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From: Joao Martins <joao.m.martins@oracle.com>
To: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linux MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	Vishal Verma <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>,
	Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>,
	Naoya Horiguchi <naoya.horiguchi@nec.com>,
	Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>,
	John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>,
	Jane Chu <jane.chu@oracle.com>,
	Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>,
	Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Linux NVDIMM <nvdimm@lists.linux.dev>,
	Linux Doc Mailing List <linux-doc@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 00/14] mm, sparse-vmemmap: Introduce compound pagemaps
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2021 11:40:28 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <fbb77d0f-f1e9-3ef9-fd12-b412b845b7fc@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPcyv4ho7idBPU8F4qE8XWhRttkdfzQRATaTAw2C3AfY+Z2BdQ@mail.gmail.com>



On 7/28/21 12:23 AM, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 3:54 AM Joao Martins <joao.m.martins@oracle.com> wrote:
> [..]
>>> The folio work really touches the page
>>> cache for now, and this seems mostly to touch the devmap paths.
>>>
>> /me nods -- it really is about devmap infra for usage in device-dax for persistent memory.
>>
>> Perhaps I should do s/pagemaps/devmap/ throughout the series to avoid confusion.
> 
> I also like "devmap" as a more accurate name. It matches the PFN_DEV
> and PFN_MAP flags that decorate DAX capable pfn_t instances. It also
> happens to match a recommendation I gave to Ira for his support for
> supervisor protection keys with devmap pfns.
> 
/me nods

Additionally, I think I'll be reordering the patches for more clear/easier
bisection i.e. first introducing compound pages for devmap, fixing associated
issues wrt to the slow pinning and then introduce vmemmap deduplication for
devmap.

It should look like below after the reordering from first patch to last.
Let me know if you disagree.

memory-failure: fetch compound_head after pgmap_pfn_valid()
mm/page_alloc: split prep_compound_page into head and tail subparts
mm/page_alloc: refactor memmap_init_zone_device() page init
mm/memremap: add ZONE_DEVICE support for compound pages
device-dax: use ALIGN() for determining pgoff
device-dax: compound devmap support
mm/gup: grab head page refcount once for group of subpages
mm/sparse-vmemmap: add a pgmap argument to section activation
mm/sparse-vmemmap: refactor core of vmemmap_populate_basepages() to helper
mm/hugetlb_vmemmap: move comment block to Documentation/vm
mm/sparse-vmemmap: populate compound devmaps
mm/page_alloc: reuse tail struct pages for compound devmaps
mm/sparse-vmemmap: improve memory savings for compound pud geometry

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-02 10:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 78+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-14 19:35 Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 01/14] memory-failure: fetch compound_head after pgmap_pfn_valid() Joao Martins
2021-07-15  0:17   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-15  2:51   ` [External] " Muchun Song
2021-07-15  6:40     ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-07-15  9:19       ` Muchun Song
2021-07-15 13:17     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 02/14] mm/page_alloc: split prep_compound_page into head and tail subparts Joao Martins
2021-07-15  0:19   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-15  2:53   ` [External] " Muchun Song
2021-07-15 13:17     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 03/14] mm/page_alloc: refactor memmap_init_zone_device() page init Joao Martins
2021-07-15  0:20   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 04/14] mm/memremap: add ZONE_DEVICE support for compound pages Joao Martins
2021-07-15  1:08   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-15 12:52     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-15 13:06       ` Joao Martins
2021-07-15 19:48       ` Dan Williams
2021-07-30 16:13         ` Joao Martins
2021-07-22  0:38       ` Jane Chu
2021-07-22 10:56         ` Joao Martins
2021-07-15 12:59     ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-07-15 13:15       ` Joao Martins
2021-07-15  6:48   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-07-15 13:15     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 05/14] mm/sparse-vmemmap: add a pgmap argument to section activation Joao Martins
2021-07-28  5:56   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28  9:43     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 06/14] mm/sparse-vmemmap: refactor core of vmemmap_populate_basepages() to helper Joao Martins
2021-07-28  6:04   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 10:48     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 07/14] mm/hugetlb_vmemmap: move comment block to Documentation/vm Joao Martins
2021-07-15  2:47   ` [External] " Muchun Song
2021-07-15 13:16     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-28  6:09   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 08/14] mm/sparse-vmemmap: populate compound pagemaps Joao Martins
2021-07-28  6:55   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 15:35     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-28 18:03       ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 18:54         ` Joao Martins
2021-07-28 20:04           ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 09/14] mm/page_alloc: reuse tail struct pages for " Joao Martins
2021-07-28  7:28   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 15:56     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-28 16:08       ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 16:12         ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 10/14] device-dax: use ALIGN() for determining pgoff Joao Martins
2021-07-28  7:29   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 15:56     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 11/14] device-dax: ensure dev_dax->pgmap is valid for dynamic devices Joao Martins
2021-07-28  7:30   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 15:56     ` Joao Martins
2021-08-06 12:28       ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 12/14] device-dax: compound pagemap support Joao Martins
2021-07-14 23:36   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-15 12:00     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-27 23:51       ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28  9:36         ` Joao Martins
2021-07-28 18:51           ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 18:59             ` Joao Martins
2021-07-28 19:03               ` Dan Williams
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 13/14] mm/gup: grab head page refcount once for group of subpages Joao Martins
2021-07-28 19:55   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 20:07     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-28 20:23       ` Dan Williams
2021-08-25 19:10         ` Joao Martins
2021-08-25 19:15           ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-25 19:26             ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 19:35 ` [PATCH v3 14/14] mm/sparse-vmemmap: improve memory savings for compound pud geometry Joao Martins
2021-07-28 20:03   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-28 20:08     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-14 21:48 ` [PATCH v3 00/14] mm, sparse-vmemmap: Introduce compound pagemaps Andrew Morton
2021-07-14 23:47   ` Dan Williams
2021-07-22  2:24   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-07-22 10:53     ` Joao Martins
2021-07-27 23:23       ` Dan Williams
2021-08-02 10:40         ` Joao Martins [this message]
2021-08-02 14:06           ` Dan Williams

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