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From: Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>
To: Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>,
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	Chen Huang <chenhuang5@huawei.com>,
	Bodeddula Balasubramaniam <bodeddub@amazon.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v20 4/9] mm: hugetlb: free the vmemmap pages associated with each HugeTLB page
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:10:39 -0700
Message-ID: <602af5f8-f103-438e-d88e-2819404b9dab@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210415084005.25049-5-songmuchun@bytedance.com>

On 4/15/21 1:40 AM, Muchun Song wrote:
> Every HugeTLB has more than one struct page structure. We __know__ that
> we only use the first 4 (__NR_USED_SUBPAGE) struct page structures
> to store metadata associated with each HugeTLB.
> 
> There are a lot of struct page structures associated with each HugeTLB
> page. For tail pages, the value of compound_head is the same. So we can
> reuse first page of tail page structures. We map the virtual addresses
> of the remaining pages of tail page structures to the first tail page
> struct, and then free these page frames. Therefore, we need to reserve
> two pages as vmemmap areas.
> 
> When we allocate a HugeTLB page from the buddy, we can free some vmemmap
> pages associated with each HugeTLB page. It is more appropriate to do it
> in the prep_new_huge_page().
> 
> The free_vmemmap_pages_per_hpage(), which indicates how many vmemmap
> pages associated with a HugeTLB page can be freed, returns zero for
> now, which means the feature is disabled. We will enable it once all
> the infrastructure is there.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>
> Reviewed-by: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>
> Tested-by: Chen Huang <chenhuang5@huawei.com>
> Tested-by: Bodeddula Balasubramaniam <bodeddub@amazon.com>
> Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>

There may need to be some trivial rebasing due to Oscar's changes
when they go in.

Reviewed-by: Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>
-- 
Mike Kravetz

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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-15  8:39 [PATCH v20 0/9] Free some vmemmap pages of " Muchun Song
2021-04-15  8:39 ` [PATCH v20 1/9] mm: memory_hotplug: factor out bootmem core functions to bootmem_info.c Muchun Song
2021-04-15  8:39 ` [PATCH v20 2/9] mm: hugetlb: introduce a new config HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP Muchun Song
2021-04-15  8:39 ` [PATCH v20 3/9] mm: hugetlb: gather discrete indexes of tail page Muchun Song
2021-04-16 18:54   ` Mike Kravetz
2021-04-15  8:40 ` [PATCH v20 4/9] mm: hugetlb: free the vmemmap pages associated with each HugeTLB page Muchun Song
2021-04-16 21:10   ` Mike Kravetz [this message]
2021-04-17  2:55     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2021-04-15  8:40 ` [PATCH v20 5/9] mm: hugetlb: defer freeing of HugeTLB pages Muchun Song
2021-04-16 23:55   ` Mike Kravetz
2021-04-17  4:13     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2021-04-15  8:40 ` [PATCH v20 6/9] mm: hugetlb: alloc the vmemmap pages associated with each HugeTLB page Muchun Song
2021-04-19 23:19   ` Mike Kravetz
2021-04-20  8:46     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2021-04-20 17:48       ` Mike Kravetz
2021-04-21  3:42         ` Muchun Song
2021-04-15  8:40 ` [PATCH v20 7/9] mm: hugetlb: add a kernel parameter hugetlb_free_vmemmap Muchun Song
2021-04-19 23:41   ` Mike Kravetz
2021-04-15  8:40 ` [PATCH v20 8/9] mm: memory_hotplug: disable memmap_on_memory when hugetlb_free_vmemmap enabled Muchun Song
2021-04-20 10:35   ` Oscar Salvador
2021-04-21  3:41     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2021-04-21  7:33       ` Oscar Salvador
2021-04-21  9:06         ` Muchun Song
2021-04-15  8:40 ` [PATCH v20 9/9] mm: hugetlb: introduce nr_free_vmemmap_pages in the struct hstate Muchun Song

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