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From: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
To: Yang Shi <shy828301@gmail.com>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@google.com>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>,
	Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@huawei.com>,
	Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>, Rik van Riel <riel@surriel.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	Alexey Gladkov <legion@kernel.org>,
	Chris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk>,
	Matthew Auld <matthew.auld@intel.com>,
	Linux FS-devel Mailing List <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, Linux MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/16] huge tmpfs: shmem_is_huge(vma, inode, index)
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 22:37:55 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <ccb7e48b-b9ad-30bb-47df-14cc8298ef8e@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e7374d7e-4773-aba1-763-8fa2c953f917@google.com>

On Sat, 31 Jul 2021, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jul 2021, Yang Shi wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 12:42 AM Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Extend shmem_huge_enabled(vma) to shmem_is_huge(vma, inode, index), so
> > > that a consistent set of checks can be applied, even when the inode is
> > > accessed through read/write syscalls (with NULL vma) instead of mmaps
> > > (the index argument is seldom of interest, but required by mount option
> > > "huge=within_size").  Clean up and rearrange the checks a little.
> > >
> > > This then replaces the checks which shmem_fault() and shmem_getpage_gfp()
> > > were making, and eliminates the SGP_HUGE and SGP_NOHUGE modes: while it's
> > > still true that khugepaged's collapse_file() at that point wants a small
> > > page, the race that might allocate it a huge page is too unlikely to be
> > > worth optimizing against (we are there *because* there was at least one
> > > small page in the way), and handled by a later PageTransCompound check.
> > 
> > Yes, it seems too unlikely. But if it happens the PageTransCompound
> > check may be not good enough since the page allocated by
> > shmem_getpage() may be charged to wrong memcg (root memcg). And it
> > won't be replaced by a newly allocated huge page so the wrong charge
> > can't be undone.
> 
> Good point on the memcg charge: I hadn't thought of that.  Of course
> it's not specific to SGP_CACHE versus SGP_NOHUGE (this patch), but I
> admit that a huge mischarge is hugely worse than a small mischarge.

Stupid me (and maybe I haven't given this enough consideration yet):
but, much better than SGP_NOHUGE, much better than SGP_CACHE, would be
SGP_READ there, wouldn't it?  Needs to beware of the NULL too, of course.

Hugh

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-01  5:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-30  7:22 [PATCH 00/16] tmpfs: HUGEPAGE and MEM_LOCK fcntls and memfds Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  7:25 ` [PATCH 01/16] huge tmpfs: fix fallocate(vanilla) advance over huge pages Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30 21:36   ` Yang Shi
2021-08-01  3:38     ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-02 20:36       ` Yang Shi
2021-07-30  7:28 ` [PATCH 02/16] huge tmpfs: fix split_huge_page() after FALLOC_FL_KEEP_SIZE Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30 23:48   ` Yang Shi
2021-07-30  7:30 ` [PATCH 03/16] huge tmpfs: remove shrinklist addition from shmem_setattr() Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30 21:50   ` Yang Shi
2021-07-30  7:36 ` [PATCH 04/16] huge tmpfs: revert shmem's use of transhuge_vma_enabled() Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30 21:56   ` Yang Shi
2021-08-01  4:01     ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-02 20:39       ` Yang Shi
2021-07-30  7:39 ` [PATCH 05/16] huge tmpfs: move shmem_huge_enabled() upwards Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30 21:57   ` Yang Shi
2021-07-30  7:42 ` [PATCH 06/16] huge tmpfs: shmem_is_huge(vma, inode, index) Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30 23:34   ` Yang Shi
2021-08-01  5:22     ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-01  5:37       ` Hugh Dickins [this message]
2021-08-02 21:14       ` Yang Shi
2021-08-04  8:28         ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-04 19:01           ` Yang Shi
2021-08-06  5:21             ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-06 17:41               ` Yang Shi
2021-08-05 23:04         ` Yang Shi
2021-08-06  5:43           ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-06 17:57             ` Yang Shi
2021-08-12 18:19               ` Yang Shi
2021-07-30  7:45 ` [PATCH 07/16] memfd: memfd_create(name, MFD_HUGEPAGE) for shmem huge pages Hugh Dickins
2021-08-04 14:03   ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2021-08-06  3:33     ` Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  7:48 ` [PATCH 08/16] huge tmpfs: fcntl(fd, F_HUGEPAGE) and fcntl(fd, F_NOHUGEPAGE) Hugh Dickins
2021-08-04 14:08   ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2021-08-06  4:34     ` Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  7:51 ` [PATCH 09/16] huge tmpfs: decide stat.st_blksize by shmem_is_huge() Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30 23:40   ` Yang Shi
2021-07-30  7:55 ` [PATCH 10/16] tmpfs: fcntl(fd, F_MEM_LOCK) to memlock a tmpfs file Hugh Dickins
2021-08-03  1:38   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-04  9:15     ` Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  7:57 ` [PATCH 11/16] tmpfs: fcntl(fd, F_MEM_LOCKED) to test if memlocked Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  8:00 ` [PATCH 12/16] tmpfs: refuse memlock when fallocated beyond i_size Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  8:03 ` [PATCH 13/16] mm: bool user_shm_lock(loff_t size, struct ucounts *) Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  8:06 ` [PATCH 14/16] mm: user_shm_lock(,,getuc) and user_shm_unlock(,,putuc) Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  8:09 ` [PATCH 15/16] tmpfs: permit changing size of memlocked file Hugh Dickins
2021-07-30  8:13 ` [PATCH 16/16] memfd: memfd_create(name, MFD_MEM_LOCK) for memlocked shmem Hugh Dickins

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