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From: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@soleen.com>,
	David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>,
	Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>,
	Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>, Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 6/7] mm, page_alloc: move draining pcplists to page isolation users
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 10:28:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20201111092812.11329-7-vbabka@suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201111092812.11329-1-vbabka@suse.cz>

Currently, pcplists are drained during set_migratetype_isolate() which means
once per pageblock processed start_isolate_page_range(). This is somewhat
wasteful. Moreover, the callers might need different guarantees, and the
draining is currently prone to races and does not guarantee that no page
from isolated pageblock will end up on the pcplist after the drain.

Better guarantees are added by later patches and require explicit actions
by page isolation users that need them. Thus it makes sense to move the
current imperfect draining to the callers also as a preparation step.

Suggested-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
Suggested-by: Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@soleen.com>
Signed-off-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
Reviewed-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>
Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
---
 mm/memory_hotplug.c | 11 ++++++-----
 mm/page_alloc.c     |  2 ++
 mm/page_isolation.c | 10 +++++-----
 3 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/memory_hotplug.c b/mm/memory_hotplug.c
index 41c62295292b..3c494ab0d075 100644
--- a/mm/memory_hotplug.c
+++ b/mm/memory_hotplug.c
@@ -1500,6 +1500,8 @@ int __ref offline_pages(unsigned long start_pfn, unsigned long nr_pages)
 		goto failed_removal;
 	}
 
+	drain_all_pages(zone);
+
 	arg.start_pfn = start_pfn;
 	arg.nr_pages = nr_pages;
 	node_states_check_changes_offline(nr_pages, zone, &arg);
@@ -1550,11 +1552,10 @@ int __ref offline_pages(unsigned long start_pfn, unsigned long nr_pages)
 		}
 
 		/*
-		 * per-cpu pages are drained in start_isolate_page_range, but if
-		 * there are still pages that are not free, make sure that we
-		 * drain again, because when we isolated range we might
-		 * have raced with another thread that was adding pages to pcp
-		 * list.
+		 * per-cpu pages are drained after start_isolate_page_range, but
+		 * if there are still pages that are not free, make sure that we
+		 * drain again, because when we isolated range we might have
+		 * raced with another thread that was adding pages to pcp list.
 		 *
 		 * Forward progress should be still guaranteed because
 		 * pages on the pcp list can only belong to MOVABLE_ZONE
diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
index 25bc9bb77696..2ec3e1e27169 100644
--- a/mm/page_alloc.c
+++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
@@ -8539,6 +8539,8 @@ int alloc_contig_range(unsigned long start, unsigned long end,
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
+	drain_all_pages(cc.zone);
+
 	/*
 	 * In case of -EBUSY, we'd like to know which page causes problem.
 	 * So, just fall through. test_pages_isolated() has a tracepoint
diff --git a/mm/page_isolation.c b/mm/page_isolation.c
index abbf42214485..feab446d1982 100644
--- a/mm/page_isolation.c
+++ b/mm/page_isolation.c
@@ -49,7 +49,6 @@ static int set_migratetype_isolate(struct page *page, int migratetype, int isol_
 
 		__mod_zone_freepage_state(zone, -nr_pages, mt);
 		spin_unlock_irqrestore(&zone->lock, flags);
-		drain_all_pages(zone);
 		return 0;
 	}
 
@@ -172,11 +171,12 @@ __first_valid_page(unsigned long pfn, unsigned long nr_pages)
  *
  * Please note that there is no strong synchronization with the page allocator
  * either. Pages might be freed while their page blocks are marked ISOLATED.
- * In some cases pages might still end up on pcp lists and that would allow
+ * A call to drain_all_pages() after isolation can flush most of them. However
+ * in some cases pages might still end up on pcp lists and that would allow
  * for their allocation even when they are in fact isolated already. Depending
- * on how strong of a guarantee the caller needs drain_all_pages might be needed
- * (e.g. __offline_pages will need to call it after check for isolated range for
- * a next retry).
+ * on how strong of a guarantee the caller needs, further drain_all_pages()
+ * might be needed (e.g. __offline_pages will need to call it after check for
+ * isolated range for a next retry).
  *
  * Return: 0 on success and -EBUSY if any part of range cannot be isolated.
  */
-- 
2.29.1


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-11  9:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-11  9:28 [PATCH v3 0/7] disable pcplists during memory offline Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-11  9:28 ` [PATCH v3 1/7] mm, page_alloc: clean up pageset high and batch update Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-11  9:55   ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-11-11  9:55     ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-11-11  9:28 ` [PATCH v3 2/7] mm, page_alloc: calculate pageset high and batch once per zone Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-11 10:19   ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-11-11 10:19     ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-11-11  9:28 ` [PATCH v3 3/7] mm, page_alloc: remove setup_pageset() Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-11 10:23   ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-11-11 10:23     ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-11-11  9:28 ` [PATCH v3 4/7] mm, page_alloc: simplify pageset_update() Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-11  9:28 ` [PATCH v3 5/7] mm, page_alloc: cache pageset high and batch in struct zone Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-12 16:26   ` David Hildenbrand
2020-11-11  9:28 ` Vlastimil Babka [this message]
2020-11-11  9:28 ` [PATCH v3 7/7] mm, page_alloc: disable pcplists during memory offline Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-11 17:58   ` David Hildenbrand
2020-11-12 15:18     ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-11-12 16:09       ` David Hildenbrand
2020-11-11 17:59   ` David Hildenbrand

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