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From: Chris Mason <clm@fb.com>
To: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>
Cc: "linux-mm@kvack.org" <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org" <linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org>,
	Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>,
	"akpm@linux-foundation.org" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"mhocko@kernel.org" <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	"vdavydov.dev@gmail.com" <vdavydov.dev@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] Revert "mm: don't reclaim inodes with many attached pages"
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:21:07 +0000
Message-ID: <25EAF93D-BC63-4409-AF21-F45B2DDF5D66@fb.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190130041707.27750-2-david@fromorbit.com>



On 29 Jan 2019, at 23:17, Dave Chinner wrote:

> From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@redhat.com>
>
> This reverts commit a76cf1a474d7dbcd9336b5f5afb0162baa142cf0.
>
> This change causes serious changes to page cache and inode cache
> behaviour and balance, resulting in major performance regressions
> when combining worklaods such as large file copies and kernel
> compiles.
>
> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202441

I'm a little confused by the latest comment in the bz:

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202441#c24

Are these reverts sufficient?

Roman beat me to suggesting Rik's followup.  We hit a different problem 
in prod with small slabs, and have a lot of instrumentation on Rik's 
code helping.

-chris

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-30  4:17 [PATCH 0/2] [REGRESSION v4.19-20] mm: shrinkers are now way too aggressive Dave Chinner
2019-01-30  4:17 ` [PATCH 1/2] Revert "mm: don't reclaim inodes with many attached pages" Dave Chinner
2019-01-30 12:21   ` Chris Mason [this message]
2019-01-31  1:34     ` Dave Chinner
2019-01-31  9:10       ` Michal Hocko
2019-01-31 18:57         ` Roman Gushchin
2019-01-31 22:19           ` Dave Chinner
2019-02-04 21:47             ` Dave Chinner
2019-02-07 10:27             ` Jan Kara
2019-02-08  5:37               ` Andrew Morton
2019-02-08  9:55                 ` Jan Kara
2019-02-08 12:50                   ` Jan Kara
2019-02-08 22:49                     ` Andrew Morton
2019-02-09  3:42                       ` Roman Gushchin
2019-02-08 21:25                 ` Dave Chinner
2019-02-11 15:34               ` Wolfgang Walter
2019-01-31 15:48       ` Chris Mason
2019-02-01 23:39         ` Dave Chinner
2019-01-30  4:17 ` [PATCH 2/2] Revert "mm: slowly shrink slabs with a relatively small number of objects" Dave Chinner
2019-01-30  5:48 ` [PATCH 0/2] [REGRESSION v4.19-20] mm: shrinkers are now way too aggressive Roman Gushchin

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