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From: "Huang\, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>
To: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Cc: "Huang\, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>, <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>,
	"Ebru Akagunduz" <ebru.akagunduz@gmail.com>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>, "Tejun Heo" <tj@kernel.org>,
	Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>, Shaohua Li <shli@kernel.org>,
	Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>, Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>,
	<cgroups@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -mm -v9 1/3] mm, THP, swap: Delay splitting THP during swap out
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:43:12 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87inlzrjrz.fsf@yhuang-dev.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170419155252.GA3376@cmpxchg.org> (Johannes Weiner's message of "Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:52:52 -0400")

Hi, Johannes,

Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> writes:

> On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 03:06:23PM +0800, Huang, Ying wrote:
>> @@ -206,17 +212,34 @@ int add_to_swap(struct page *page, struct list_head *list)
>>  	 */
>>  	err = add_to_swap_cache(page, entry,
>>  			__GFP_HIGH|__GFP_NOMEMALLOC|__GFP_NOWARN);
>> -
>> -	if (!err) {
>> -		return 1;
>> -	} else {	/* -ENOMEM radix-tree allocation failure */
>> +	/* -ENOMEM radix-tree allocation failure */
>> +	if (err)
>>  		/*
>>  		 * add_to_swap_cache() doesn't return -EEXIST, so we can safely
>>  		 * clear SWAP_HAS_CACHE flag.
>>  		 */
>> -		swapcache_free(entry);
>> -		return 0;
>> +		goto fail_free;
>> +
>> +	if (unlikely(PageTransHuge(page))) {
>> +		err = split_huge_page_to_list(page, list);
>> +		if (err) {
>> +			delete_from_swap_cache(page);
>> +			return 0;
>> +		}
>>  	}
>> +
>> +	return 1;
>> +
>> +fail_free:
>> +	if (unlikely(PageTransHuge(page)))
>> +		swapcache_free_cluster(entry);
>> +	else
>> +		swapcache_free(entry);
>> +fail:
>> +	if (unlikely(PageTransHuge(page)) &&
>> +	    !split_huge_page_to_list(page, list))
>> +		goto retry;
>
> May I ask why you added the unlikelies there? Can you generally say
> THPs are unlikely in this path? Is the swap-out path so hot that
> branch layout is critical? I doubt either is true.

I just found there are unlikely() encloses PageTransHuge() in the
original add_to_swap(), so I just follow the original style.  But I
don't think they make much sense too.  Will remove them in the next
version.

> Also please mention changes like these in the changelog next time.

Sorry and will do that in the future.

Best Regards,
Huang, Ying

  reply	other threads:[~2017-04-20  0:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-19  7:06 [PATCH -mm -v9 0/3] THP swap: Delay splitting THP during swapping out Huang, Ying
2017-04-19  7:06 ` [PATCH -mm -v9 1/3] mm, THP, swap: Delay splitting THP during swap out Huang, Ying
2017-04-19 15:52   ` Johannes Weiner
2017-04-20  0:43     ` Huang, Ying [this message]
2017-04-21  6:11   ` Balbir Singh
2017-04-21  7:21     ` Huang, Ying
2017-04-21 14:08     ` Johannes Weiner
2017-04-22  0:07       ` Huang, Ying
2017-04-19  7:06 ` [PATCH -mm -v9 2/3] mm, THP, swap: Check whether THP can be split firstly Huang, Ying
2017-04-19 16:13   ` Johannes Weiner
2017-04-20  0:50     ` Huang, Ying
2017-04-20 20:50       ` Johannes Weiner
2017-04-21  0:34         ` Huang, Ying
2017-04-19  7:06 ` [PATCH -mm -v9 3/3] mm, THP, swap: Enable THP swap optimization only if has compound map Huang, Ying
2017-04-19 16:00   ` Johannes Weiner
2017-04-20  0:51     ` Huang, Ying

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