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From: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Zi Yan <ziy@nvidia.com>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@redhat.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mm/page_alloc: Allow high-order pages to be stored on the per-cpu lists
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 11:07:06 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210612100706.GE30378@techsingularity.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210611162331.272f67eabffa491fc83798b4@linux-foundation.org>

On Fri, Jun 11, 2021 at 04:23:31PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > +static inline int pindex_to_order(unsigned int pindex)
> > +{
> > +	int order = pindex / MIGRATE_PCPTYPES;
> > +
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_TRANSPARENT_HUGEPAGE
> > +	if (order > PAGE_ALLOC_COSTLY_ORDER) {
> > +		order = pageblock_order;
> > +		VM_BUG_ON(order != pageblock_order);
> 
> Somebody has trust issues?
> 

Just a little bit :P

> > +	}
> > +#else
> > +	VM_BUG_ON(order > PAGE_ALLOC_COSTLY_ORDER);
> > +#endif
> > +
> > +	return order;
> > +}
> 
> Do we really need all these assertions, long-term?
> 

No, definitely not. Even now it's but already the patch caught me by
surprise (breaking kvm boot) so I'd like to leave them in for at least
one release given the number of changes queued in your tree for the next
merge window.

Thanks.

-- 
Mel Gorman
SUSE Labs

      reply	other threads:[~2021-06-12 10:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-11 13:57 Mel Gorman
2021-06-11 23:23 ` Andrew Morton
2021-06-12 10:07   ` Mel Gorman [this message]

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