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From: Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com>
To: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
Cc: Xishi Qiu <qiuxishi@huawei.com>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, 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>,
	Igor Mammedov <imammedo@redhat.com>,
	Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] mm: drop migrate type checks from has_unmovable_pages
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:26:02 +0900
Message-ID: <20171023052602.GC23082@js1304-P5Q-DELUXE> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20171020081700.fec53qxieeqouhwi@dhcp22.suse.cz>

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 10:17:00AM +0200, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Fri 20-10-17 15:22:14, Xishi Qiu wrote:
> > On 2017/10/20 10:13, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> > 
> > > On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 02:21:18PM +0200, Michal Hocko wrote:
> [...]
> > >> >From 8cbd811d741f5dd93d1b21bb3ef94482a4d0bd32 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > >> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> > >> Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:14:02 +0200
> > >> Subject: [PATCH] mm: distinguish CMA and MOVABLE isolation in
> > >>  has_unmovable_pages
> > >>
> > >> Joonsoo has noticed that "mm: drop migrate type checks from
> > >> has_unmovable_pages" would break CMA allocator because it relies on
> > >> has_unmovable_pages returning false even for CMA pageblocks which in
> > >> fact don't have to be movable:
> > >> alloc_contig_range
> > >>   start_isolate_page_range
> > >>     set_migratetype_isolate
> > >>       has_unmovable_pages
> > >>
> > >> This is a result of the code sharing between CMA and memory hotplug
> > >> while each one has a different idea of what has_unmovable_pages should
> > >> return. This is unfortunate but fixing it properly would require a lot
> > >> of code duplication.
> > >>
> > >> Fix the issue by introducing the requested migrate type argument
> > >> and special case MIGRATE_CMA case where CMA page blocks are handled
> > >> properly. This will work for memory hotplug because it requires
> > >> MIGRATE_MOVABLE.
> > > 
> > > Unfortunately, alloc_contig_range() can be called with
> > > MIGRATE_MOVABLE so this patch cannot perfectly fix the problem.
> > > 
> > > I did a more thinking and found that it's strange to check if there is
> > > unmovable page in the pageblock during the set_migratetype_isolate().
> > > set_migratetype_isolate() should be just for setting the migratetype
> > > of the pageblock. Checking other things should be done by another
> > > place, for example, before calling the start_isolate_page_range() in
> > > __offline_pages().
> > > 
> > > Thanks.
> > > 
> > 
> > Hi Joonsoo,
> > 
> > How about add a flag to skip or not has_unmovable_pages() in set_migratetype_isolate()?
> > Something like the skip_hwpoisoned_pages.
> 
> I believe this is what Joonsoo was proposing actually. I cannot say I

Yes, I initially suggested this idea but change my mind. Now, I think
that problem is not in has_unmovable_pages() but in
set_migratetype_isolate(). So different solution is needed. See my other
reply to Michal.

Thanks.

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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                 ` [PATCH 1/2] mm: drop migrate type checks from has_unmovable_pages Michal Hocko
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 [this message]
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
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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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