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From: Tom Talpey <tom@talpey.com>
To: john.hubbard@gmail.com, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org
Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Christian Benvenuti <benve@cisco.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Christopher Lameter <cl@linux.com>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>,
	Dennis Dalessandro <dennis.dalessandro@intel.com>,
	Doug Ledford <dledford@redhat.com>, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>,
	Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>,
	Jerome Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>,
	Mike Marciniszyn <mike.marciniszyn@intel.com>,
	Ralph Campbell <rcampbell@nvidia.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] RFC v2: mm: gup/dma tracking
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2019 20:41:50 -0500
Message-ID: <dbca5400-b0c0-0958-c3ba-ff672f301799@talpey.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190204052135.25784-1-jhubbard@nvidia.com>

On 2/4/2019 12:21 AM, john.hubbard@gmail.com wrote:
> From: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
> 
> 
> Performance: here is an fio run on an NVMe drive, using this for the fio
> configuration file:
> 
>      [reader]
>      direct=1
>      ioengine=libaio
>      blocksize=4096
>      size=1g
>      numjobs=1
>      rw=read
>      iodepth=64
> 
> reader: (g=0): rw=read, bs=(R) 4096B-4096B, (W) 4096B-4096B, (T) 4096B-4096B, ioengine=libaio, iodepth=64
> fio-3.3
> Starting 1 process
> Jobs: 1 (f=1)
> reader: (groupid=0, jobs=1): err= 0: pid=7011: Sun Feb  3 20:36:51 2019
>     read: IOPS=190k, BW=741MiB/s (778MB/s)(1024MiB/1381msec)
>      slat (nsec): min=2716, max=57255, avg=4048.14, stdev=1084.10
>      clat (usec): min=20, max=12485, avg=332.63, stdev=191.77
>       lat (usec): min=22, max=12498, avg=336.72, stdev=192.07
>      clat percentiles (usec):
>       |  1.00th=[  322],  5.00th=[  322], 10.00th=[  322], 20.00th=[  326],
>       | 30.00th=[  326], 40.00th=[  326], 50.00th=[  326], 60.00th=[  326],
>       | 70.00th=[  326], 80.00th=[  330], 90.00th=[  330], 95.00th=[  330],
>       | 99.00th=[  478], 99.50th=[  717], 99.90th=[ 1074], 99.95th=[ 1090],
>       | 99.99th=[12256]

These latencies are concerning. The best results we saw at the end of
November (previous approach) were MUCH flatter. These really start
spiking at three 9's, and are sky-high at four 9's. The "stdev" values
for clat and lat are about 10 times the previous. There's some kind
of serious queuing contention here, that wasn't there in November.

>     bw (  KiB/s): min=730152, max=776512, per=99.22%, avg=753332.00, stdev=32781.47, samples=2
>     iops        : min=182538, max=194128, avg=188333.00, stdev=8195.37, samples=2
>    lat (usec)   : 50=0.01%, 100=0.01%, 250=0.07%, 500=99.26%, 750=0.38%
>    lat (usec)   : 1000=0.02%
>    lat (msec)   : 2=0.24%, 20=0.02%
>    cpu          : usr=15.07%, sys=84.13%, ctx=10, majf=0, minf=74

System CPU 84% is roughly double the November results of 45%. Ouch.

Did you re-run the baseline on the new unpatched base kernel and can
we see the before/after?

Tom.

>    IO depths    : 1=0.1%, 2=0.1%, 4=0.1%, 8=0.1%, 16=0.1%, 32=0.1%, >=64=100.0%
>       submit    : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.0%, >=64=0.0%
>       complete  : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.1%, >=64=0.0%
>       issued rwts: total=262144,0,0,0 short=0,0,0,0 dropped=0,0,0,0
>       latency   : target=0, window=0, percentile=100.00%, depth=64
> 
> Run status group 0 (all jobs):
>     READ: bw=741MiB/s (778MB/s), 741MiB/s-741MiB/s (778MB/s-778MB/s), io=1024MiB (1074MB), run=1381-1381msec
> 
> Disk stats (read/write):
>    nvme0n1: ios=216966/0, merge=0/0, ticks=6112/0, in_queue=704, util=91.34%

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Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-04  5:21 john.hubbard
2019-02-04  5:21 ` [PATCH 1/6] mm: introduce put_user_page*(), placeholder versions john.hubbard
2019-02-04  5:21 ` [PATCH 2/6] infiniband/mm: convert put_page() to put_user_page*() john.hubbard
2019-02-04  5:21 ` [PATCH 3/6] mm: page_cache_add_speculative(): refactoring john.hubbard
2019-02-04  5:21 ` [PATCH 4/6] mm/gup: track gup-pinned pages john.hubbard
2019-02-04 18:19   ` Matthew Wilcox
2019-02-04 19:11     ` John Hubbard
2019-02-20 19:24   ` Ira Weiny
2019-02-20 20:22     ` John Hubbard
2019-02-04  5:21 ` [PATCH 5/6] mm/gup: /proc/vmstat support for get/put user pages john.hubbard
2019-02-04  5:21 ` [PATCH 6/6] mm/gup: Documentation/vm/get_user_pages.rst, MAINTAINERS john.hubbard
2019-02-05 16:40   ` Mike Rapoport
2019-02-05 21:53     ` John Hubbard
2019-02-04 16:08 ` [PATCH 0/6] RFC v2: mm: gup/dma tracking Christopher Lameter
2019-02-04 16:12   ` Christoph Hellwig
2019-02-04 16:59     ` Christopher Lameter
2019-02-04 17:14 ` Christopher Lameter
2019-02-04 17:51   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2019-02-04 18:21     ` Christopher Lameter
2019-02-04 19:09       ` Matthew Wilcox
2019-02-04 23:35   ` Ira Weiny
2019-02-05 19:30     ` Christopher Lameter
2019-02-05  1:41 ` Tom Talpey [this message]
2019-02-05  8:22   ` John Hubbard
2019-02-05 13:38     ` Tom Talpey
2019-02-05 21:55       ` John Hubbard

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