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From: Richard Palethorpe <rpalethorpe@suse.de>
To: Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>
Cc: ltp@lists.linux.it, Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@google.com>,
	"Christoph Lameter" <cl@linux.com>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>, Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] mm: memcg/slab: Stop reparented obj_cgroups from charging root
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 06:40:57 +0100
Message-ID: <87v9fasp7a.fsf@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201014200833.GA19363@carbon.lan>

Hello Roman,

Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com> writes:

> Hi Richard!
>
>> SLAB objects which outlive their memcg are moved to their parent
>> memcg where they may be uncharged. However if they are moved to the
>> root memcg, uncharging will result in negative page counter values as
>> root has no page counters.
>> 
>> To prevent this, we check whether we are about to uncharge the root
>> memcg and skip it if we are. Possibly instead; the obj_cgroups should
>> be removed from their slabs and any per cpu stocks instead of
>> reparenting them to root?
>
> It would be really complex. I think your fix is totally fine.
> We have similar checks in cancel_charge(), uncharge_batch(),
> mem_cgroup_swapout(), mem_cgroup_uncharge_swap() etc.
>
>
> Acked-by: Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>
>
> Thanks!

Great I will respin.

-- 
Thank you,
Richard.


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Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-14 19:07 Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-14 20:08 ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-16  5:40   ` Richard Palethorpe [this message]
2020-10-16  9:47 ` Michal Koutný
2020-10-16 10:41   ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-16 15:05     ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-16 17:26       ` Michal Koutný
2020-10-16 14:53   ` Johannes Weiner
2020-10-16 17:02     ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-16 17:15     ` Michal Koutný
2020-10-19  8:45       ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-19  9:58         ` [PATCH v3] " Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-19 16:58           ` Shakeel Butt
2020-10-20  5:52             ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-20 13:49               ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-20 16:56                 ` Shakeel Butt
2020-10-21 20:32                   ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-20 17:24               ` Michal Koutný
2020-10-22  7:04                 ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-22 12:28                   ` [PATCH v4] " Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-22 16:37                     ` Shakeel Butt
2020-10-22 17:25                       ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-22 23:59                         ` Shakeel Butt
2020-10-23  0:40                           ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-23 15:44                             ` Johannes Weiner
2020-10-23 16:41                             ` Shakeel Butt
2020-10-26  7:32                             ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-26 23:14                               ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-19 22:28       ` [RFC PATCH] " Roman Gushchin
2020-10-20  6:04         ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-20 12:02           ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-20 14:48         ` Richard Palethorpe
2020-10-20 16:27         ` Michal Koutný
2020-10-20 17:07           ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-20 18:18             ` Johannes Weiner
2020-10-21 19:33               ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-23 16:30                 ` Johannes Weiner
2020-11-10  1:27                   ` Roman Gushchin
2020-11-10 15:11                     ` Shakeel Butt
2020-11-10 19:13                       ` Roman Gushchin
2020-11-20 17:46                       ` Michal Koutný
2020-11-03 13:22                 ` Michal Hocko
2020-11-03 21:30                   ` Roman Gushchin
2020-10-20 16:55         ` Shakeel Butt
2020-10-20 17:17           ` Roman Gushchin

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