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From: Mike Rapoport <rppt@kernel.org>
To: "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>,
	Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	Yang Shi <yang.shi@linux.alibaba.com>,
	Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>,
	William Kucharski <william.kucharski@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 01/12] mm: Make pagecache tagged lookups return only head pages
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 09:50:56 +0200
Message-ID: <20201028075056.GB1362354@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201026041408.25230-2-willy@infradead.org>

On Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 04:13:57AM +0000, Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) wrote:
> Pagecache tags are used for dirty page writeback.  Since dirtiness is
> tracked on a per-THP basis, we only want to return the head page rather
> than each subpage of a tagged page.  All the filesystems which use huge
> pages today are in-memory, so there are no tagged huge pages today.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) <willy@infradead.org>
> Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
> Reviewed-by: William Kucharski <william.kucharski@oracle.com>
> ---
>  mm/filemap.c | 10 +++++-----
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/mm/filemap.c b/mm/filemap.c
> index d5e7c2029d16..edde5dc0d28f 100644
> --- a/mm/filemap.c
> +++ b/mm/filemap.c
> @@ -2066,7 +2066,7 @@ unsigned find_get_pages_contig(struct address_space *mapping, pgoff_t index,
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(find_get_pages_contig);
>  
>  /**
> - * find_get_pages_range_tag - find and return pages in given range matching @tag
> + * find_get_pages_range_tag - Find and return head pages matching @tag.
>   * @mapping:	the address_space to search
>   * @index:	the starting page index
>   * @end:	The final page index (inclusive)
> @@ -2074,8 +2074,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(find_get_pages_contig);
>   * @nr_pages:	the maximum number of pages
>   * @pages:	where the resulting pages are placed
>   *
> - * Like find_get_pages, except we only return pages which are tagged with
> - * @tag.   We update @index to index the next page for the traversal.
> + * Like find_get_pages(), except we only return head pages which are tagged
> + * with @tag.   We update @index to index the next page for the traversal.

Nit:                                           ^ next head page

>   *
>   * Return: the number of pages which were found.
>   */
> @@ -2109,9 +2109,9 @@ unsigned find_get_pages_range_tag(struct address_space *mapping, pgoff_t *index,
>  		if (unlikely(page != xas_reload(&xas)))
>  			goto put_page;
>  
> -		pages[ret] = find_subpage(page, xas.xa_index);
> +		pages[ret] = page;
>  		if (++ret == nr_pages) {
> -			*index = xas.xa_index + 1;
> +			*index = page->index + thp_nr_pages(page);
>  			goto out;
>  		}
>  		continue;
> -- 
> 2.28.0
> 
> 

-- 
Sincerely yours,
Mike.

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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-26  4:13 [PATCH v3 00/12] Overhaul multi-page lookups for THP Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:13 ` [PATCH v3 01/12] mm: Make pagecache tagged lookups return only head pages Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-28  7:50   ` Mike Rapoport [this message]
2020-11-12 17:41     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-11-12 19:11       ` Mike Rapoport
2020-10-26  4:13 ` [PATCH v3 02/12] mm/shmem: Use pagevec_lookup in shmem_unlock_mapping Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:13 ` [PATCH v3 03/12] mm/filemap: Add helper for finding pages Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-27 18:56   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-11-12 14:25     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 04/12] mm/filemap: Add mapping_seek_hole_data Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26 10:48   ` Jan Kara
2020-10-26 12:17     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-10-26 14:49       ` Jan Kara
2020-10-27 18:58   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-27 20:04     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-10-28  6:40       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 05/12] mm: Add and use find_lock_entries Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 06/12] mm: Add an 'end' parameter to find_get_entries Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 07/12] mm: Add an 'end' parameter to pagevec_lookup_entries Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 08/12] mm: Remove nr_entries parameter from pagevec_lookup_entries Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 09/12] mm: Pass pvec directly to find_get_entries Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 10/12] mm: Remove pagevec_lookup_entries Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 11/12] mm/truncate,shmem: Handle truncates that split THPs Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2020-10-26 11:05   ` Jan Kara
2020-10-26  4:14 ` [PATCH v3 12/12] mm/filemap: Return only head pages from find_get_entries Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)

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