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Re: [dm-devel] curious why waitevent sets event_nr field of event _thread struct every time



I applied something like that to pre9
Thanks.

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 12:56:07PM -0400, goggin, edward wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 00:31:11 +0200
> christophe varoqui <christophe varoqui free fr> wrote
> > Have you tried your suggested design ?
> > Is there a regression at first glance ?
> 
> I've tried it.  The code only blindly sets the event_nr from
> the kernel the first time through.  Otherwise, if the kernel's copy
> and the pthread's copy are different the code (1) logs a msg,
> (2) sets the pthread copy from the kernel copy, and (3) goes to a
> new label "out2" to fail the paths and invoke multipath.
> 
> I ran three to four times and saw log messages indicating that
> several events had the potential of being lost.  Overall, while
> this seems to be the right thing to do -- proving that events
> would actually be lost is a different thing all together.  I did
> not even attempt to do that.
> 
> I've included below a patch for multipathd/main.c based on version
> 0.4.4-pre7 of multipath-tools.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> *** multipath-tools-0.4.4-pre7/multipathd/main.c.orig	2005-04-05
> 04:46:30.000000000 -0400
> --- multipath-tools-0.4.4-pre7/multipathd/main.c	2005-04-05
> 04:51:03.000000000 -0400
> ***************
> *** 88,93 ****
> --- 88,94 ----
>   	int event_nr;
>   	char mapname[WWID_SIZE];
>   	struct paths *allpaths;
> + 	int firstTime;
>   };
>   
>   /*
> ***************
> *** 245,250 ****
> --- 246,252 ----
>   	char buff[1];
>   	char cmd[CMDSIZE];
>   	struct dm_task *dmt;
> + 	int event_nr;
>   
>   	mlockall(MCL_CURRENT | MCL_FUTURE);
>   	waiter = (struct event_thread *)et;
> ***************
> *** 256,262 ****
>   	}
>   	pthread_mutex_lock (waiter->waiter_lock);
>   
> ! 	waiter->event_nr = dm_geteventnr (waiter->mapname);
>   	log_safe(LOG_DEBUG, "waiter->event_nr = %i", waiter->event_nr);
>   
>   	if (!(dmt = dm_task_create(DM_DEVICE_WAITEVENT)))
> --- 258,274 ----
>   	}
>   	pthread_mutex_lock (waiter->waiter_lock);
>   
> ! 	event_nr = dm_geteventnr (waiter->mapname);
> ! 	if (waiter->firstTime) {
> ! 		waiter->event_nr = event_nr;
> ! 		waiter->firstTime = 0;
> ! 	}
> ! 	else if (waiter->event_nr != event_nr) {
> ! 		log_safe(LOG_NOTICE, "event_nr = %i, waiter->event_nr = %i:
> avoiding 0x%x lost events on map %s", event_nr, waiter->event_nr, event_nr -
> waiter->event_nr, waiter->mapname);
> ! 		waiter->event_nr = event_nr;
> ! 		goto out2;
> ! 	}
> ! 	//waiter->event_nr = dm_geteventnr (waiter->mapname);
>   	log_safe(LOG_DEBUG, "waiter->event_nr = %i", waiter->event_nr);
>   
>   	if (!(dmt = dm_task_create(DM_DEVICE_WAITEVENT)))
> ***************
> *** 274,280 ****
>   
>   out:
>   	dm_task_destroy(dmt);
> ! 
>   	log_safe(LOG_DEBUG, "%s", cmd);
>   	log_safe(LOG_NOTICE, "devmap event on %s", waiter->mapname);
>   	mark_failed_path(waiter->allpaths, waiter->mapname);
> --- 286,292 ----
>   
>   out:
>   	dm_task_destroy(dmt);
> ! out2:
>   	log_safe(LOG_DEBUG, "%s", cmd);
>   	log_safe(LOG_NOTICE, "devmap event on %s", waiter->mapname);
>   	mark_failed_path(waiter->allpaths, waiter->mapname);
> ***************
> *** 379,384 ****
> --- 391,397 ----
>   					MALLOC (sizeof (pthread_mutex_t));
>   				pthread_mutex_init (wp->waiter_lock, NULL);
>   				wp->allpaths = allpaths;
> + 				wp->firstTime = 1;
>   				vector_alloc_slot (waiters);
>   				vector_set_slot (waiters, wp);
>   			}


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