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From: Balbir Singh <bsingharora@gmail.com>
To: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	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: Re: [PATCH 00/19 V2] mm: memcontrol: charge swapin pages on instantiation
Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 21:04:53 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f6a474e3-b491-dbf2-c404-f04999b039ff@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200513123545.GB488426@cmpxchg.org>



On 13/5/20 10:35 pm, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> As a result, the memcg gets a breakdown for memory.stat without having
> to have private knowledge of what a page cache page is - how to test
> it, when it's safe to test it, whether there can be huge pages in the
> page cache, etc. pp. Memcg can focus on counting bytes, and the VM
> code that is specialized in dealing with the page cache (or anon
> pages, or shmem pages) can fill in those kinds of details for us.
> 
> Less dependencies, less duplication, simpler API rules.
> 
> The memory.stat output is the same, it's just much simpler code.

Makes sense! Thanks, I should spend some time to re-read all of the memcontrol.c code :)

Balbir Singh.


      reply	other threads:[~2020-05-14 11:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-08 18:30 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 ` [PATCH 17/19] mm: memcontrol: document the new swap control behavior Johannes Weiner
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 [this message]

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