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From: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill@shutemov.name>,
	Christopher Lameter <cl@linux.com>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] mm/page_alloc: Keep memoryless cpuless node 0 offline
Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 23:17:31 +0530
Message-ID: <20200511174731.GD1961@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ce9d47bc-f92c-dd22-0d59-e8d59c913526@redhat.com>

* David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com> [2020-05-08 15:42:12]:

Hi David,

Thanks for the steps to tryout.

> > 
> > #! /bin/bash
> > sudo x86_64-softmmu/qemu-system-x86_64 \
> >     --enable-kvm \
> >     -m 4G,maxmem=20G,slots=2 \
> >     -smp sockets=2,cores=2 \
> >     -numa node,nodeid=0,cpus=0-1,mem=4G -numa node,nodeid=1,cpus=2-3,mem=0G \
> 
> Sorry, this line has to be
> 
> -numa node,nodeid=0,cpus=0-3,mem=4G -numa node,nodeid=1,mem=0G \
> 
> >     -kernel /home/dhildenb/git/linux/arch/x86_64/boot/bzImage \
> >     -append "console=ttyS0 rd.shell rd.luks=0 rd.lvm=0 rd.md=0 rd.dm=0" \
> >     -initrd /boot/initramfs-5.2.8-200.fc30.x86_64.img \
> >     -machine pc,nvdimm \
> >     -nographic \
> >     -nodefaults \
> >     -chardev stdio,id=serial \
> >     -device isa-serial,chardev=serial \
> >     -chardev socket,id=monitor,path=/var/tmp/monitor,server,nowait \
> >     -mon chardev=monitor,mode=readline
> > 
> > to get a cpu-less and memory-less node 1. Never tried with node 0.
> > 

I tried 

qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 4G,maxmem=20G,slots=2 -smp sockets=2,cores=2 -cpu host -numa node,nodeid=0,cpus=0-3,mem=4G -numa node,nodeid=1,mem=0G -vga none -nographic -serial mon:stdio /home/srikar/fedora.qcow2

and the resulting guest was.

[root@localhost ~]# numactl -H
available: 1 nodes (0)
node 0 cpus: 0 1 2 3
node 0 size: 3927 MB
node 0 free: 3316 MB
node distances:
node   0
  0:  10

[root@localhost ~]# lscpu
Architecture:        x86_64
CPU op-mode(s):      32-bit, 64-bit
Byte Order:          Little Endian
Address sizes:       40 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
CPU(s):              4
On-line CPU(s) list: 0-3
Thread(s) per core:  1
Core(s) per socket:  2
Socket(s):           2
NUMA node(s):        1
Vendor ID:           GenuineIntel
CPU family:          6
Model:               46
Model name:          Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           X7560  @ 2.27GHz
Stepping:            6
CPU MHz:             2260.986
BogoMIPS:            4521.97
Virtualization:      VT-x
Hypervisor vendor:   KVM
Virtualization type: full
L1d cache:           32K
L1i cache:           32K
L2 cache:            4096K
L3 cache:            16384K
NUMA node0 CPU(s):   0-3
Flags:               fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ht syscall nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon rep_good nopl xtopology cpuid tsc_known_freq pni vmx ssse3 cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 x2apic popcnt tsc_deadline_timer hypervisor lahf_lm cpuid_fault pti ssbd ibrs ibpb tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid tsc_adjust arat umip arch_capabilities

[root@localhost ~]# cat /sys/devices/system/node/online
0
[root@localhost ~]# cat /sys/devices/system/node/possible
0-1

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I also tried

qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 4G,maxmem=20G,slots=2 -smp sockets=2,cores=2 -cpu host -numa node,nodeid=1,cpus=0-3,mem=4G -numa node,nodeid=0,mem=0G -vga none -nographic -serial mon:stdio /home/srikar/fedora.qcow2

and the resulting guest was.

[root@localhost ~]# numactl -H
available: 1 nodes (0)
node 0 cpus: 0 1 2 3
node 0 size: 3927 MB
node 0 free: 3316 MB
node distances:
node   0
  0:  10

[root@localhost ~]# lscpu
Architecture:        x86_64
CPU op-mode(s):      32-bit, 64-bit
Byte Order:          Little Endian
Address sizes:       40 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
CPU(s):              4
On-line CPU(s) list: 0-3
Thread(s) per core:  1
Core(s) per socket:  2
Socket(s):           2
NUMA node(s):        1
Vendor ID:           GenuineIntel
CPU family:          6
Model:               46
Model name:          Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           X7560  @ 2.27GHz
Stepping:            6
CPU MHz:             2260.986
BogoMIPS:            4521.97
Virtualization:      VT-x
Hypervisor vendor:   KVM
Virtualization type: full
L1d cache:           32K
L1i cache:           32K
L2 cache:            4096K
L3 cache:            16384K
NUMA node0 CPU(s):   0-3
Flags:               fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ht syscall nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon rep_good nopl xtopology cpuid tsc_known_freq pni vmx ssse3 cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 x2apic popcnt tsc_deadline_timer hypervisor lahf_lm cpuid_fault pti ssbd ibrs ibpb tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid tsc_adjust arat umip arch_capabilities

[root@localhost ~]# cat /sys/devices/system/node/online
0
[root@localhost ~]# cat /sys/devices/system/node/possible
0-1

Even without my patch, both the combinations, I am still unable to see a
cpuless, memoryless node being online. And the interesting part being even
if I mark node 0 as cpuless,memoryless and node 1 as actual node, the system
somewhere marks node 0 as the actual node.

> 
> David / dhildenb
> 

-- 
Thanks and Regards
Srikar Dronamraju

  reply index

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-28  9:38 [PATCH v2 0/3] Offline memoryless cpuless node 0 Srikar Dronamraju
2020-04-28  9:38 ` [PATCH v2 1/3] powerpc/numa: Set numa_node for all possible cpus Srikar Dronamraju
2020-04-28  9:38 ` [PATCH v2 2/3] powerpc/numa: Prefer node id queried from vphn Srikar Dronamraju
2020-04-29  6:52   ` Gautham R Shenoy
2020-04-30  4:34     ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-04-28  9:38 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] mm/page_alloc: Keep memoryless cpuless node 0 offline Srikar Dronamraju
2020-04-28 23:59   ` Andrew Morton
2020-04-29  1:41     ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-04-29 12:22       ` Michal Hocko
2020-04-30  7:18         ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-05-04  9:37           ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-08 13:03             ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-05-08 13:39               ` David Hildenbrand
2020-05-08 13:42                 ` David Hildenbrand
2020-05-11 17:47                   ` Srikar Dronamraju [this message]
2020-05-12  7:49                     ` David Hildenbrand
2020-05-12 10:42                       ` Srikar Dronamraju

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