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From: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org, Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>,
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	Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com>,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@gmail.com>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>,
	Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>,
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	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	Gioh Kim <gi-oh.kim@profitbricks.com>,
	Chan Gyun Jeong <chan.jeong@lge.com>,
	Sangseok Lee <sangseok.lee@lge.com>,
	Kyeongdon Kim <kyeongdon.kim@lge.com>,
	Chulmin Kim <cmlaika.kim@samsung.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 00/12] Support non-lru page migration
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2016 09:36:27 +0900
Message-ID: <20160602003627.GC1736@bbox> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160601144151.c9e5c560be29cae9a3ff1f1e@linux-foundation.org>

On Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 02:41:51PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed,  1 Jun 2016 08:21:09 +0900 Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org> wrote:
> 
> > Recently, I got many reports about perfermance degradation in embedded
> > system(Android mobile phone, webOS TV and so on) and easy fork fail.
> > 
> > The problem was fragmentation caused by zram and GPU driver mainly.
> > With memory pressure, their pages were spread out all of pageblock and
> > it cannot be migrated with current compaction algorithm which supports
> > only LRU pages. In the end, compaction cannot work well so reclaimer
> > shrinks all of working set pages. It made system very slow and even to
> > fail to fork easily which requires order-[2 or 3] allocations.
> > 
> > Other pain point is that they cannot use CMA memory space so when OOM
> > kill happens, I can see many free pages in CMA area, which is not
> > memory efficient. In our product which has big CMA memory, it reclaims
> > zones too exccessively to allocate GPU and zram page although there are
> > lots of free space in CMA so system becomes very slow easily.
> 
> But this isn't presently implemented for GPU drivers or for CMA, yes?

For GPU driver, Gioh implemented but it was proprietary so couldn't
contribute.

For CMA, [zram: use __GFP_MOVABLE for memory allocation] added __GFP_MOVABLE
for zsmalloc page allocation so it can use CMA area automatically now.

> 
> What's the story there?

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Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-05-31 23:21 Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 01/12] mm: use put_page to free page instead of putback_lru_page Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 02/12] mm: migrate: support non-lru movable page migration Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 03/12] mm: balloon: use general non-lru movable page feature Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 04/12] zsmalloc: keep max_object in size_class Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 05/12] zsmalloc: use bit_spin_lock Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 06/12] zsmalloc: use accessor Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 07/12] zsmalloc: factor page chain functionality out Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 08/12] zsmalloc: introduce zspage structure Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 09/12] zsmalloc: separate free_zspage from putback_zspage Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 10/12] zsmalloc: use freeobj for index Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 11/12] zsmalloc: page migration support Minchan Kim
2016-06-01 14:09   ` Vlastimil Babka
2016-06-02  0:25     ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-02 11:44       ` Vlastimil Babka
2016-06-01 21:39   ` Andrew Morton
2016-06-02  0:15     ` Minchan Kim
     [not found]   ` <CGME20170119001317epcas1p188357c77e1f4ff08b6d3dcb76dedca06@epcas1p1.samsung.com>
2017-01-19  0:13     ` Chulmin Kim
2017-01-19  2:44       ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-19  3:39         ` Chulmin Kim
2017-01-19  6:21           ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-19  8:16             ` Chulmin Kim
2017-01-23  5:22               ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-23  5:30                 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2017-01-23  5:40                   ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-25  4:06                     ` Chulmin Kim
2017-01-25  4:25                       ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2017-01-25  5:26                       ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-26 17:04                         ` Dan Streetman
2017-01-31  0:10                           ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-31 13:09                             ` Dan Streetman
2017-02-01  6:51                               ` Minchan Kim
2017-02-01 19:38                                 ` Dan Streetman
2017-02-02  8:48                               ` Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 12/12] zram: use __GFP_MOVABLE for memory allocation Minchan Kim
2016-06-01 21:41 ` [PATCH v7 00/12] Support non-lru page migration Andrew Morton
2016-06-01 22:40   ` Daniel Vetter
2016-06-02  0:36   ` Minchan Kim [this message]
2016-06-15  7:59 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-15 23:12   ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  2:48     ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16  2:58       ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  4:23         ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16  4:47           ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  5:22             ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16  6:47               ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  8:42                 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16 10:09                   ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-17  7:28                     ` Joonsoo Kim

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