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From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
To: linux-mm@kvack.org
Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>,
	Reza Arbab <arbab@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Yasuaki Ishimatsu <yasu.isimatu@gmail.com>,
	qiuxishi@huawei.com, Igor Mammedov <imammedo@redhat.com>,
	Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] mm: drop migrate type checks from has_unmovable_pages
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:00:12 +0200
Message-ID: <20171013120013.698-1-mhocko@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20171013115835.zaehapuucuzl2vlv@dhcp22.suse.cz>

From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>

Michael has noticed that the memory offline tries to migrate kernel code
pages when doing
 echo 0 > /sys/devices/system/memory/memory0/online

The current implementation will fail the operation after several failed
page migration attempts but we shouldn't even attempt to migrate
that memory and fail right away because this memory is clearly not
migrateable. This will become a real problem when we drop the retry loop
counter resp. timeout.

The real problem is in has_unmovable_pages in fact. We should fail if
there are any non migrateable pages in the area. In orther to guarantee
that remove the migrate type checks because MIGRATE_MOVABLE is not
guaranteed to contain only migrateable pages. It is merely a heuristic.
Similarly MIGRATE_CMA does guarantee that the page allocator doesn't
allocate any non-migrateable pages from the block but CMA allocations
themselves are unlikely to migrateable. Therefore remove both checks.

Reported-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
---
 mm/page_alloc.c | 3 ---
 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
index 3badcedf96a7..ad0294ab3e4f 100644
--- a/mm/page_alloc.c
+++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
@@ -7355,9 +7355,6 @@ bool has_unmovable_pages(struct zone *zone, struct page *page, int count,
 	 */
 	if (zone_idx(zone) == ZONE_MOVABLE)
 		return false;
-	mt = get_pageblock_migratetype(page);
-	if (mt == MIGRATE_MOVABLE || is_migrate_cma(mt))
-		return false;
 
 	pfn = page_to_pfn(page);
 	for (found = 0, iter = 0; iter < pageblock_nr_pages; iter++) {
-- 
2.14.2

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Thread overview: 51+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-09-18  7:08 [PATCH v2 0/2] mm, memory_hotplug: redefine memory offline retry logic Michal Hocko
2017-09-18  7:08 ` [PATCH 1/2] mm, memory_hotplug: do not fail offlining too early Michal Hocko
2017-10-10 12:05   ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-10 12:27     ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11  2:37       ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-11  5:19         ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-11 14:05           ` Anshuman Khandual
2017-10-11 14:16             ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11  6:51         ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11  8:04           ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-11  8:13             ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11 11:17               ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-11 11:24                 ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-13 11:42             ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-13 11:58               ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-13 12:00                 ` Michal Hocko [this message]
2017-10-13 12:00                   ` [PATCH 2/2] mm, page_alloc: fail has_unmovable_pages when seeing reserved pages Michal Hocko
2017-10-13 12:04                     ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-13 12:07                       ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-17 13:03                         ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-17 11:41                   ` [PATCH 1/2] mm: drop migrate type checks from has_unmovable_pages Michael Ellerman
2017-10-17 12:03                     ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-17 13:02                   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-19  2:51                   ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-19  7:15                     ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-19  7:33                       ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-19  8:20                         ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-19 12:21                           ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-20  2:13                             ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-20  5:59                               ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-20  6:50                                 ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-20  7:02                                   ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-23  5:23                                     ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-23  8:10                                       ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-24  4:44                                         ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-24  7:44                                           ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-24  8:12                                           ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-24 12:25                                             ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-26  2:47                                             ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-26  7:41                                               ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-20  7:22                               ` Xishi Qiu
2017-10-20  8:17                                 ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-23  5:26                                   ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-26 13:04                             ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-26 13:59                             ` Michal Hocko
2017-09-18  7:08 ` [PATCH 2/2] mm, memory_hotplug: remove timeout from __offline_memory Michal Hocko
     [not found] <AM3PR04MB14892A9D6D2FBCE21B8C1F0FF12B0@AM3PR04MB1489.eurprd04.prod.outlook.com>
2017-11-13  7:33 ` [PATCH 1/2] mm: drop migrate type checks from has_unmovable_pages Ran Wang
2017-11-13 11:02   ` Michal Hocko
2017-11-14  6:10     ` Ran Wang
2017-11-14  7:06       ` Michal Hocko
2017-11-14  7:45         ` Ran Wang

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