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SubjectRe: [PATCHv4 19/24] thp, mm: use migration entries to freeze page counts on split
On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 07:49:43PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> "Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com> writes:
>
> > Currently, we rely on compound_lock() to get page counts stable on
> > splitting page refcounting. To get it work we also take the lock on
> > get_page() and put_page() which is hot path.
> >
> > This patch rework splitting code to setup migration entries to stabilaze
> > page count/mapcount before distribute refcounts. It means we don't need
> > to compound lock in get_page()/put_page().
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
> > ---
> > include/linux/migrate.h | 3 +
> > include/linux/mm.h | 1 +
> > include/linux/pagemap.h | 9 ++-
> > mm/huge_memory.c | 188 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
> > mm/internal.h | 26 +++++--
> > mm/migrate.c | 79 +++++++++++---------
> > mm/rmap.c | 21 ------
> > 7 files changed, 218 insertions(+), 109 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/migrate.h b/include/linux/migrate.h
> > index 78baed5f2952..b9bc86c24829 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/migrate.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/migrate.h
> > @@ -43,6 +43,9 @@ extern int migrate_page_move_mapping(struct address_space *mapping,
> > struct page *newpage, struct page *page,
> > struct buffer_head *head, enum migrate_mode mode,
> > int extra_count);
> > +extern int __remove_migration_pte(struct page *new, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> > + unsigned long addr, pte_t *ptep, struct page *old);
> > +
> > #else
> >
> > static inline void putback_movable_pages(struct list_head *l) {}
> > diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> > index 28aeae6e553b..43a9993f1333 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> > @@ -981,6 +981,7 @@ extern struct address_space *page_mapping(struct page *page);
> > /* Neutral page->mapping pointer to address_space or anon_vma or other */
> > static inline void *page_rmapping(struct page *page)
> > {
> > + page = compound_head(page);
> > return (void *)((unsigned long)page->mapping & ~PAGE_MAPPING_FLAGS);
> > }
> >
>
> The above hunk is related to this patch ?. Are we calling page_rmapping
> on tail pages now ? If so it needs additonal comment why we handle them
> differently now. Or split it to a seperate patch ?

This change is already in -mm via my patchset on tail pages vs. ->mapping
and page falgs.

--
Kirill A. Shutemov


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