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From: Wei Yang <richard.weiyang@linux.alibaba.com>
To: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
Cc: Wei Yang <richard.weiyang@linux.alibaba.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-hyperv@vger.kernel.org, xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org,
	linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>,
	Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>, Mike Rapoport <rppt@kernel.org>,
	Scott Cheloha <cheloha@linux.ibm.com>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 3/5] mm/page_alloc: always move pages to the tail of the freelist in unset_migratetype_isolate()
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:48:16 +0800
Message-ID: <20200930074816.GA40431@L-31X9LVDL-1304.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <21d9ea16-863b-19fe-e5b7-841bb4228c6d@redhat.com>

On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 12:12:14PM +0200, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>On 29.09.20 11:18, Wei Yang wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 08:21:08PM +0200, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>>> Page isolation doesn't actually touch the pages, it simply isolates
>>> pageblocks and moves all free pages to the MIGRATE_ISOLATE freelist.
>>>
>>> We already place pages to the tail of the freelists when undoing
>>> isolation via __putback_isolated_page(), let's do it in any case
>>> (e.g., if order <= pageblock_order) and document the behavior.
>>>
>>> Add a "to_tail" parameter to move_freepages_block() but introduce a
>>> a new move_to_free_list_tail() - similar to add_to_free_list_tail().
>
>s/a a/a/
>
>>>
>>> This change results in all pages getting onlined via online_pages() to
>>> be placed to the tail of the freelist.
>>>
>>> Reviewed-by: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>
>>> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>>> Cc: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>
>>> Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
>>> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
>>> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com>
>>> Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
>>> Cc: Wei Yang <richard.weiyang@linux.alibaba.com>
>>> Cc: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>
>>> Cc: Mike Rapoport <rppt@kernel.org>
>>> Cc: Scott Cheloha <cheloha@linux.ibm.com>
>>> Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
>>> Signed-off-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
>>> ---
>>> include/linux/page-isolation.h |  4 ++--
>>> mm/page_alloc.c                | 35 +++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
>>> mm/page_isolation.c            | 12 +++++++++---
>>> 3 files changed, 35 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/include/linux/page-isolation.h b/include/linux/page-isolation.h
>>> index 572458016331..3eca9b3c5305 100644
>>> --- a/include/linux/page-isolation.h
>>> +++ b/include/linux/page-isolation.h
>>> @@ -36,8 +36,8 @@ static inline bool is_migrate_isolate(int migratetype)
>>> struct page *has_unmovable_pages(struct zone *zone, struct page *page,
>>> 				 int migratetype, int flags);
>>> void set_pageblock_migratetype(struct page *page, int migratetype);
>>> -int move_freepages_block(struct zone *zone, struct page *page,
>>> -				int migratetype, int *num_movable);
>>> +int move_freepages_block(struct zone *zone, struct page *page, int migratetype,
>>> +			 bool to_tail, int *num_movable);
>>>
>>> /*
>>>  * Changes migrate type in [start_pfn, end_pfn) to be MIGRATE_ISOLATE.
>>> diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
>>> index 9e3ed4a6f69a..d5a5f528b8ca 100644
>>> --- a/mm/page_alloc.c
>>> +++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
>>> @@ -905,6 +905,15 @@ static inline void move_to_free_list(struct page *page, struct zone *zone,
>>> 	list_move(&page->lru, &area->free_list[migratetype]);
>>> }
>>>
>>> +/* Used for pages which are on another list */
>>> +static inline void move_to_free_list_tail(struct page *page, struct zone *zone,
>>> +					  unsigned int order, int migratetype)
>>> +{
>>> +	struct free_area *area = &zone->free_area[order];
>>> +
>>> +	list_move_tail(&page->lru, &area->free_list[migratetype]);
>>> +}
>>> +
>> 
>> Would it be better to pass the *to_tail* to move_to_free_list(), so we won't
>> have a new function?
>
>Hi,
>
>thanks for the review!
>
>See discussion in RFC + cover letter:
>
>"Add a "to_tail" parameter to move_freepages_block() but introduce a new
>move_to_free_list_tail() - similar to add_to_free_list_tail()."

Hmm, sounds reasonable.

Reviewed-by: Wei Yang <richard.weiyang@linux.alibaba.com>

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Wei Yang
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Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-28 18:21 [PATCH v1 0/5] mm: place pages to the freelist tail when onling and undoing isolation David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 18:21 ` [PATCH v1 1/5] mm/page_alloc: convert "report" flag of __free_one_page() to a proper flag David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 20:11   ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-09-29  8:58   ` Wei Yang
2020-10-02 13:17   ` Michal Hocko
2020-10-02 13:41   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-10-02 14:48     ` David Hildenbrand
2020-10-02 14:57       ` David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 18:21 ` [PATCH v1 2/5] mm/page_alloc: place pages to tail in __putback_isolated_page() David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 20:38   ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-09-29  9:10   ` Wei Yang
2020-10-02 13:19   ` Michal Hocko
2020-09-28 18:21 ` [PATCH v1 3/5] mm/page_alloc: always move pages to the tail of the freelist in unset_migratetype_isolate() David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 20:55   ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-09-29  9:18   ` Wei Yang
2020-09-29 10:12     ` David Hildenbrand
2020-09-30  7:48       ` Wei Yang [this message]
2020-10-02 13:24   ` Michal Hocko
2020-10-02 15:20     ` David Hildenbrand
2020-10-05  6:56       ` Michal Hocko
2020-10-05  8:20         ` Mel Gorman
2020-10-05  9:11           ` David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 18:21 ` [PATCH v1 4/5] mm/page_alloc: place pages to tail in __free_pages_core() David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 20:33   ` Pankaj Gupta
2020-09-29  9:36   ` Wei Yang
2020-09-29 10:14     ` David Hildenbrand
2020-10-02 13:41   ` Michal Hocko
2020-10-02 15:10     ` David Hildenbrand
2020-09-28 18:21 ` [PATCH v1 5/5] mm/memory_hotplug: update comment regarding zone shuffling David Hildenbrand
2020-09-29  9:40   ` Wei Yang
2020-10-02 13:41   ` Michal Hocko

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