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From: Matteo Croce <mcroce@linux.microsoft.com>
To: "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v10 00/33] Memory folios
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2021 03:07:12 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210604030712.11b31259@linux.microsoft.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210511214735.1836149-1-willy@infradead.org>

On Tue, 11 May 2021 22:47:02 +0100
"Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <willy@infradead.org> wrote:

> We also waste a lot of instructions ensuring that we're not looking at
> a tail page.  Almost every call to PageFoo() contains one or more
> hidden calls to compound_head().  This also happens for get_page(),
> put_page() and many more functions.  There does not appear to be a
> way to tell gcc that it can cache the result of compound_head(), nor
> is there a way to tell it that compound_head() is idempotent.
> 

Maybe it's not effective in all situations but the following hint to
the compiler seems to have an effect, at least according to bloat-o-meter:


--- a/include/linux/page-flags.h
+++ b/include/linux/page-flags.h
@@ -179,7 +179,7 @@ enum pageflags {
 
 struct page;   /* forward declaration */
 
-static inline struct page *compound_head(struct page *page)
+static inline __attribute_const__ struct page *compound_head(struct page *page)
 {
        unsigned long head = READ_ONCE(page->compound_head);
 

$ scripts/bloat-o-meter vmlinux.o.orig vmlinux.o
add/remove: 3/13 grow/shrink: 65/689 up/down: 21080/-198089 (-177009)
Function                                     old     new   delta
ntfs_mft_record_alloc                      14414   16627   +2213
migrate_pages                               8891   10819   +1928
ext2_get_page.isra                          1029    2343   +1314
kfence_init                                  180    1331   +1151
page_remove_rmap                             754    1893   +1139
f2fs_fsync_node_pages                       4378    5406   +1028
deferred_split_huge_page                    1279    2286   +1007
relock_page_lruvec_irqsave                     -     975    +975
f2fs_file_write_iter                        3508    4408    +900
__pagevec_lru_add                            704    1311    +607
[...]
pagevec_move_tail_fn                        5333    3215   -2118
__activate_page                             6183    4021   -2162
__unmap_and_move                            2190       -   -2190
__page_cache_release                        4738    2547   -2191
migrate_page_states                         7088    4842   -2246
lru_deactivate_fn                           5925    3652   -2273
move_pages_to_lru                           7259    4980   -2279
check_move_unevictable_pages                7131    4594   -2537
release_pages                               6940    4386   -2554
lru_lazyfree_fn                             6798    4198   -2600
ntfs_mft_record_format                      2940       -   -2940
lru_deactivate_file_fn                      9220    5631   -3589
shrink_page_list                           20653   15749   -4904
page_memcg                                  5149     193   -4956
Total: Before=388863526, After=388686517, chg -0.05%

I don't know if it breaks something though, nor if it gives some real
improvement.

-- 
per aspera ad upstream

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-04  1:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 96+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-11 21:47 Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 01/33] mm: Introduce struct folio Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 10:34   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-14 10:40   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-14 11:47     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-15 10:55   ` William Kucharski
2021-05-15 20:14     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-16 19:26       ` William Kucharski
2021-05-27  8:09   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 02/33] mm: Add folio_pgdat and folio_zone Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 10:35   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 03/33] mm/vmstat: Add functions to account folio statistics Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 10:36   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 04/33] mm/debug: Add VM_BUG_ON_FOLIO and VM_WARN_ON_ONCE_FOLIO Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 10:44   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 05/33] mm: Add folio reference count functions Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 11:04   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 06/33] mm: Add folio_put Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 11:52   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 07/33] mm: Add folio_get Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 11:56   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-14 14:24     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-14 15:39       ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-27  8:10       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-27 22:53         ` Andrew Morton
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 08/33] mm: Add folio_try_get_rcu Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 12:11   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-27  8:16   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-05  4:26     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-06-06 14:13       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 09/33] mm: Add folio flag manipulation functions Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 15:29   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 10/33] mm: Add folio_young and folio_idle Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 15:33   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-27  8:17   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 11/33] mm: Handle per-folio private data Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 15:41   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 12/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_index, folio_file_page and folio_contains Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 15:55   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-15 15:51     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 13/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_next_index Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 17:07   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 14/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_offset and folio_file_offset Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 17:08   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 15/33] mm/util: Add folio_mapping and folio_file_mapping Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 17:29   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 16/33] mm: Add folio_mapcount Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-14 17:39   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-18 18:45   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 17/33] mm/memcg: Add folio wrappers for various functions Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18  9:57   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 18/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_unlock Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 10:06   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-18 11:30     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 19/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_lock Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 10:26   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 20/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_lock_killable Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 10:31   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 21/33] mm/filemap: Add __folio_lock_async Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 10:34   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 22/33] mm/filemap: Add __folio_lock_or_retry Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 10:38   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-18 10:45     ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-18 13:35     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 23/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_wait_locked Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 10:41   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 24/33] mm/swap: Add folio_rotate_reclaimable Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 10:48   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-27  8:19   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 25/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_end_writeback Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 11:08   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 26/33] mm/writeback: Add folio_wait_writeback Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 11:12   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 27/33] mm/writeback: Add folio_wait_stable Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 11:42   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-18 13:55     ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 28/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_wait_bit Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 11:51   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 29/33] mm/filemap: Add folio_wake_bit Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 11:53   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 30/33] mm/filemap: Convert page wait queues to be folios Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 12:23   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 31/33] mm/filemap: Add folio private_2 functions Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 12:26   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-27  8:21   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 32/33] fs/netfs: Add folio fscache functions Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 13:48   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-27  8:23   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-11 21:47 ` [PATCH v10 33/33] mm: Add folio_mapped Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)
2021-05-18 14:17   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-05-27  8:31   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-05-13 14:50 ` [PATCH v10 00/33] Memory folios Matthew Wilcox
2021-05-15 10:26 ` William Kucharski
2021-06-04  1:07 ` Matteo Croce [this message]
2021-06-04  2:13   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-06-08 14:56     ` Matteo Croce

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