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From: Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>
To: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
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Subject: Re: [External] Re: [PATCH v2 04/19] mm/hugetlb: Introduce nr_free_vmemmap_pages in the struct hstate
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 21:41:46 +0800
Message-ID: <CAMZfGtWr94M0_MgBYzMX=OmHx+1s9VWCGLGzVMU38Cp-bmBk5g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201029132621.GA2842@linux>

On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 9:26 PM Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 10:50:59PM +0800, Muchun Song wrote:
> > If the size of hugetlb page is 2MB, we need 512 struct page structures
> > (8 pages) to be associated with it. As far as I know, we only use the
> > first 4 struct page structures.
>
> As Mike pointed out, better describe what those "4" mean.

Yeah, thanks.

>
> > For tail pages, the value of compound_dtor is the same. So we can reuse
>
> I might be missing something, but HUGETLB_PAGE_DTOR is only set on the
> first tail, right?

Sorry for confusion. Here I mean the `compound_head` is the same.

>
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP
> > +#define RESERVE_VMEMMAP_NR   2U
>
> Although you can get that from the changelog, maybe a brief comment explaining
> why RESERVE_VMEMMAP_NR == 2.
> > +
> > +static inline unsigned int nr_free_vmemmap(struct hstate *h)
> > +{
> > +     return h->nr_free_vmemmap_pages;
> > +}
>
> Better add this in the patch that is used?

OK, I will do it. thanks.

>
> > +     if (vmemmap_pages > RESERVE_VMEMMAP_NR)
> > +             h->nr_free_vmemmap_pages = vmemmap_pages - RESERVE_VMEMMAP_NR;
> > +     else
> > +             h->nr_free_vmemmap_pages = 0;
>
> Can we really have an scenario where we end up with vmemmap_pages < RESERVE_VMEMMAP_NR?

I think that this is impossible. On the safe side, I do this comparison.
Do you think we should remove this comparison? Is that right?

>
> > +
> > +     pr_info("HugeTLB: can free %d vmemmap pages for %s\n",
> > +             h->nr_free_vmemmap_pages, h->name);
>
> I do not think this is useful unless debugging situations, so I would either
> scratch that or make it pr_debug.

Thanks for your suggestions.

>
>
> --
> Oscar Salvador
> SUSE L3



-- 
Yours,
Muchun

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Thread overview: 43+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-26 14:50 [PATCH v2 00/19] Free some vmemmap pages of hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:50 ` [PATCH v2 01/19] mm/memory_hotplug: Move bootmem info registration API to bootmem_info.c Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:50 ` [PATCH v2 02/19] mm/memory_hotplug: Move {get,put}_page_bootmem() " Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:50 ` [PATCH v2 03/19] mm/hugetlb: Introduce a new config HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP Muchun Song
2020-10-29 10:29   ` Oscar Salvador
2020-10-29 13:34     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:50 ` [PATCH v2 04/19] mm/hugetlb: Introduce nr_free_vmemmap_pages in the struct hstate Muchun Song
2020-10-27 22:03   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-10-29 13:26   ` Oscar Salvador
2020-10-29 13:41     ` Muchun Song [this message]
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 05/19] mm/hugetlb: Introduce pgtable allocation/freeing helpers Muchun Song
2020-10-28  0:32   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-10-28  7:26     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-10-28 23:42       ` Mike Kravetz
2020-11-05 13:23   ` Oscar Salvador
2020-11-05 16:08     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-11-06  9:46       ` Oscar Salvador
2020-11-06 16:43         ` Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 06/19] mm/bootmem_info: Introduce {free,prepare}_vmemmap_page() Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 07/19] mm/hugetlb: Free the vmemmap pages associated with each hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 16:01   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-10-27  2:58     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-10-28 23:42   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-10-29  6:13     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-10-29 21:59       ` Mike Kravetz
2020-10-30  2:58         ` Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 08/19] mm/hugetlb: Defer freeing of hugetlb pages Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 09/19] mm/hugetlb: Allocate the vmemmap pages associated with each hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 10/19] mm/hugetlb: Introduce remap_huge_page_pmd_vmemmap helper Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 11/19] mm/hugetlb: Use PG_slab to indicate split pmd Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 12/19] mm/hugetlb: Support freeing vmemmap pages of gigantic page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 13/19] mm/hugetlb: Add a BUILD_BUG_ON to check if struct page size is a power of two Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 14/19] mm/hugetlb: Clear PageHWPoison on the non-error memory page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 15/19] mm/hugetlb: Flush work when dissolving hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 16/19] mm/hugetlb: Add a kernel parameter hugetlb_free_vmemmap Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 17/19] mm/hugetlb: Merge pte to huge pmd only for gigantic page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 18/19] mm/hugetlb: Gather discrete indexes of tail page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 14:51 ` [PATCH v2 19/19] mm/hugetlb: Add BUILD_BUG_ON to catch invalid usage of tail struct page Muchun Song
2020-10-26 15:53 ` [PATCH v2 00/19] Free some vmemmap pages of hugetlb page Matthew Wilcox
2020-10-27  2:54   ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-10-30  9:14 ` Michal Hocko
2020-10-30 10:24   ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-10-30 15:19     ` Michal Hocko

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