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[Cluster-devel] [GFS2] Fix delayed demote race



Hi,

There is a race in the delayed demote code where it does the wrong thing
if a demotion to UN has occurred for other reasons before the delay has
expired. This patch adds an assert to catch that condition as well as
fixing the root cause by adding an additional check for the UN state.

Signed-off-by: Steven Whitehouse <swhiteho redhat com>
Cc: Bob Peterson <rpeterso redhat com>


diff -pur a/fs/gfs2/glock.c b/fs/gfs2/glock.c
--- a/fs/gfs2/glock.c	2008-07-03 14:11:47.000000000 -0500
+++ b/fs/gfs2/glock.c	2008-07-03 16:55:25.000000000 -0500
@@ -615,6 +615,7 @@ static void run_queue(struct gfs2_glock 
 		if (nonblock)
 			goto out_sched;
 		set_bit(GLF_DEMOTE_IN_PROGRESS, &gl->gl_flags);
+		GLOCK_BUG_ON(gl, gl->gl_demote_state == LM_ST_EXCLUSIVE);
 		gl->gl_target = gl->gl_demote_state;
 	} else {
 		if (test_bit(GLF_DEMOTE, &gl->gl_flags))
@@ -645,7 +646,9 @@ static void glock_work_func(void *data)
 	if (test_and_clear_bit(GLF_REPLY_PENDING, &gl->gl_flags))
 		finish_xmote(gl, gl->gl_reply);
 	spin_lock(&gl->gl_spin);
-	if (test_and_clear_bit(GLF_PENDING_DEMOTE, &gl->gl_flags)) {
+	if (test_and_clear_bit(GLF_PENDING_DEMOTE, &gl->gl_flags) &&
+	    gl->gl_state != LM_ST_UNLOCKED &&
+	    gl->gl_demote_state != LM_ST_EXCLUSIVE) {
 		unsigned long holdtime, now = jiffies;
 		holdtime = gl->gl_tchange + gl->gl_ops->go_min_hold_time;
 		if (time_before(now, holdtime))



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