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From: Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw>
To: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>,
	Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@kernel.org>,
	Iurii Zaikin <yzaikin@google.com>,
	andi.kleen@intel.com, tim.c.chen@intel.com,
	dave.hansen@intel.com, ying.huang@intel.com, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] make vm_committed_as_batch aware of vm overcommit policy
Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 11:42:50 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200527154250.GB741@lca.pw> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200527133332.GA20232@shbuild999.sh.intel.com>

On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 09:33:32PM +0800, Feng Tang wrote:
> Hi Qian,
> 
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 08:05:49AM -0400, Qian Cai wrote:
> > On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 06:46:06PM +0800, Feng Tang wrote:
> > > Hi Qian,
> > > 
> > > On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 10:25:39PM -0400, Qian Cai wrote:
> > > > > > > > [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/3/5/57
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Reverted this series fixed a warning under memory pressue.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Andrew, Stephen, can you drop this series?
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > [ 3319.257898] LTP: starting oom01
> > > > > > > [ 3319.284417] ------------[ cut here ]------------
> > > > > > > [ 3319.284439] memory commitment underflow
> > > > > 
> > > > > Thanks for the catch!
> > > > > 
> > > > > Could you share the info about the platform, like the CPU numbers
> > > > > and RAM size, and what's the mmap test size of your test program.
> > > > > It would be great if you can point me the link to the test program.
> > > > 
> > > > I have been reproduced this on both AMD and Intel. The test just
> > > > allocating memory and swapping.
> > > > 
> > > > https://github.com/linux-test-project/ltp/blob/master/testcases/kernel/mem/oom/oom01.c
> > > > https://github.com/linux-test-project/ltp/blob/master/testcases/kernel/mem/tunable/overcommit_memory.c
> > > > 
> > > > It might be better to run the whole LTP mm tests if none of the above
> > > > triggers it for you which has quite a few memory pressurers.
> > > > 
> > > > /opt/ltp/runltp -f mm
> > > 
> > > Thanks for sharing. I tried to reproduce this on 2 server plaforms,
> > > but can't reproduce it, and they are still under testing.
> > > 
> > > Meanwhile, could you help to try the below patch, which is based on
> > > Andi's suggestion and have some debug info. The warning is a little
> > > strange, as the condition is
> > > 
> > > 	(percpu_counter_read(&vm_committed_as) <
> > >                        -(s64)vm_committed_as_batch * num_online_cpus())
> > > 
> > > while for your platform (48 CPU + 128 GB RAM), the
> > > '-(s64)vm_committed_as_batch * num_online_cpus()'
> > > is a s64 value: '-32G', which makes the condition hard to be true,
> > > and when it is,  it could be triggered by some magic for s32/s64
> > > operations around the percpu-counter. 
> > 
> > Here is the information on AMD and powerpc below affected by this. It
> > could need a bit patient to reproduce, but our usual daily CI would
> > trigger it eventually after a few tries.
> > 
> > # git clone https://github.com/cailca/linux-mm.git
> > # cd linux-mm
> > # ./compile.sh
> > # systemctl reboot
> > # ./test.sh
> 
> I just downloaded it, and it failed on my desktop machine as it failed
> in 'yum' and 'grub2' setup. The difficulty for me to reproduce is the
> test platforms are behind the 0day framework, and I can hardly  setup
> external test suits, though I have been trying for all day today :) 

I tried your debug patch and it did not even compile on linux-next
(where the issue was happened) and I am running out of time today. It
probably need to reproduce on large systems as it did not happen on one
of our small s390 system here.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-27 15:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-08  7:25 Feng Tang
2020-05-08  7:25 ` [PATCH 1/3] proc/meminfo: avoid open coded reading of vm_committed_as Feng Tang
2020-05-15  7:22   ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-08  7:25 ` [PATCH 2/3] mm/util.c: make vm_memory_committed() more accurate Feng Tang
2020-05-15  7:23   ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-15  8:11     ` Feng Tang
2020-05-15  9:04       ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-15 13:01         ` Feng Tang
2020-05-08  7:25 ` [PATCH 3/3] mm: adjust vm_committed_as_batch according to vm overcommit policy Feng Tang
2020-05-08 11:24   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-05-08 12:33     ` Feng Tang
2020-05-15  7:41   ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-15  8:02     ` Feng Tang
2020-05-15  9:08       ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-15 11:26         ` Feng Tang
2020-05-15  7:44   ` Michal Hocko
2020-05-15  8:38     ` Feng Tang
2020-05-21 21:27 ` [PATCH 0/3] make vm_committed_as_batch aware of " Qian Cai
2020-05-26 18:14   ` Qian Cai
2020-05-27  1:14     ` Andi Kleen
2020-05-27  1:43       ` Feng Tang
2020-05-27  1:46     ` Feng Tang
2020-05-27  2:25       ` Qian Cai
2020-05-27 10:46         ` Feng Tang
2020-05-27 12:05           ` Qian Cai
2020-05-27 13:33             ` Feng Tang
2020-05-27 15:42               ` Qian Cai [this message]
2020-05-28 14:18           ` Qian Cai
2020-05-28 15:10             ` Feng Tang
2020-05-28 15:21               ` Kleen, Andi
2020-05-29 15:43                 ` Feng Tang
2020-05-29 15:50                   ` Andi Kleen
2020-05-29 16:04                     ` Feng Tang
2020-05-28 15:48               ` Michal Hocko

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