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From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.duyck@gmail.com>
To: Alex Shi <alex.shi@linux.alibaba.com>
Cc: Yang Shi <yang.shi@linux.alibaba.com>,
	kbuild test robot <lkp@intel.com>,
	 Rong Chen <rong.a.chen@intel.com>,
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	Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>, Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>,
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Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 2/3] mm: Drop use of test_and_set_skip in favor of just setting skip
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 14:15:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CAKgT0Ue=DwVAr+dG8Ff04mUY5ZCG6cpvHCG=bP1w=HujiCp0BQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAKgT0Uf0TbRBVsuGZ1bgh5rdFp+vARkP=+GgD4-DP3Gy6cj+pA@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, Aug 14, 2020 at 7:24 AM Alexander Duyck
<alexander.duyck@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2020 at 12:19 AM Alex Shi <alex.shi@linux.alibaba.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > 在 2020/8/13 下午12:02, Alexander Duyck 写道:
> > >
> > > Since we have dropped the late abort case we can drop the code that was
> > > clearing the LRU flag and calling page_put since the abort case will now
> > > not be holding a reference to a page.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>
> >
> > seems the case-lru-file-mmap-read case drop about 3% on this patch in a rough testing.
> > on my 80 core machine.
>
> I'm not sure how it could have that much impact on the performance
> since the total effect would just be dropping what should be a
> redundant test since we tested the skip bit before we took the LRU
> bit, so we shouldn't need to test it again after.
>
> I finally got my test setup working last night. I'll have to do some
> testing in my environment and I can start trying to see what is going
> on.

So I ran the case-lru-file-mmap-read a few times and I don't see how
it is supposed to be testing the compaction code. It doesn't seem like
compaction is running at least on my system as a result of the test
script. I wonder if testing this code wouldn't be better done using
something like thpscale from the
mmtests(https://github.com/gormanm/mmtests)? It seems past changes to
the compaction code were tested using that, and the config script for
the test explains that it is designed specifically to stress the
compaction code. I have the test up and running now and hope to
collect results over the weekend.

There is one change I will probably make to this patch and that is to
place the new code that is setting skip_updated where the old code was
calling test_and_set_skip_bit. By doing that we can avoid extra checks
and it should help to reduce possible collisions when setting the skip
bit in the pageblock flags.

Thanks.

- Alex


  reply index

Thread overview: 102+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-25 12:59 [PATCH v17 00/21] per memcg lru lock Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 01/21] mm/vmscan: remove unnecessary lruvec adding Alex Shi
2020-08-06  3:47   ` Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 02/21] mm/page_idle: no unlikely double check for idle page counting Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 03/21] mm/compaction: correct the comments of compact_defer_shift Alex Shi
2020-07-27 17:29   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-28 11:59     ` Alex Shi
2020-07-28 14:17       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 04/21] mm/compaction: rename compact_deferred as compact_should_defer Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 05/21] mm/thp: move lru_add_page_tail func to huge_memory.c Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 06/21] mm/thp: clean up lru_add_page_tail Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 07/21] mm/thp: remove code path which never got into Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 08/21] mm/thp: narrow lru locking Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 09/21] mm/memcg: add debug checking in lock_page_memcg Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 10/21] mm/swap: fold vm event PGROTATED into pagevec_move_tail_fn Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 11/21] mm/lru: move lru_lock holding in func lru_note_cost_page Alex Shi
2020-08-05 21:18   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 12/21] mm/lru: move lock into lru_note_cost Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 13/21] mm/lru: introduce TestClearPageLRU Alex Shi
2020-07-29  3:53   ` Alex Shi
2020-08-05 22:43     ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-06  1:54       ` Alex Shi
2020-08-06 14:41         ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 14/21] mm/compaction: do page isolation first in compaction Alex Shi
2020-08-04 21:35   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-06 18:38   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-07  3:24     ` Alex Shi
2020-08-07 14:51       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-10 13:10         ` Alex Shi
2020-08-10 14:41           ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-11  8:22             ` Alex Shi
2020-08-11 14:47               ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-12 11:43                 ` Alex Shi
2020-08-12 12:16                   ` Alex Shi
2020-08-12 16:51                   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-13  1:46                     ` Alex Shi
2020-08-13  2:17                       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-13  3:52                         ` Alex Shi
2020-08-13  4:02                       ` [RFC PATCH 0/3] " Alexander Duyck
2020-08-13  4:02                         ` [RFC PATCH 1/3] mm: Drop locked from isolate_migratepages_block Alexander Duyck
2020-08-13  6:56                           ` Alex Shi
2020-08-13 14:32                             ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-14  7:25                               ` Alex Shi
2020-08-13  7:44                           ` Alex Shi
2020-08-13 14:26                             ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-13  4:02                         ` [RFC PATCH 2/3] mm: Drop use of test_and_set_skip in favor of just setting skip Alexander Duyck
2020-08-14  7:19                           ` Alex Shi
2020-08-14 14:24                             ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-14 21:15                               ` Alexander Duyck [this message]
2020-08-15  9:49                                 ` Alex Shi
2020-08-17 15:38                                   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-18  6:50                           ` Alex Shi
2020-08-13  4:02                         ` [RFC PATCH 3/3] mm: Identify compound pages sooner in isolate_migratepages_block Alexander Duyck
2020-08-14  7:20                           ` Alex Shi
2020-08-17 22:58   ` [PATCH v17 14/21] mm/compaction: do page isolation first in compaction Alexander Duyck
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 15/21] mm/thp: add tail pages into lru anyway in split_huge_page() Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 16/21] mm/swap: serialize memcg changes in pagevec_lru_move_fn Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 17/21] mm/lru: replace pgdat lru_lock with lruvec lock Alex Shi
2020-07-27 23:34   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-28  7:15     ` Alex Shi
2020-07-28 11:19     ` Alex Shi
2020-07-28 14:54       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-29  1:00         ` Alex Shi
2020-07-29  1:27           ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-29  2:27             ` Alex Shi
2020-07-28 15:39     ` Alex Shi
2020-07-28 15:55       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-29  0:48         ` Alex Shi
2020-07-29  3:54   ` Alex Shi
2020-08-06  7:41   ` Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 18/21] mm/lru: introduce the relock_page_lruvec function Alex Shi
2020-07-29 17:52   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-30  6:08     ` Alex Shi
2020-07-31 14:20       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-31 21:14   ` [PATCH RFC] mm: Add function for testing if the current lruvec lock is valid alexander.h.duyck
2020-07-31 23:54     ` Alex Shi
2020-08-02 18:20       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-04  6:13         ` Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 19/21] mm/vmscan: use relock for move_pages_to_lru Alex Shi
2020-08-03 22:49   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-04  6:23     ` Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 20/21] mm/pgdat: remove pgdat lru_lock Alex Shi
2020-08-03 22:42   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-03 22:45     ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-04  6:22       ` Alex Shi
2020-07-25 12:59 ` [PATCH v17 21/21] mm/lru: revise the comments of lru_lock Alex Shi
2020-08-03 22:37   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-04 10:04     ` Alex Shi
2020-08-04 14:29       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-06  1:39         ` Alex Shi
2020-08-06 16:27           ` Alexander Duyck
2020-07-27  5:40 ` [PATCH v17 00/21] per memcg lru lock Alex Shi
2020-07-29 14:49   ` Alex Shi
2020-07-29 18:06     ` Hugh Dickins
2020-07-30  2:16       ` Alex Shi
2020-08-03 15:07         ` Michal Hocko
2020-08-04  6:14           ` Alex Shi
2020-07-31 21:31 ` Alexander Duyck
2020-08-04  8:36 ` Alex Shi
2020-08-04  8:36 ` Alex Shi
2020-08-04  8:37 ` Alex Shi
2020-08-04  8:37 ` Alex Shi

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