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From: rppt@linux.ibm.com (Mike Rapoport)
To: linux-snps-arc@lists.infradead.org
Subject: [PATCH v2 10/21] memblock: refactor internal allocation functions
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2019 12:04:28 +0200
Message-ID: <20190203100428.GB8620@rapoport-lnx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ftt5nrcn.fsf@concordia.ellerman.id.au>

On Sun, Feb 03, 2019@08:39:20PM +1100, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> Mike Rapoport <rppt at linux.ibm.com> writes:
> 
> > Currently, memblock has several internal functions with overlapping
> > functionality. They all call memblock_find_in_range_node() to find free
> > memory and then reserve the allocated range and mark it with kmemleak.
> > However, there is difference in the allocation constraints and in fallback
> > strategies.
> >
> > The allocations returning physical address first attempt to find free
> > memory on the specified node within mirrored memory regions, then retry on
> > the same node without the requirement for memory mirroring and finally fall
> > back to all available memory.
> >
> > The allocations returning virtual address start with clamping the allowed
> > range to memblock.current_limit, attempt to allocate from the specified
> > node from regions with mirroring and with user defined minimal address. If
> > such allocation fails, next attempt is done with node restriction lifted.
> > Next, the allocation is retried with minimal address reset to zero and at
> > last without the requirement for mirrored regions.
> >
> > Let's consolidate various fallbacks handling and make them more consistent
> > for physical and virtual variants. Most of the fallback handling is moved
> > to memblock_alloc_range_nid() and it now handles node and mirror fallbacks.
> >
> > The memblock_alloc_internal() uses memblock_alloc_range_nid() to get a
> > physical address of the allocated range and converts it to virtual address.
> >
> > The fallback for allocation below the specified minimal address remains in
> > memblock_alloc_internal() because memblock_alloc_range_nid() is used by CMA
> > with exact requirement for lower bounds.
> 
> This is causing problems on some of my machines.
> 
> I see NODE_DATA allocations falling back to node 0 when they shouldn't,
> or didn't previously.
> 
> eg, before:
> 
> 57990190: (116011251): numa:   NODE_DATA [mem 0xfffe4980-0xfffebfff]
> 58152042: (116373087): numa:   NODE_DATA [mem 0x8fff90980-0x8fff97fff]
> 
> after:
> 
> 16356872061562: (6296877055): numa:   NODE_DATA [mem 0xfffe4980-0xfffebfff]
> 16356872079279: (6296894772): numa:   NODE_DATA [mem 0xfffcd300-0xfffd497f]
> 16356872096376: (6296911869): numa:     NODE_DATA(1) on node 0
> 
> 
> On some of my other systems it does that, and then panics because it
> can't allocate anything at all:
> 
> [    0.000000] numa:   NODE_DATA [mem 0x7ffcaee80-0x7ffcb3fff]
> [    0.000000] numa:   NODE_DATA [mem 0x7ffc99d00-0x7ffc9ee7f]
> [    0.000000] numa:     NODE_DATA(1) on node 0
> [    0.000000] Kernel panic - not syncing: Cannot allocate 20864 bytes for node 16 data
> [    0.000000] CPU: 0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper Not tainted 5.0.0-rc4-gccN-next-20190201-gdc4c899 #1
> [    0.000000] Call Trace:
> [    0.000000] [c0000000011cfca0] [c000000000c11044] dump_stack+0xe8/0x164 (unreliable)
> [    0.000000] [c0000000011cfcf0] [c0000000000fdd6c] panic+0x17c/0x3e0
> [    0.000000] [c0000000011cfd90] [c000000000f61bc8] initmem_init+0x128/0x260
> [    0.000000] [c0000000011cfe60] [c000000000f57940] setup_arch+0x398/0x418
> [    0.000000] [c0000000011cfee0] [c000000000f50a94] start_kernel+0xa0/0x684
> [    0.000000] [c0000000011cff90] [c00000000000af70] start_here_common+0x1c/0x52c
> [    0.000000] Rebooting in 180 seconds..
> 
> 
> So there's something going wrong there, I haven't had time to dig into
> it though (Sunday night here).

I'll try to see if I can reproduce it with qemu.
 
> cheers
> 

-- 
Sincerely yours,
Mike.

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Thread overview: 52+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-21  8:03 [PATCH v2 00/21] Refine memblock API rppt
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 01/21] openrisc: prefer memblock APIs returning virtual address rppt
2019-01-27  3:07   ` shorne
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 02/21] powerpc: use memblock functions " rppt
2019-01-29  9:52   ` mpe
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 03/21] memblock: replace memblock_alloc_base(ANYWHERE) with memblock_phys_alloc rppt
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 04/21] memblock: drop memblock_alloc_base_nid() rppt
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 05/21] memblock: emphasize that memblock_alloc_range() returns a physical address rppt
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 06/21] memblock: memblock_phys_alloc_try_nid(): don't panic rppt
2019-01-25 17:45   ` catalin.marinas
2019-01-25 19:32     ` rppt
2019-01-29  9:56   ` mpe
2019-01-29  9:58     ` mpe
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 07/21] memblock: memblock_phys_alloc(): " rppt
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 08/21] memblock: drop __memblock_alloc_base() rppt
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 09/21] memblock: drop memblock_alloc_base() rppt
2019-01-29 10:29   ` mpe
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 10/21] memblock: refactor internal allocation functions rppt
2019-02-03  9:39   ` mpe
2019-02-03 10:04     ` rppt [this message]
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 11/21] memblock: make memblock_find_in_range_node() and choose_memblock_flags() static rppt
2019-01-21  8:03 ` [PATCH v2 12/21] arch: use memblock_alloc() instead of memblock_alloc_from(size, align, 0) rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 13/21] arch: don't memset(0) memory returned by memblock_alloc() rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 14/21] ia64: add checks for the return value of memblock_alloc*() rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 15/21] sparc: " rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 16/21] mm/percpu: " rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 17/21] init/main: " rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 18/21] swiotlb: " rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 19/21] treewide: " rppt
2019-01-21  8:39   ` geert
2019-01-21 17:18   ` robh
2019-01-31  6:07   ` christophe.leroy
2019-01-31  6:41     ` rppt
2019-01-31  6:44       ` christophe.leroy
2019-01-31  7:07         ` christophe.leroy
2019-01-31  7:14           ` rppt
2019-01-31 15:23   ` jcmvbkbc
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 20/21] memblock: memblock_alloc_try_nid: don't panic rppt
2019-01-21  8:04 ` [PATCH v2 21/21] memblock: drop memblock_alloc_*_nopanic() variants rppt
2019-01-30 13:38   ` pmladek
2019-09-24 17:52 ` [PATCH v2 00/21] Refine memblock API aford173
2019-09-25 12:12   ` festevam
2019-09-25 12:17     ` aford173
2019-09-25 15:17       ` festevam
2019-09-26 13:09         ` aford173
2019-09-26 16:04           ` rppt
2019-09-26 19:35             ` aford173
2019-09-28  7:33               ` rppt
2019-09-29 13:33                 ` aford173
2019-10-02  0:14                   ` aford173
2019-10-02  7:36                     ` rppt
2019-10-02 11:14                       ` aford173

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