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include/linux/fs.h: disable preempt when acquire i_size_seqcount write lock

Two rt tasks bind to one CPU core.

The higher priority rt task A preempts a lower priority rt task B which
has already taken the write seq lock, and then the higher priority rt
task A try to acquire read seq lock, it's doomed to lockup.

rt task A with lower priority: call write
i_size_write                                        rt task B with higher priority: call sync, and preempt task A
  write_seqcount_begin(&inode->i_size_seqcount);    i_size_read
  inode->i_size = i_size;                             read_seqcount_begin <-- lockup here...

So disable preempt when acquiring every i_size_seqcount *write* lock will
cure the problem.

Signed-off-by: Fan Du <fan.du@windriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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Fan Du 9 years ago
committed by Linus Torvalds
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include/linux/fs.h

@ -675,9 +675,11 @@ static inline loff_t i_size_read(const struct inode *inode)
static inline void i_size_write(struct inode *inode, loff_t i_size)
{
#if BITS_PER_LONG==32 && defined(CONFIG_SMP)
preempt_disable();
write_seqcount_begin(&inode->i_size_seqcount);
inode->i_size = i_size;
write_seqcount_end(&inode->i_size_seqcount);
preempt_enable();
#elif BITS_PER_LONG==32 && defined(CONFIG_PREEMPT)
preempt_disable();
inode->i_size = i_size;

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