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From: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Alex Shi <alex.shi@linux.alibaba.com>,
	Joonsoo Kim <js1304@gmail.com>,
	Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@google.com>,
	Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>, Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill@shutemov.name>,
	Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, cgroups@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kernel-team@fb.com
Subject: [PATCH 17/19] mm: memcontrol: document the new swap control behavior
Date: Fri,  8 May 2020 14:31:04 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200508183105.225460-18-hannes@cmpxchg.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200508183105.225460-1-hannes@cmpxchg.org>

From: Alex Shi <alex.shi@linux.alibaba.com>

Signed-off-by: Alex Shi <alex.shi@linux.alibaba.com>
Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
---
 .../admin-guide/cgroup-v1/memory.rst          | 19 +++++++------------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v1/memory.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v1/memory.rst
index 0ae4f564c2d6..12757e63b26c 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v1/memory.rst
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v1/memory.rst
@@ -199,11 +199,11 @@ An RSS page is unaccounted when it's fully unmapped. A PageCache page is
 unaccounted when it's removed from radix-tree. Even if RSS pages are fully
 unmapped (by kswapd), they may exist as SwapCache in the system until they
 are really freed. Such SwapCaches are also accounted.
-A swapped-in page is not accounted until it's mapped.
+A swapped-in page is accounted after adding into swapcache.
 
 Note: The kernel does swapin-readahead and reads multiple swaps at once.
-This means swapped-in pages may contain pages for other tasks than a task
-causing page fault. So, we avoid accounting at swap-in I/O.
+Since page's memcg recorded into swap whatever memsw enabled, the page will
+be accounted after swapin.
 
 At page migration, accounting information is kept.
 
@@ -222,18 +222,13 @@ the cgroup that brought it in -- this will happen on memory pressure).
 But see section 8.2: when moving a task to another cgroup, its pages may
 be recharged to the new cgroup, if move_charge_at_immigrate has been chosen.
 
-Exception: If CONFIG_MEMCG_SWAP is not used.
-When you do swapoff and make swapped-out pages of shmem(tmpfs) to
-be backed into memory in force, charges for pages are accounted against the
-caller of swapoff rather than the users of shmem.
-
-2.4 Swap Extension (CONFIG_MEMCG_SWAP)
+2.4 Swap Extension
 --------------------------------------
 
-Swap Extension allows you to record charge for swap. A swapped-in page is
-charged back to original page allocator if possible.
+Swap usage is always recorded for each of cgroup. Swap Extension allows you to
+read and limit it.
 
-When swap is accounted, following files are added.
+When CONFIG_SWAP is enabled, following files are added.
 
  - memory.memsw.usage_in_bytes.
  - memory.memsw.limit_in_bytes.
-- 
2.26.2



  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-08 18:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-08 18:30 [PATCH 00/19 V2] mm: memcontrol: charge swapin pages on instantiation Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 01/19] mm: fix NUMA node file count error in replace_page_cache() Johannes Weiner
2020-05-18 11:18   ` Balbir Singh
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 02/19] mm: memcontrol: fix stat-corrupting race in charge moving Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 03/19] mm: memcontrol: drop @compound parameter from memcg charging API Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 04/19] mm: memcontrol: move out cgroup swaprate throttling Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 05/19] mm: memcontrol: convert page cache to a new mem_cgroup_charge() API Johannes Weiner
2020-06-10 16:09   ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 06/19] mm: memcontrol: prepare uncharging for removal of private page type counters Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 07/19] mm: memcontrol: prepare move_account " Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 08/19] mm: memcontrol: prepare cgroup vmstat infrastructure for native anon counters Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 09/19] mm: memcontrol: switch to native NR_FILE_PAGES and NR_SHMEM counters Johannes Weiner
2020-06-10 16:42   ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 10/19] mm: memcontrol: switch to native NR_ANON_MAPPED counter Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 11/19] mm: memcontrol: switch to native NR_ANON_THPS counter Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:30 ` [PATCH 12/19] mm: memcontrol: convert anon and file-thp to new mem_cgroup_charge() API Johannes Weiner
2020-05-12 14:38   ` Qian Cai
2020-05-12 17:11     ` Qian Cai
2020-05-12 21:58     ` Johannes Weiner
2020-05-12 23:58       ` Qian Cai
2020-05-08 18:31 ` [PATCH 13/19] mm: memcontrol: drop unused try/commit/cancel charge API Johannes Weiner
2020-06-22 17:06   ` Ben Widawsky
2020-05-08 18:31 ` [PATCH 14/19] mm: memcontrol: prepare swap controller setup for integration Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:31 ` [PATCH 15/19] mm: memcontrol: make swap tracking an integral part of memory control Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:31 ` [PATCH 16/19] mm: memcontrol: charge swapin pages on instantiation Johannes Weiner
2020-06-11  9:35   ` Michal Hocko
2020-06-17  8:49     ` [PATCH for 5.8] mm: do_swap_page fix up the error code instantiation Michal Hocko
2020-06-17  9:02       ` Michal Hocko
2020-06-17 13:34         ` Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:31 ` Johannes Weiner [this message]
2020-05-08 18:31 ` [PATCH 18/19] mm: memcontrol: delete unused lrucare handling Johannes Weiner
2020-05-08 18:31 ` [PATCH 19/19] mm: memcontrol: update page->mem_cgroup stability rules Johannes Weiner
2020-06-11  9:40   ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-13 11:30 ` [PATCH 00/19 V2] mm: memcontrol: charge swapin pages on instantiation Balbir Singh
2020-05-13 12:35   ` Johannes Weiner
2020-05-14 11:04     ` Balbir Singh

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