[2/2] xfs: back off from kmem_zalloc_greedy if the task is killed
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Message ID 20170302154541.16155-2-mhocko@kernel.org
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Michal Hocko March 2, 2017, 3:45 p.m. UTC
From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>

It doesn't really make much sense to retry vmalloc request if the
current task is killed. We should rather bail out as soon as possible
and let it RIP as soon as possible. The current implementation of
vmalloc will fail anyway.

Suggested-by: Brian Foster <bfoster@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
---
 fs/xfs/kmem.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Comments

Christoph Hellwig March 2, 2017, 3:49 p.m. UTC | #1
Looks fine,

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
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Brian Foster March 2, 2017, 3:59 p.m. UTC | #2
On Thu, Mar 02, 2017 at 04:45:41PM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> 
> It doesn't really make much sense to retry vmalloc request if the
> current task is killed. We should rather bail out as soon as possible
> and let it RIP as soon as possible. The current implementation of
> vmalloc will fail anyway.
> 
> Suggested-by: Brian Foster <bfoster@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> ---

Reviewed-by: Brian Foster <bfoster@redhat.com>

>  fs/xfs/kmem.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/xfs/kmem.c b/fs/xfs/kmem.c
> index ee95f5c6db45..01c52567a4ff 100644
> --- a/fs/xfs/kmem.c
> +++ b/fs/xfs/kmem.c
> @@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ kmem_zalloc_greedy(size_t *size, size_t minsize, size_t maxsize)
>  	size_t		kmsize = maxsize;
>  
>  	while (!(ptr = vzalloc(kmsize))) {
> -		if (kmsize == minsize)
> +		if (kmsize == minsize || fatal_signal_pending(current))
>  			break;
>  		if ((kmsize >>= 1) <= minsize)
>  			kmsize = minsize;
> -- 
> 2.11.0
> 
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diff --git a/fs/xfs/kmem.c b/fs/xfs/kmem.c
index ee95f5c6db45..01c52567a4ff 100644
--- a/fs/xfs/kmem.c
+++ b/fs/xfs/kmem.c
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@  kmem_zalloc_greedy(size_t *size, size_t minsize, size_t maxsize)
 	size_t		kmsize = maxsize;
 
 	while (!(ptr = vzalloc(kmsize))) {
-		if (kmsize == minsize)
+		if (kmsize == minsize || fatal_signal_pending(current))
 			break;
 		if ((kmsize >>= 1) <= minsize)
 			kmsize = minsize;