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From: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
To: Rik van Riel <riel@surriel.com>, Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Cc: Yu Xu <xuyu@linux.alibaba.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>,
	Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, kernel-team@fb.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mm,thp,shmem: limit shmem THP alloc gfp_mask
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:52:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4f98ea59-a9df-de6d-1084-8a8867c20052@suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201022124511.72448a5f@imladris.surriel.com>

On 10/22/20 6:45 PM, Rik van Riel wrote:
> The allocation flags of anonymous transparent huge pages can be controlled
> through the files in /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/defrag, which can
> help the system from getting bogged down in the page reclaim and compaction
> code when many THPs are getting allocated simultaneously.
> 
> However, the gfp_mask for shmem THP allocations were not limited by those
> configuration settings, and some workloads ended up with all CPUs stuck
> on the LRU lock in the page reclaim code, trying to allocate dozens of
> THPs simultaneously.
> 
> This patch applies the same configurated limitation of THPs to shmem
> hugepage allocations, to prevent that from happening.
> 
> This way a THP defrag setting of "never" or "defer+madvise" will result
> in quick allocation failures without direct reclaim when no 2MB free
> pages are available.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Rik van Riel <riel@surriel.com>

Acked-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>

> ---
> v2: move gfp calculation to shmem_getpage_gfp as suggested by Yu Xu
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/gfp.h b/include/linux/gfp.h
> index c603237e006c..0a5b164a26d9 100644
> --- a/include/linux/gfp.h
> +++ b/include/linux/gfp.h
> @@ -614,6 +614,8 @@ bool gfp_pfmemalloc_allowed(gfp_t gfp_mask);
>   extern void pm_restrict_gfp_mask(void);
>   extern void pm_restore_gfp_mask(void);
>   
> +extern gfp_t alloc_hugepage_direct_gfpmask(struct vm_area_struct *vma);
> +
>   #ifdef CONFIG_PM_SLEEP
>   extern bool pm_suspended_storage(void);
>   #else
> diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
> index 9474dbc150ed..9b08ce5cc387 100644
> --- a/mm/huge_memory.c
> +++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
> @@ -649,7 +649,7 @@ static vm_fault_t __do_huge_pmd_anonymous_page(struct vm_fault *vmf,
>    *	    available
>    * never: never stall for any thp allocation
>    */
> -static inline gfp_t alloc_hugepage_direct_gfpmask(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
> +gfp_t alloc_hugepage_direct_gfpmask(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
>   {
>   	const bool vma_madvised = !!(vma->vm_flags & VM_HUGEPAGE);
>   
> diff --git a/mm/shmem.c b/mm/shmem.c
> index 537c137698f8..9710b9df91e9 100644
> --- a/mm/shmem.c
> +++ b/mm/shmem.c
> @@ -1545,8 +1545,8 @@ static struct page *shmem_alloc_hugepage(gfp_t gfp,
>   		return NULL;
>   
>   	shmem_pseudo_vma_init(&pvma, info, hindex);
> -	page = alloc_pages_vma(gfp | __GFP_COMP | __GFP_NORETRY | __GFP_NOWARN,
> -			HPAGE_PMD_ORDER, &pvma, 0, numa_node_id(), true);
> +	page = alloc_pages_vma(gfp, HPAGE_PMD_ORDER, &pvma, 0, numa_node_id(),
> +			       true);
>   	shmem_pseudo_vma_destroy(&pvma);
>   	if (page)
>   		prep_transhuge_page(page);
> @@ -1802,6 +1802,7 @@ static int shmem_getpage_gfp(struct inode *inode, pgoff_t index,
>   	struct page *page;
>   	enum sgp_type sgp_huge = sgp;
>   	pgoff_t hindex = index;
> +	gfp_t huge_gfp;
>   	int error;
>   	int once = 0;
>   	int alloced = 0;
> @@ -1887,7 +1888,8 @@ static int shmem_getpage_gfp(struct inode *inode, pgoff_t index,
>   	}
>   
>   alloc_huge:
> -	page = shmem_alloc_and_acct_page(gfp, inode, index, true);
> +	huge_gfp = alloc_hugepage_direct_gfpmask(vma);
> +	page = shmem_alloc_and_acct_page(huge_gfp, inode, index, true);
>   	if (IS_ERR(page)) {
>   alloc_nohuge:
>   		page = shmem_alloc_and_acct_page(gfp, inode,
> 



  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-22 16:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-22 16:45 [PATCH v2] mm,thp,shmem: limit shmem THP alloc gfp_mask Rik van Riel
2020-10-22 16:52 ` Vlastimil Babka [this message]
2020-10-23  2:54 ` Hugh Dickins
2020-10-23  3:40   ` Rik van Riel
2020-10-23  8:49     ` Michal Hocko
2020-10-23 12:55     ` Matthew Wilcox

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