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From: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
To: Linux-MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	Linux-RT-Users <linux-rt-users@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@redhat.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>, Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
Subject: [PATCH 09/11] mm/page_alloc: Explicitly acquire the zone lock in __free_pages_ok
Date: Wed,  7 Apr 2021 21:24:21 +0100
Message-ID: <20210407202423.16022-10-mgorman@techsingularity.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210407202423.16022-1-mgorman@techsingularity.net>

__free_pages_ok() disables IRQs before calling a common helper
free_one_page() that acquires the zone lock. While this is safe, it
unnecessarily disables IRQs on PREEMPT_RT kernels.

This patch explicitly acquires the lock with spin_lock_irqsave instead of
relying on a helper. This removes the last instance of local_irq_save()
in page_alloc.c.

Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
---
 mm/page_alloc.c | 13 +++++--------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
index 1bb5b522a0f9..d94ec53367bd 100644
--- a/mm/page_alloc.c
+++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
@@ -1559,21 +1559,18 @@ static void __free_pages_ok(struct page *page, unsigned int order,
 	unsigned long flags;
 	int migratetype;
 	unsigned long pfn = page_to_pfn(page);
+	struct zone *zone = page_zone(page);
 
 	if (!free_pages_prepare(page, order, true))
 		return;
 
 	migratetype = get_pfnblock_migratetype(page, pfn);
 
-	/*
-	 * TODO FIX: Disable IRQs before acquiring IRQ-safe zone->lock
-	 * and protect vmstat updates.
-	 */
-	local_irq_save(flags);
+	spin_lock_irqsave(&zone->lock, flags);
 	__count_vm_events(PGFREE, 1 << order);
-	free_one_page(page_zone(page), page, pfn, order, migratetype,
-		      fpi_flags);
-	local_irq_restore(flags);
+	migratetype = check_migratetype_isolated(zone, page, pfn, migratetype);
+	__free_one_page(page, pfn, zone, order, migratetype, fpi_flags);
+	spin_unlock_irqrestore(&zone->lock, flags);
 }
 
 void __free_pages_core(struct page *page, unsigned int order)
-- 
2.26.2


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Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07 20:24 [PATCH 0/11 v2] Use local_lock for pcp protection and reduce stat overhead Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 01/11] mm/page_alloc: Split per cpu page lists and zone stats Mel Gorman
2021-04-12 17:43   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-04-13 13:27     ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 02/11] mm/page_alloc: Convert per-cpu list protection to local_lock Mel Gorman
2021-04-08 10:52   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-04-08 17:42     ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-09  6:39       ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-04-09  7:59         ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-09  8:24           ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-04-09 13:32             ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-09 18:55               ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-04-12 11:56                 ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-12 21:47                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-04-13 16:52                     ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 03/11] mm/memory_hotplug: Make unpopulated zones PCP structures unreachable during hot remove Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 04/11] mm/vmstat: Convert NUMA statistics to basic NUMA counters Mel Gorman
2021-04-14 12:56   ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-04-14 15:18     ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-14 15:56       ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-04-15 10:06         ` Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 05/11] mm/vmstat: Inline NUMA event counter updates Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 06/11] mm/page_alloc: Batch the accounting updates in the bulk allocator Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 07/11] mm/page_alloc: Reduce duration that IRQs are disabled for VM counters Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 08/11] mm/page_alloc: Remove duplicate checks if migratetype should be isolated Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` Mel Gorman [this message]
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 10/11] mm/page_alloc: Avoid conflating IRQs disabled with zone->lock Mel Gorman
2021-04-07 20:24 ` [PATCH 11/11] mm/page_alloc: Update PGFREE outside the zone lock in __free_pages_ok Mel Gorman
2021-04-08 10:56 ` [PATCH 0/11 v2] Use local_lock for pcp protection and reduce stat overhead Peter Zijlstra
2021-04-08 17:48   ` Mel Gorman

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