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SubjectRe: [PATCHv4 12/24] thp: PMD splitting without splitting compound page
On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 09:58:25PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> "Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com> writes:
>
> > Current split_huge_page() combines two operations: splitting PMDs into
> > tables of PTEs and splitting underlying compound page. This patch
> > changes split_huge_pmd() implementation to split the given PMD without
> > splitting other PMDs this page mapped with or underlying compound page.
> >
> > In order to do this we have to get rid of tail page refcounting, which
> > uses _mapcount of tail pages. Tail page refcounting is needed to be able
> > to split THP page at any point: we always know which of tail pages is
> > pinned (i.e. by get_user_pages()) and can distribute page count
> > correctly.
> >
> > We can avoid this by allowing split_huge_page() to fail if the compound
> > page is pinned. This patch removes all infrastructure for tail page
> > refcounting and make split_huge_page() to always return -EBUSY. All
> > split_huge_page() users already know how to handle its fail. Proper
> > implementation will be added later.
> >
> > Without tail page refcounting, implementation of split_huge_pmd() is
> > pretty straight-forward.
> >
> > Memory cgroup is not yet ready for new refcouting. Let's disable it on
> > Kconfig level.
> >
> .....
> ......
>
> >
> > spin_lock(ptl);
> > if (page)
> > - put_user_huge_page(page);
> > + put_page(page);
> > if (unlikely(!pmd_same(*pmd, orig_pmd))) {
> > spin_unlock(ptl);
> > mem_cgroup_cancel_charge(new_page, memcg);
> > @@ -1662,51 +1631,78 @@ static void __split_huge_zero_page_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> > put_huge_zero_page();
> > }
> >
> > -void __split_huge_page_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address,
> > - pmd_t *pmd)
> > +
> > +static void __split_huge_pmd_locked(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> > + pmd_t *pmd, unsigned long address)
> > {
> > - spinlock_t *ptl;
> > + unsigned long haddr = address & HPAGE_PMD_MASK;
> > struct page *page;
> > struct mm_struct *mm = vma->vm_mm;
> > - unsigned long haddr = address & HPAGE_PMD_MASK;
> > - unsigned long mmun_start; /* For mmu_notifiers */
> > - unsigned long mmun_end; /* For mmu_notifiers */
> > + pgtable_t pgtable;
> > + pmd_t _pmd;
> > + bool young, write;
> > + int i;
> >
> > - BUG_ON(vma->vm_start > haddr || vma->vm_end < haddr + HPAGE_PMD_SIZE);
> > + VM_BUG_ON_VMA(vma->vm_start > haddr, vma);
> > + VM_BUG_ON_VMA(vma->vm_end < haddr + HPAGE_PMD_SIZE, vma);
> > +
> > + if (is_huge_zero_pmd(*pmd))
> > + return __split_huge_zero_page_pmd(vma, haddr, pmd);
> > +
> > + page = pmd_page(*pmd);
> > + VM_BUG_ON_PAGE(!page_count(page), page);
> > + atomic_add(HPAGE_PMD_NR - 1, &page->_count);
> > +
> > + write = pmd_write(*pmd);
> > + young = pmd_young(*pmd);
> > +
> > + /* leave pmd empty until pte is filled */
> > + pmdp_clear_flush_notify(vma, haddr, pmd);
> > +
>
> So we now mark pmd none, while we go ahead and split the pmd. But then what
> happens to a parallel fault ? We don't hold mmap_sem here right ?

We do hold ptl. That should be enough.

> > + pgtable = pgtable_trans_huge_withdraw(mm, pmd);
> > + pmd_populate(mm, &_pmd, pgtable);
> > +
> > + for (i = 0; i < HPAGE_PMD_NR; i++, haddr += PAGE_SIZE) {
> > + pte_t entry, *pte;
> > + /*
> > + * Note that NUMA hinting access restrictions are not
> > + * transferred to avoid any possibility of altering
> > + * permissions across VMAs.
> > + */
> > + entry = mk_pte(page + i, vma->vm_page_prot);
> > + entry = maybe_mkwrite(pte_mkdirty(entry), vma);
> > + if (!write)
> > + entry = pte_wrprotect(entry);
> > + if (!young)
> > + entry = pte_mkold(entry);
> > + pte = pte_offset_map(&_pmd, haddr);
> > + BUG_ON(!pte_none(*pte));
> > + atomic_inc(&page[i]._mapcount);
> > + set_pte_at(mm, haddr, pte, entry);
> > + pte_unmap(pte);
> > + }
> > + smp_wmb(); /* make pte visible before pmd */
> > + pmd_populate(mm, pmd, pgtable);
> > + atomic_dec(compound_mapcount_ptr(page));
> > +}
> > +
>
> -aneesh
>
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