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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 01/29] qed: Use bottom half to resume waiting re

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 01/29] qed: Use bottom half to resume waiting requests
Date: Wed, 31 May 2017 13:16:53 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.8.0 (2017-02-23)

On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 10:21:42PM +0200, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> The qed driver serialises allocating write requests. When the active
> allocation is finished, the AIO callback is called, but after this, the
> next allocating request is immediately processed instead of leaving the
> coroutine. Resuming another allocation request in the same request
> coroutine means that the request now runs in the wrong coroutine.
> The following is one of the possible effects of this: The completed
> request will generally reenter its request coroutine in a bottom half,
> expecting that it completes the request in bdrv_driver_pwritev().
> However, if the second request actually yielded before leaving the
> coroutine, the reused request coroutine is in an entirely different
> place and is reentered prematurely. Not a good idea.
> Let's make sure that we exit the coroutine after completing the first
> request by resuming the next allocating request only with a bottom
> half.
> Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <address@hidden>
> ---
>  block/qed.c | 13 ++++++++++---
>  1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <address@hidden>

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