file systems, doing ordered writes on a commit
- * block instead of explicitly doing wait_on_buffer (which is bad
- * for performance) can be a big win. Block drivers supporting this
- * feature should call this function and indicate so.
- *
- **/
-int blk_queue_ordered(struct request_queue *q, unsigned ordered)
-{
- if (ordered != QUEUE_ORDERED_NONE &&
- ordered != QUEUE_ORDERED_DRAIN &&
- ordered != QUEUE_ORDERED_DRAIN_FLUSH &&
- ordered != QUEUE_ORDERED_DRAIN_FUA) {
- printk(KERN_ERR "blk_queue_ordered: bad value %d\n", ordered);
- return -EINVAL;
- }
-
- q->ordered = ordered;
- q->next_ordered = ordered;
-
- return 0;
-}
-EXPORT_SYMBOL(blk_queue_ordered);
-
/*
* Cache flushing for ordered writes handling
*/
diff --git a/block/blk-core.c b/block/blk-core.c
index ee1a1e7e63c..f06354183b2 100644
--- a/block/blk-core.c
+++ b/block/blk-core.c
@@ -1203,11 +1203,13 @@ static int __make_request(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio)
const unsigned int ff = bio->bi_rw & REQ_FAILFAST_MASK;
int rw_flags;
- if ((bio->bi_rw & REQ_HARDBARRIER) &&
- (q->next_ordered == QUEUE_ORDERED_NONE)) {
+ /* REQ_HARDBARRIER is no more */
+ if (WARN_ONCE(bio->bi_rw & REQ_HARDBARRIER,
+ "block: HARDBARRIER is deprecated, use FLUSH/FUA instead\n")) {
bio_endio(bio, -EOPNOTSUPP);
return 0;
}
+
/*
* low level driver can indicate that it wants pages above a
* certain limit bounced to low memory (ie for highmem, or even
diff --git a/block/blk-settings.c b/block/blk-settings.c
index a234f4bf1d6..9b18afcfe92 100644
--- a/block/blk-settings.c
+++ b/block/blk-settings.c
@@ -794,6 +794,26 @@ void blk_queue_update_dma_alignment(struct request_queue *q, int mask)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(blk_queue_update_dma_alignment);
+/**
+ * blk_queue_flush - configure queue's cache flush capability
+ * @q: the request queue for the device
+ * @flush: 0, REQ_FLUSH or REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA
+ *
+ * Tell block layer cache flush capability of @q. If it supports
+ * flushing, REQ_FLUSH should be set. If it supports bypassing
+ * write cache for individual writes, REQ_FUA should be set.
+ */
+void blk_queue_flush(struct request_queue *q, unsigned int flush)
+{
+ WARN_ON_ONCE(flush & ~(REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA));
+
+ if (WARN_ON_ONCE(!(flush & REQ_FLUSH) && (flush & REQ_FUA)))
+ flush &= ~REQ_FUA;
+
+ q->flush_flags = flush & (REQ_FLUSH | REQ_FUA);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(blk_queue_flush);
+
static int __init blk_settings_init(void)
{
blk_max_low_pfn = max_low_pfn - 1;