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1 files changed, 21 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/mm/backing-dev.c b/mm/backing-dev.c
index d6edf8d..a87da52 100644
--- a/mm/backing-dev.c
+++ b/mm/backing-dev.c
@@ -359,6 +359,17 @@ static unsigned long bdi_longest_inactive(void)
return max(5UL * 60 * HZ, interval);
}
+/*
+ * Clear pending bit and wakeup anybody waiting for flusher thread creation or
+ * shutdown
+ */
+static void bdi_clear_pending(struct backing_dev_info *bdi)
+{
+ clear_bit(BDI_pending, &bdi->state);
+ smp_mb__after_clear_bit();
+ wake_up_bit(&bdi->state, BDI_pending);
+}
+
static int bdi_forker_thread(void *ptr)
{
struct bdi_writeback *me = ptr;
@@ -390,6 +401,13 @@ static int bdi_forker_thread(void *ptr)
}
spin_lock_bh(&bdi_lock);
+ /*
+ * In the following loop we are going to check whether we have
+ * some work to do without any synchronization with tasks
+ * waking us up to do work for them. So we have to set task
+ * state already here so that we don't miss wakeups coming
+ * after we verify some condition.
+ */
set_current_state(TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE);
list_for_each_entry(bdi, &bdi_list, bdi_list) {
@@ -469,11 +487,13 @@ static int bdi_forker_thread(void *ptr)
spin_unlock_bh(&bdi->wb_lock);
wake_up_process(task);
}
+ bdi_clear_pending(bdi);
break;
case KILL_THREAD:
__set_current_state(TASK_RUNNING);
kthread_stop(task);
+ bdi_clear_pending(bdi);
break;
case NO_ACTION:
@@ -489,16 +509,8 @@ static int bdi_forker_thread(void *ptr)
else
schedule_timeout(msecs_to_jiffies(dirty_writeback_interval * 10));
try_to_freeze();
- /* Back to the main loop */
- continue;
+ break;
}
-
- /*
- * Clear pending bit and wakeup anybody waiting to tear us down.
- */
- clear_bit(BDI_pending, &bdi->state);
- smp_mb__after_clear_bit();
- wake_up_bit(&bdi->state, BDI_pending);
}
return 0;

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