genfio: Warn users if read occurs before write
[fio.git] / tools / genfio
index 644e918d48f523c22111ffbc618c4f70c9bc85af..123f6e42a6025fbff8f84483b0c5cb3a34524de5 100755 (executable)
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ OUTFILE=
 DISKS=
 RUNTIME=300
 ETA=0
-MODES="read,write,randread,randwrite"
+MODES="write,randwrite,read,randread"
 SHORT_HOSTNAME=
 CACHED_IO="FALSE"
 PREFIX=""
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ show_help() {
                                        Separated each blocksize with a comma
                                        Default is 4k
 -m mode1,[mode2,mode3, ...]     : Define the fio IO profile to use like read, write, randread, randwrite
-                                       Default is "read,write,randread,randwrite"
+                                       Default is "write,randwrite,read,randread"
 -x prefix                      : Add a prefix to the fio filename
                                        Useful to let a context associated with the file
                                        If the prefix features a / (slash), prefix will be considered as a directory
@@ -68,20 +68,20 @@ Example:
 $PROG -d sdb,sdc,sdd,sde -a -b 4k,128k,1m -r 100 -a -x dellr720-day2/
 
        Will generate an fio file that will run
-               - a sequential bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 4k with read,write,randread,randwrite tests
+               - a sequential bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 4k with write,randwrite,read,randread tests
                        ETA ~ 4 tests * 4 disks * 100 seconds
-               - a sequential bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 128k with read,write,randread,randwrite tests
+               - a sequential bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 128k with write,randwrite,read,randread tests
                        ETA ~ 4 tests * 4 disks * 100 seconds
-               - a sequential bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 1m with read,write,randread,randwrite tests
+               - a sequential bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 1m with write,randwrite,read,randread tests
                        ETA ~ 4 tests * 4 disks * 100 seconds
-               - a parallel bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 4k with read,write,randread,randwrite tests
+               - a parallel bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 4k with write,randwrite,read,randread tests
                        ETA ~ 4 tests * 100 seconds
-               - a parallel bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 128k with read,write,randread,randwrite tests
+               - a parallel bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 128k with write,randwrite,read,randread tests
                        ETA ~ 4 tests * 100 seconds
-               - a parallel bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 1m with read,write,randread,randwrite tests
+               - a parallel bench on /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd /dev/sde for block size = 1m with write,randwrite,read,randread tests
                        ETA ~ 4 tests * 100 seconds
 
-Generating dellr720-day2/localhost-4k,128k,1m-all-read,write,randread,randwrite-sdb,sdc,sdd,sde.fio
+Generating dellr720-day2/localhost-4k,128k,1m-all-write,randwrite,read,randread-sdb,sdc,sdd,sde.fio
 Estimated Time = 6000 seconds : 1 hour 40 minutes
 EOF
 }
@@ -260,9 +260,43 @@ fi
 
 }
 
+check_mode_order() {
+FOUND_WRITE="NO"
+CAUSE="You are reading data before writing them          "
+
+# If no write occurs, let's show a different message
+echo $MODES | grep -q "write"
+if [ "$?" -ne 0 ]; then
+       CAUSE="You are reading data while never wrote them before"
+fi
+
+for mode in $(echo $MODES | tr "," " "); do
+       echo $mode | grep -q write
+       if [ "$?" -eq 0 ]; then
+               FOUND_WRITE="YES"
+       fi
+       echo $mode | grep -q "read"
+       if [ "$?" -eq 0 ]; then
+               if [ "$FOUND_WRITE" = "NO" ]; then
+                       echo "###############################################################"
+                       echo "# Warning : $CAUSE#"
+                       echo "# On some storage devices, this could lead to invalid results #"
+                       echo "#                                                             #"
+                       echo "# Press Ctrl-C to adjust pattern order if you have doubts     #"
+                       echo "# Or Wait 5 seconds before the file will be created           #"
+                       echo "###############################################################"
+                       sleep 5
+                       # No need to try showing the message more than one time
+                       return
+               fi
+       fi
+done
+}
+
 
 ########## MAIN
 parse_cmdline $@
+check_mode_order
 gen_template
 
 echo "Generating $OUTFILE"
@@ -274,7 +308,7 @@ for BLK_SIZE in $(echo $BLOCK_SIZE | tr "," " "); do
 done
 ETA_H=$(($ETA / 3600))
 ETA_M=$((($ETA - ($ETA_H*3600)) / 60))
-if [ "$ETA_M" = "0" ]; then
+if [ "$ETA" = "0" ]; then
        echo "Cannot estimate ETA as RUNTIME=0"
 else
        echo "Estimated Time = $ETA seconds : $ETA_H hour $ETA_M minutes"