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From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.duyck@gmail.com>
To: kvm@vger.kernel.org, david@redhat.com, mst@redhat.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, mgorman@techsingularity.net
Cc: yang.zhang.wz@gmail.com, pagupta@redhat.com,
	konrad.wilk@oracle.com, nitesh@redhat.com, riel@surriel.com,
	willy@infradead.org, lcapitulino@redhat.com,
	dave.hansen@intel.com, wei.w.wang@intel.com, aarcange@redhat.com,
	pbonzini@redhat.com, dan.j.williams@intel.com, mhocko@kernel.org,
	alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com, vbabka@suse.cz,
	osalvador@suse.de
Subject: [PATCH v17 7/9] mm/page_reporting: Rotate reported pages to the tail of the list
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:47:08 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200211224708.29318.16862.stgit@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200211224416.29318.44077.stgit@localhost.localdomain>

From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>

Rather than walking over the same pages again and again to get to the pages
that have yet to be reported we can save ourselves a significant amount of
time by simply rotating the list so that when we have a full list of
reported pages the head of the list is pointing to the next non-reported
page. Doing this should save us some significant time when processing each
free list.

This doesn't gain us much in the standard case as all of the non-reported
pages should be near the top of the list already. However in the case of
page shuffling this results in a noticeable improvement. Below are the
will-it-scale page_fault1 w/ THP numbers for 16 tasks with and without
this patch.

Without:
tasks   processes       processes_idle  threads         threads_idle
16      8093776.25      0.17            5393242.00      38.20

With:
tasks   processes       processes_idle  threads         threads_idle
16      8283274.75      0.17            5594261.00      38.15

Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>
---
 mm/page_reporting.c |   30 ++++++++++++++++++++++--------
 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/page_reporting.c b/mm/page_reporting.c
index 1047c6872d4f..6885e74c2367 100644
--- a/mm/page_reporting.c
+++ b/mm/page_reporting.c
@@ -131,17 +131,27 @@ void __page_reporting_notify(void)
 		if (PageReported(page))
 			continue;
 
-		/* Attempt to pull page from list */
-		if (!__isolate_free_page(page, order))
-			break;
+		/* Attempt to pull page from list and place in scatterlist */
+		if (*offset) {
+			if (!__isolate_free_page(page, order)) {
+				next = page;
+				break;
+			}
 
-		/* Add page to scatter list */
-		--(*offset);
-		sg_set_page(&sgl[*offset], page, page_len, 0);
+			/* Add page to scatter list */
+			--(*offset);
+			sg_set_page(&sgl[*offset], page, page_len, 0);
 
-		/* If scatterlist isn't full grab more pages */
-		if (*offset)
 			continue;
+		}
+
+		/*
+		 * Make the first non-processed page in the free list
+		 * the new head of the free list before we release the
+		 * zone lock.
+		 */
+		if (&page->lru != list && !list_is_first(&page->lru, list))
+			list_rotate_to_front(&page->lru, list);
 
 		/* release lock before waiting on report processing */
 		spin_unlock_irq(&zone->lock);
@@ -169,6 +179,10 @@ void __page_reporting_notify(void)
 			break;
 	}
 
+	/* Rotate any leftover pages to the head of the freelist */
+	if (&next->lru != list && !list_is_first(&next->lru, list))
+		list_rotate_to_front(&next->lru, list);
+
 	spin_unlock_irq(&zone->lock);
 
 	return err;


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-02-11 22:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-11 22:45 [PATCH v17 0/9] mm / virtio: Provide support for free page reporting Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:46 ` [PATCH v17 1/9] mm: Adjust shuffle code to allow for future coalescing Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:46 ` [PATCH v17 2/9] mm: Use zone and order instead of free area in free_list manipulators Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:46 ` [PATCH v17 3/9] mm: Add function __putback_isolated_page Alexander Duyck
2020-02-19 14:33   ` Mel Gorman
2020-02-11 22:46 ` [PATCH v17 4/9] mm: Introduce Reported pages Alexander Duyck
2020-02-19 14:55   ` Mel Gorman
2020-02-20 18:44     ` Alexander Duyck
2020-02-20 22:35       ` Mel Gorman
2020-02-21 19:25         ` Alexander Duyck
2020-02-21 20:19           ` Mel Gorman
2020-02-11 22:46 ` [PATCH v17 5/9] virtio-balloon: Pull page poisoning config out of free page hinting Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:46 ` [PATCH v17 6/9] virtio-balloon: Add support for providing free page reports to host Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:47 ` Alexander Duyck [this message]
2020-02-19 14:59   ` [PATCH v17 7/9] mm/page_reporting: Rotate reported pages to the tail of the list Mel Gorman
2020-02-11 22:47 ` [PATCH v17 8/9] mm/page_reporting: Add budget limit on how many pages can be reported per pass Alexander Duyck
2020-02-19 15:02   ` Mel Gorman
2020-02-11 22:47 ` [PATCH v17 9/9] mm/page_reporting: Add free page reporting documentation Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:51 ` [PATCH v17 QEMU 1/3] virtio-ballon: Implement support for page poison tracking feature Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:51 ` [PATCH v17 QEMU 2/3] virtio-balloon: Add support for providing free page reports to host Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:51 ` [PATCH v17 QEMU 3/3] virtio-balloon: Provide a interface for free page reporting Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 22:53 ` [PATCH v17 QEMU 4/3 RFC] memory: Add support for MADV_FREE as mechanism to lazy discard pages Alexander Duyck
2020-02-11 23:05 ` [PATCH v17 0/9] mm / virtio: Provide support for free page reporting Andrew Morton
2020-02-11 23:55   ` Alexander Duyck
2020-02-12  0:19     ` Andrew Morton
2020-02-12  1:19       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-02-18 16:37       ` Alexander Duyck
2020-02-19  8:49         ` Mel Gorman
2020-02-19 15:06         ` Mel Gorman

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