Commit 30996f40 authored by Jens Axboe's avatar Jens Axboe

cfq-iosched: fix issue with rq-rq merging and fifo list ordering

cfq uses rq->start_time as the fifo indicator, but that field may
get modified prior to cfq doing it's fifo list adjustment when
a request gets merged with another request. This can cause the
fifo list to become unordered.
Reported-by: default avatarCorrado Zoccolo <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJens Axboe <>
parent 374576a8
......@@ -827,8 +827,10 @@ cfq_merged_requests(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq,
* reposition in fifo if next is older than rq
if (!list_empty(&rq->queuelist) && !list_empty(&next->queuelist) &&
time_before(next->start_time, rq->start_time))
time_before(rq_fifo_time(next), rq_fifo_time(rq))) {
list_move(&rq->queuelist, &next->queuelist);
rq_set_fifo_time(rq, rq_fifo_time(next));
......@@ -1129,9 +1131,7 @@ static void cfq_dispatch_insert(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq)
static struct request *cfq_check_fifo(struct cfq_queue *cfqq)
struct cfq_data *cfqd = cfqq->cfqd;
struct request *rq;
int fifo;
struct request *rq = NULL;
if (cfq_cfqq_fifo_expire(cfqq))
return NULL;
......@@ -1141,13 +1141,11 @@ static struct request *cfq_check_fifo(struct cfq_queue *cfqq)
if (list_empty(&cfqq->fifo))
return NULL;
fifo = cfq_cfqq_sync(cfqq);
rq = rq_entry_fifo(cfqq->;
if (time_before(jiffies, rq->start_time + cfqd->cfq_fifo_expire[fifo]))
if (time_before(jiffies, rq_fifo_time(rq)))
rq = NULL;
cfq_log_cfqq(cfqd, cfqq, "fifo=%p", rq);
cfq_log_cfqq(cfqq->cfqd, cfqq, "fifo=%p", rq);
return rq;
......@@ -2130,6 +2128,7 @@ static void cfq_insert_request(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq)
rq_set_fifo_time(rq, jiffies + cfqd->cfq_fifo_expire[rq_is_sync(rq)]);
list_add_tail(&rq->queuelist, &cfqq->fifo);
cfq_rq_enqueued(cfqd, cfqq, rq);
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