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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] dm-thin: Export proper discard_granularity



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On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 02:32:09PM +0200, Lukas Czerner wrote:
> Currently if the underlying device is discard capable and the
> discard_passdown is enabled, the discard_granularity will be inherited
> from that device.
> 
> This will pose a problem in the case that the device discard_granularity
> is smaller than thin volume chunk size, because in that case discard
> requests will not be chunk size aligned so it will be ignored by
> dm-thin.
> 
> Fix this by setting thin volume discard granularity to the bigger of the
> two max(device discard_granularity, thin volume chunk size). Strictly
> speaking it is not necessary to get the bigger of the two, because
> the thin volume chunk size will always be >= device discard_granularity.
> However I believe that the reason for this is only because dm-thin can
> not handle discard requests bigger than chunk size which is hopefully
> going to change soon. This way it is future proof.
> 
> RHBZ: 1106856
> 
> Reported-by: Zdenek Kabelac <zkabelac fedoraproject org>
> Signed-off-by: Lukas Czerner <lczerner redhat com>
> ---
>  drivers/md/dm-thin.c | 4 +++-
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/md/dm-thin.c b/drivers/md/dm-thin.c
> index 242ac2e..fdd7089 100644
> --- a/drivers/md/dm-thin.c
> +++ b/drivers/md/dm-thin.c
> @@ -3068,7 +3068,9 @@ static void set_discard_limits(struct pool_c *pt, struct queue_limits *limits)
>  	 */
>  	if (pt->adjusted_pf.discard_passdown) {
>  		data_limits = &bdev_get_queue(pt->data_dev->bdev)->limits;
> -		limits->discard_granularity = data_limits->discard_granularity;
> +		limits->discard_granularity =
> +				max(data_limits->discard_granularity,
> +				    pool->sectors_per_block << SECTOR_SHIFT);
>  	} else
>  		limits->discard_granularity = pool->sectors_per_block << SECTOR_SHIFT;
>  }
> -- 
> 1.8.3.1
> 
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