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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-05-15 08:05:37 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-05-15 08:05:37 -0700
commitc6538499814d8112c5d4d08570a7cf0758e5f8f5 (patch)
tree3c3574d8aea838d91372765847577772092f09bc
parent662f11cf2aaedd3d5fe6afbec78ba3288fd0c4ca (diff)
parentcd17cbfda004fe5f406c01b318c6378d9895896f (diff)
Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.dk/linux-2.6-block
* 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.dk/linux-2.6-block: Revert "mm: add /proc controls for pdflush threads" viocd: needs to depend on BLOCK block: fix the bio_vec array index out-of-bounds test
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt28
-rw-r--r--arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig1
-rw-r--r--block/blk-core.c4
-rw-r--r--include/linux/writeback.h2
-rw-r--r--kernel/sysctl.c23
-rw-r--r--mm/pdflush.c31
6 files changed, 15 insertions, 74 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
index b716d33912d8..c302ddf629a0 100644
--- a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
@@ -39,8 +39,6 @@ Currently, these files are in /proc/sys/vm:
- nr_hugepages
- nr_overcommit_hugepages
- nr_pdflush_threads
-- nr_pdflush_threads_min
-- nr_pdflush_threads_max
- nr_trim_pages (only if CONFIG_MMU=n)
- numa_zonelist_order
- oom_dump_tasks
@@ -469,32 +467,6 @@ The default value is 0.
==============================================================
-nr_pdflush_threads_min
-
-This value controls the minimum number of pdflush threads.
-
-At boot time, the kernel will create and maintain 'nr_pdflush_threads_min'
-threads for the kernel's lifetime.
-
-The default value is 2. The minimum value you can specify is 1, and
-the maximum value is the current setting of 'nr_pdflush_threads_max'.
-
-See 'nr_pdflush_threads_max' below for more information.
-
-==============================================================
-
-nr_pdflush_threads_max
-
-This value controls the maximum number of pdflush threads that can be
-created. The pdflush algorithm will create a new pdflush thread (up to
-this maximum) if no pdflush threads have been available for >= 1 second.
-
-The default value is 8. The minimum value you can specify is the
-current value of 'nr_pdflush_threads_min' and the
-maximum is 1000.
-
-==============================================================
-
overcommit_memory:
This value contains a flag that enables memory overcommitment.
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig
index 647e87787437..47a20cfb4486 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/iseries/Kconfig
@@ -17,6 +17,7 @@ config VIODASD
config VIOCD
tristate "iSeries Virtual I/O CD support"
+ depends on BLOCK
select VIOPATH
help
If you are running Linux on an IBM iSeries system and you want to
diff --git a/block/blk-core.c b/block/blk-core.c
index 2998fe3a2377..c89883be8737 100644
--- a/block/blk-core.c
+++ b/block/blk-core.c
@@ -1768,10 +1768,10 @@ static int __end_that_request_first(struct request *req, int error,
} else {
int idx = bio->bi_idx + next_idx;
- if (unlikely(bio->bi_idx >= bio->bi_vcnt)) {
+ if (unlikely(idx >= bio->bi_vcnt)) {
blk_dump_rq_flags(req, "__end_that");
printk(KERN_ERR "%s: bio idx %d >= vcnt %d\n",
- __func__, bio->bi_idx, bio->bi_vcnt);
+ __func__, idx, bio->bi_vcnt);
break;
}
diff --git a/include/linux/writeback.h b/include/linux/writeback.h
index 9c1ed1fb6ddb..93445477f86a 100644
--- a/include/linux/writeback.h
+++ b/include/linux/writeback.h
@@ -168,8 +168,6 @@ void writeback_set_ratelimit(void);
/* pdflush.c */
extern int nr_pdflush_threads; /* Global so it can be exported to sysctl
read-only. */
-extern int nr_pdflush_threads_max; /* Global so it can be exported to sysctl */
-extern int nr_pdflush_threads_min; /* Global so it can be exported to sysctl */
#endif /* WRITEBACK_H */
diff --git a/kernel/sysctl.c b/kernel/sysctl.c
index ea78fa101ad6..b2970d56fb76 100644
--- a/kernel/sysctl.c
+++ b/kernel/sysctl.c
@@ -101,7 +101,6 @@ static int __maybe_unused one = 1;
static int __maybe_unused two = 2;
static unsigned long one_ul = 1;
static int one_hundred = 100;
-static int one_thousand = 1000;
/* this is needed for the proc_doulongvec_minmax of vm_dirty_bytes */
static unsigned long dirty_bytes_min = 2 * PAGE_SIZE;
@@ -1034,28 +1033,6 @@ static struct ctl_table vm_table[] = {
.proc_handler = &proc_dointvec,
},
{
- .ctl_name = CTL_UNNUMBERED,
- .procname = "nr_pdflush_threads_min",
- .data = &nr_pdflush_threads_min,
- .maxlen = sizeof nr_pdflush_threads_min,
- .mode = 0644 /* read-write */,
- .proc_handler = &proc_dointvec_minmax,
- .strategy = &sysctl_intvec,
- .extra1 = &one,
- .extra2 = &nr_pdflush_threads_max,
- },
- {
- .ctl_name = CTL_UNNUMBERED,
- .procname = "nr_pdflush_threads_max",
- .data = &nr_pdflush_threads_max,
- .maxlen = sizeof nr_pdflush_threads_max,
- .mode = 0644 /* read-write */,
- .proc_handler = &proc_dointvec_minmax,
- .strategy = &sysctl_intvec,
- .extra1 = &nr_pdflush_threads_min,
- .extra2 = &one_thousand,
- },
- {
.ctl_name = VM_SWAPPINESS,
.procname = "swappiness",
.data = &vm_swappiness,
diff --git a/mm/pdflush.c b/mm/pdflush.c
index f2caf96993f8..235ac440c44e 100644
--- a/mm/pdflush.c
+++ b/mm/pdflush.c
@@ -58,14 +58,6 @@ static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(pdflush_lock);
int nr_pdflush_threads = 0;
/*
- * The max/min number of pdflush threads. R/W by sysctl at
- * /proc/sys/vm/nr_pdflush_threads_max/min
- */
-int nr_pdflush_threads_max __read_mostly = MAX_PDFLUSH_THREADS;
-int nr_pdflush_threads_min __read_mostly = MIN_PDFLUSH_THREADS;
-
-
-/*
* The time at which the pdflush thread pool last went empty
*/
static unsigned long last_empty_jifs;
@@ -76,7 +68,7 @@ static unsigned long last_empty_jifs;
* Thread pool management algorithm:
*
* - The minimum and maximum number of pdflush instances are bound
- * by nr_pdflush_threads_min and nr_pdflush_threads_max.
+ * by MIN_PDFLUSH_THREADS and MAX_PDFLUSH_THREADS.
*
* - If there have been no idle pdflush instances for 1 second, create
* a new one.
@@ -142,13 +134,14 @@ static int __pdflush(struct pdflush_work *my_work)
* To throttle creation, we reset last_empty_jifs.
*/
if (time_after(jiffies, last_empty_jifs + 1 * HZ)) {
- if (list_empty(&pdflush_list) &&
- nr_pdflush_threads < nr_pdflush_threads_max) {
- last_empty_jifs = jiffies;
- nr_pdflush_threads++;
- spin_unlock_irq(&pdflush_lock);
- start_one_pdflush_thread();
- spin_lock_irq(&pdflush_lock);
+ if (list_empty(&pdflush_list)) {
+ if (nr_pdflush_threads < MAX_PDFLUSH_THREADS) {
+ last_empty_jifs = jiffies;
+ nr_pdflush_threads++;
+ spin_unlock_irq(&pdflush_lock);
+ start_one_pdflush_thread();
+ spin_lock_irq(&pdflush_lock);
+ }
}
}
@@ -160,7 +153,7 @@ static int __pdflush(struct pdflush_work *my_work)
*/
if (list_empty(&pdflush_list))
continue;
- if (nr_pdflush_threads <= nr_pdflush_threads_min)
+ if (nr_pdflush_threads <= MIN_PDFLUSH_THREADS)
continue;
pdf = list_entry(pdflush_list.prev, struct pdflush_work, list);
if (time_after(jiffies, pdf->when_i_went_to_sleep + 1 * HZ)) {
@@ -266,9 +259,9 @@ static int __init pdflush_init(void)
* Pre-set nr_pdflush_threads... If we fail to create,
* the count will be decremented.
*/
- nr_pdflush_threads = nr_pdflush_threads_min;
+ nr_pdflush_threads = MIN_PDFLUSH_THREADS;
- for (i = 0; i < nr_pdflush_threads_min; i++)
+ for (i = 0; i < MIN_PDFLUSH_THREADS; i++)
start_one_pdflush_thread();
return 0;
}