[7/8] writeback: periodically trim the writeback list
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Message ID 1435116242-27495-8-git-send-email-jbacik@fb.com
State New
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Josef Bacik June 24, 2015, 3:24 a.m. UTC
From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>

Inodes are removed lazily from the bdi writeback list, so in the
absence of sync(2) work inodes will build up on the bdi writback
list even though they are no longer under IO. Use the periodic
kupdate work check to remove inodes no longer under IO from the
writeback list.

Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Josef Bacik <jbacik@fb.com>
Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
Tested-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>
---
 fs/fs-writeback.c | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/fs/fs-writeback.c b/fs/fs-writeback.c
index 5c005ad..a2cd363 100644
--- a/fs/fs-writeback.c
+++ b/fs/fs-writeback.c
@@ -1060,6 +1060,23 @@  static long wb_check_background_flush(struct bdi_writeback *wb)
 	return 0;
 }
 
+/*
+ * clean out writeback list for all inodes that don't have IO in progress
+ */
+static void wb_trim_writeback_list(struct bdi_writeback *wb)
+{
+	struct inode *inode;
+	struct inode *tmp;
+
+	spin_lock(&wb->list_lock);
+	list_for_each_entry_safe(inode, tmp, &wb->b_writeback, i_wb_list) {
+		if (!mapping_tagged(inode->i_mapping, PAGECACHE_TAG_WRITEBACK))
+			list_del_init(&inode->i_wb_list);
+	}
+	spin_unlock(&wb->list_lock);
+
+}
+
 static long wb_check_old_data_flush(struct bdi_writeback *wb)
 {
 	unsigned long expired;
@@ -1076,6 +1093,8 @@  static long wb_check_old_data_flush(struct bdi_writeback *wb)
 	if (time_before(jiffies, expired))
 		return 0;
 
+	wb_trim_writeback_list(wb);
+
 	wb->last_old_flush = jiffies;
 	nr_pages = get_nr_dirty_pages();