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[dm-devel] RE: [PATCH 2/4] scsi_dh: rdac handler: Make rdac hardware handler async



Thanks Babu,

It matches with what I was seeing too.

On Thu, 2009-10-01 at 18:03 -0600, Moger, Babu wrote:
> Hi Chandra,
> I have tested these patches on 2.6.31 kernel with LSI storage.
> My configuration had 234 Luns with two paths to each lun(one active, one  passive) and luns were evenly distributed. 
> Here are the results.
> 
> Results with the patches
> Failover takes about 1 minute to complete 117 mode selects. Failovers are completed in two sets(1 mode select first and then 116 mode selects together).
> Failback takes about 2 and Half minutes.. 
> 
> 
> Results without the patches on same configuration
> failover takes about 12 minutes to complete 117 mode selects. 
> Failback takes about 15 minutes.
> 
> Thanks
> Babu Moger 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-scsi-owner vger kernel org [mailto:linux-scsi-
> > owner vger kernel org] On Behalf Of Chandra Seetharaman
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 9:08 PM
> > To: linux-scsi vger kernel org
> > Cc: dm-devel redhat com; Moger, Babu; michaelc cs wisc edu;
> > Benoit_Arthur emc com; Eddie Williams steeleye com;
> > berthiaume_wayne emc com; Chandra Seetharaman
> > Subject: [PATCH 2/4] scsi_dh: rdac handler: Make rdac hardware handler
> > async
> > 
> > Batch up MODE_SELECT in rdac device handler.
> > 
> > LSI RDAC storage has the capability of handling mode selects for
> > multiple luns in a same command. Make use of that ability to send
> > as few MODE SELECTs as possible to the storage controller as possible.
> > 
> > This patch creates a work queue and queues up activate requests
> > when a MODE SELECT is sent down the wire. When that MODE SELECT
> > completes, it compiles queued up activate requests for multiple
> > luns into a single MODE SELECT.
> > 
> > This reduces the time to do failover/failback of large number of LUNS.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Babu Moger <babu moger lsi com>
> > Signed-off-by: Chandra Seetharaman <sekharan us ibm com>
> > 
> > ---
> >  drivers/scsi/device_handler/scsi_dh_rdac.c |  117
> > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
> >  1 file changed, 104 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
> > 
> > Index: linux-2.6.31/drivers/scsi/device_handler/scsi_dh_rdac.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-2.6.31.orig/drivers/scsi/device_handler/scsi_dh_rdac.c
> > +++ linux-2.6.31/drivers/scsi/device_handler/scsi_dh_rdac.c
> > @@ -22,6 +22,7 @@
> >  #include <scsi/scsi.h>
> >  #include <scsi/scsi_eh.h>
> >  #include <scsi/scsi_dh.h>
> > +#include <linux/workqueue.h>
> > 
> >  #define RDAC_NAME "rdac"
> >  #define RDAC_RETRY_COUNT 5
> > @@ -135,6 +136,11 @@ struct rdac_controller {
> >  		struct rdac_pg_legacy legacy;
> >  		struct rdac_pg_expanded expanded;
> >  	} mode_select;
> > +	spinlock_t		ms_lock;
> > +	int			ms_queued;
> > +	struct work_struct	ms_work;
> > +	struct scsi_device	*ms_sdev;
> > +	struct list_head	ms_head;
> >  };
> >  struct c8_inquiry {
> >  	u8	peripheral_info;
> > @@ -195,8 +201,17 @@ static const char *lun_state[] =
> >  	"owned (AVT mode)",
> >  };
> > 
> > +struct rdac_queue_data {
> > +	struct list_head	entry;
> > +	struct rdac_dh_data	*h;
> > +	activate_complete	callback_fn;
> > +	void			*callback_data;
> > +};
> > +
> >  static LIST_HEAD(ctlr_list);
> >  static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(list_lock);
> > +static struct workqueue_struct *kmpath_rdacd;
> > +static void send_mode_select(struct work_struct *work);
> > 
> >  static inline struct rdac_dh_data *get_rdac_data(struct scsi_device
> > *sdev)
> >  {
> > @@ -253,7 +268,6 @@ static struct request *rdac_failover_get
> >  		rdac_pg->subpage_code = 0x1;
> >  		rdac_pg->page_len[0] = 0x01;
> >  		rdac_pg->page_len[1] = 0x28;
> > -		rdac_pg->lun_table[h->lun] = 0x81;
> >  	} else {
> >  		struct rdac_pg_legacy *rdac_pg;
> > 
> > @@ -263,7 +277,6 @@ static struct request *rdac_failover_get
> >  		common = &rdac_pg->common;
> >  		rdac_pg->page_code = RDAC_PAGE_CODE_REDUNDANT_CONTROLLER;
> >  		rdac_pg->page_len = 0x68;
> > -		rdac_pg->lun_table[h->lun] = 0x81;
> >  	}
> >  	common->rdac_mode[1] = RDAC_MODE_TRANSFER_SPECIFIED_LUNS;
> >  	common->quiescence_timeout = RDAC_QUIESCENCE_TIME;
> > @@ -297,6 +310,7 @@ static void release_controller(struct kr
> >  	struct rdac_controller *ctlr;
> >  	ctlr = container_of(kref, struct rdac_controller, kref);
> > 
> > +	flush_workqueue(kmpath_rdacd);
> >  	spin_lock(&list_lock);
> >  	list_del(&ctlr->node);
> >  	spin_unlock(&list_lock);
> > @@ -326,6 +340,11 @@ static struct rdac_controller *get_contr
> >  	memcpy(ctlr->slot_id, slot_id, SLOT_ID_LEN);
> >  	kref_init(&ctlr->kref);
> >  	ctlr->use_ms10 = -1;
> > +	ctlr->ms_queued = 0;
> > +	ctlr->ms_sdev = NULL;
> > +	spin_lock_init(&ctlr->ms_lock);
> > +	INIT_WORK(&ctlr->ms_work, send_mode_select);
> > +	INIT_LIST_HEAD(&ctlr->ms_head);
> >  	list_add(&ctlr->node, &ctlr_list);
> >  done:
> >  	spin_unlock(&list_lock);
> > @@ -445,8 +464,7 @@ static int set_mode_select(struct scsi_d
> >  	return err;
> >  }
> > 
> > -static int mode_select_handle_sense(struct scsi_device *sdev,
> > -				    unsigned char *sensebuf)
> > +static int mode_select_handle_sense(unsigned char *sensebuf)
> >  {
> >  	struct scsi_sense_hdr sense_hdr;
> >  	int err = SCSI_DH_IO, ret;
> > @@ -478,7 +496,7 @@ static int mode_select_handle_sense(stru
> >  			err = SCSI_DH_RETRY;
> >  		break;
> >  	default:
> > -		sdev_printk(KERN_INFO, sdev,
> > +		printk(KERN_INFO
> >  			    "MODE_SELECT failed with sense
> > %02x/%02x/%02x.\n",
> >  			    sense_hdr.sense_key, sense_hdr.asc,
> > sense_hdr.ascq);
> >  	}
> > @@ -487,11 +505,29 @@ done:
> >  	return err;
> >  }
> > 
> > -static int send_mode_select(struct scsi_device *sdev, struct
> > rdac_dh_data *h)
> > +static void send_mode_select(struct work_struct *work)
> >  {
> > +	struct rdac_controller *ctlr =
> > +		container_of(work, struct rdac_controller, ms_work);
> >  	struct request *rq;
> > +	struct scsi_device *sdev = ctlr->ms_sdev;
> > +	struct rdac_dh_data *h = get_rdac_data(sdev);
> >  	struct request_queue *q = sdev->request_queue;
> >  	int err, retry_cnt = RDAC_RETRY_COUNT;
> > +	struct rdac_queue_data *tmp, *qdata;
> > +	LIST_HEAD(list);
> > +	u8 *lun_table;
> > +
> > +	spin_lock(&ctlr->ms_lock);
> > +	list_splice_init(&ctlr->ms_head, &list);
> > +	ctlr->ms_queued = 0;
> > +	ctlr->ms_sdev = NULL;
> > +	spin_unlock(&ctlr->ms_lock);
> > +
> > +	if (ctlr->use_ms10)
> > +		lun_table = ctlr->mode_select.expanded.lun_table;
> > +	else
> > +		lun_table = ctlr->mode_select.legacy.lun_table;
> > 
> >  retry:
> >  	err = SCSI_DH_RES_TEMP_UNAVAIL;
> > @@ -499,13 +535,17 @@ retry:
> >  	if (!rq)
> >  		goto done;
> > 
> > -	sdev_printk(KERN_INFO, sdev, "%s MODE_SELECT command.\n",
> > + 	list_for_each_entry(qdata, &list, entry) {
> > +		lun_table[qdata->h->lun] = 0x81;
> > +	}
> > +
> > +	printk(KERN_INFO "%s MODE_SELECT command.\n",
> >  		(retry_cnt == RDAC_RETRY_COUNT) ? "queueing" : "retrying");
> > 
> >  	err = blk_execute_rq(q, NULL, rq, 1);
> >  	blk_put_request(rq);
> >  	if (err != SCSI_DH_OK) {
> > -		err = mode_select_handle_sense(sdev, h->sense);
> > +		err = mode_select_handle_sense(h->sense);
> >  		if (err == SCSI_DH_RETRY && retry_cnt--)
> >  			goto retry;
> >  	}
> > @@ -513,10 +553,45 @@ retry:
> >  		h->state = RDAC_STATE_ACTIVE;
> > 
> >  done:
> > -	return err;
> > +	list_for_each_entry_safe(qdata, tmp, &list, entry) {
> > +		list_del(&qdata->entry);
> > +		if (err == SCSI_DH_OK)
> > +			qdata->h->state = RDAC_STATE_ACTIVE;
> > +		if (qdata->callback_fn)
> > +			qdata->callback_fn(qdata->callback_data, err);
> > +		kfree(qdata);
> > +	}
> > +	return;
> >  }
> > 
> > -static int rdac_activate(struct scsi_device *sdev, activate_complete
> > fn, void *data)
> > +static int queue_mode_select(struct scsi_device *sdev,
> > +				activate_complete fn, void *data)
> > +{
> > +	struct rdac_queue_data *qdata;
> > +	struct rdac_controller *ctlr;
> > +
> > +	qdata = kzalloc(sizeof(*qdata), GFP_KERNEL);
> > +	if (!qdata)
> > +		return SCSI_DH_RETRY;
> > +
> > + 	qdata->h = get_rdac_data(sdev);
> > +	qdata->callback_fn = fn;
> > +	qdata->callback_data = data;
> > +
> > +	ctlr = qdata->h->ctlr;
> > +	spin_lock(&ctlr->ms_lock);
> > +	list_add_tail(&qdata->entry, &ctlr->ms_head);
> > +	if (!ctlr->ms_queued) {
> > +		ctlr->ms_queued = 1;
> > +		ctlr->ms_sdev = sdev;
> > +		queue_work(kmpath_rdacd, &ctlr->ms_work);
> > +	}
> > +	spin_unlock(&ctlr->ms_lock);
> > +	return SCSI_DH_OK;
> > +}
> > +
> > +static int rdac_activate(struct scsi_device *sdev,
> > +				activate_complete fn, void *data)
> >  {
> >  	struct rdac_dh_data *h = get_rdac_data(sdev);
> >  	int err = SCSI_DH_OK;
> > @@ -536,8 +611,11 @@ static int rdac_activate(struct scsi_dev
> >  		if (err != SCSI_DH_OK)
> >  			goto done;
> >  	}
> > -	if (h->lun_state == RDAC_LUN_UNOWNED)
> > -		err = send_mode_select(sdev, h);
> > +	if (h->lun_state == RDAC_LUN_UNOWNED) {
> > +		err = queue_mode_select(sdev, fn, data);
> > +		if (err == SCSI_DH_OK)
> > +			return 0;
> > +	}
> >  done:
> >  	if (fn)
> >  		fn(data, err);
> > @@ -726,13 +804,26 @@ static int __init rdac_init(void)
> >  	int r;
> > 
> >  	r = scsi_register_device_handler(&rdac_dh);
> > -	if (r != 0)
> > +	if (r != 0) {
> >  		printk(KERN_ERR "Failed to register scsi device handler.");
> > +		goto done;
> > +	}
> > +
> > +	/*
> > +	 * Create workqueue to handle mode selects for rdac
> > +	 */
> > +	kmpath_rdacd = create_singlethread_workqueue("kmpath_rdacd");
> > +	if (!kmpath_rdacd) {
> > +		scsi_unregister_device_handler(&rdac_dh);
> > +		printk(KERN_ERR "kmpath_rdacd creation failed.\n");
> > +	}
> > +done:
> >  	return r;
> >  }
> > 
> >  static void __exit rdac_exit(void)
> >  {
> > +	destroy_workqueue(kmpath_rdacd);
> >  	scsi_unregister_device_handler(&rdac_dh);
> >  }
> > 
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