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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Cc: Ming Lei <ming.lei@redhat.com>, Ming Lei <tom.leiming@gmail.com>,
	Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>,
	"open list:AIO" <linux-aio@kvack.org>,
	linux-block <linux-block@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com>, Avi Kivity <avi@scylladb.com>,
	jannh@google.com, Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 11/19] block: implement bio helper to add iter bvec pages to bio
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2019 09:18:19 +0100
Message-ID: <20190308081819.GA12948@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e4dace7b-6a6f-2606-9a7e-8ae3c97c26b0@kernel.dk>

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 06:57:16PM -0700, Jens Axboe wrote:
> Speaking of this, I took a quick look at why we've now regressed a lot
> on IOPS perf with the multipage work. It looks like it's all related to
> the (much) fatter setup around iteration, which is related to this very
> topic too.

> Basically setup of things like bio_for_each_bvec() and indexing through
> nth_page() is MUCH slower than before.

I haven't quite figure out what the point of nth_page is.  If we
physically merge the page structures should also be consecuite
in memory in general.  The only case where this could theoretically
not be the case is with CONFIG_DISCONTIGMEM, but in that case we should
check this once in biovec_phys_mergeable, and only for that case.

Does this patch make a difference for you on x86?

--- a/include/linux/bvec.h
+++ b/include/linux/bvec.h
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ struct bvec_iter_all {
 
 static inline struct page *bvec_nth_page(struct page *page, int idx)
 {
-	return idx == 0 ? page : nth_page(page, idx);
+	return page + idx;
 }
 
 /*

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 57+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-11 19:00 [PATCHSET v15] io_uring IO interface Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 01/19] fs: add an iopoll method to struct file_operations Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH] io_uring: add io_uring_event cache hit information Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 02/19] block: wire up block device iopoll method Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 03/19] block: add bio_set_polled() helper Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 04/19] iomap: wire up the iopoll method Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 05/19] Add io_uring IO interface Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 06/19] io_uring: add fsync support Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 07/19] io_uring: support for IO polling Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 08/19] fs: add fget_many() and fput_many() Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 09/19] io_uring: use fget/fput_many() for file references Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 10/19] io_uring: batch io_kiocb allocation Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 11/19] block: implement bio helper to add iter bvec pages to bio Jens Axboe
2019-02-20 22:58   ` Ming Lei
2019-02-21 17:45     ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-26  3:46       ` Eric Biggers
2019-02-26  4:34         ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-26 15:54           ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  1:21             ` Ming Lei
2019-02-27  1:47               ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  1:53                 ` Ming Lei
2019-02-27  1:57                   ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  2:21                     ` Ming Lei
2019-02-27  2:28                       ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  2:37                         ` Ming Lei
2019-02-27  2:43                           ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  3:09                             ` Ming Lei
2019-02-27  3:37                               ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  3:43                                 ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  3:44                                 ` Ming Lei
2019-02-27  4:05                                   ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27  4:06                                     ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-27 19:42                                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-28  8:37                                         ` Ming Lei
2019-02-27 23:35                         ` Ming Lei
2019-03-08  7:55                         ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-03-08  9:12                           ` Ming Lei
2019-03-08  8:18                     ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 12/19] io_uring: add support for pre-mapped user IO buffers Jens Axboe
2019-02-19 19:08   ` Jann Horn
2019-02-22 22:29     ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 13/19] net: split out functions related to registering inflight socket files Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 14/19] io_uring: add file set registration Jens Axboe
2019-02-19 16:12   ` Jann Horn
2019-02-22 22:29     ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 15/19] io_uring: add submission polling Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 16/19] io_uring: add io_kiocb ref count Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 17/19] io_uring: add support for IORING_OP_POLL Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 18/19] io_uring: allow workqueue item to handle multiple buffered requests Jens Axboe
2019-02-11 19:00 ` [PATCH 19/19] io_uring: add io_uring_event cache hit information Jens Axboe
2019-02-21 12:10 ` [PATCHSET v15] io_uring IO interface Marek Majkowski
2019-02-21 17:48   ` Jens Axboe
2019-02-22 15:01     ` Marek Majkowski
2019-02-22 22:32       ` Jens Axboe
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2019-02-09 21:13 [PATCHSET v14] " Jens Axboe
2019-02-09 21:13 ` [PATCH 11/19] block: implement bio helper to add iter bvec pages to bio Jens Axboe
2019-02-08 17:34 [PATCHSET v13] io_uring IO interface Jens Axboe
2019-02-08 17:34 ` [PATCH 11/19] block: implement bio helper to add iter bvec pages to bio Jens Axboe
2019-02-09  9:45   ` Hannes Reinecke

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