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SubjectRe: [RFC v2 10/10] mm, page_alloc: introduce MIGRATE_MIXED migratetype
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On 03/08/2017 03:16 AM, Yisheng Xie wrote:
> Hi Vlastimil ,
>
> On 2017/2/11 1:23, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
>> @@ -1977,7 +1978,7 @@ static void steal_suitable_fallback(struct zone *zone, struct page *page,
>> unsigned int current_order = page_order(page);
>> struct free_area *area;
>> int free_pages, good_pages;
>> - int old_block_type;
>> + int old_block_type, new_block_type;
>>
>> /* Take ownership for orders >= pageblock_order */
>> if (current_order >= pageblock_order) {
>> @@ -1991,11 +1992,27 @@ static void steal_suitable_fallback(struct zone *zone, struct page *page,
>> if (!whole_block) {
>> area = &zone->free_area[current_order];
>> list_move(&page->lru, &area->free_list[start_type]);
>> - return;
>> + free_pages = 1 << current_order;
>> + /* TODO: We didn't scan the block, so be pessimistic */
>> + good_pages = 0;
>> + } else {
>> + free_pages = move_freepages_block(zone, page, start_type,
>> + &good_pages);
>> + /*
>> + * good_pages is now the number of movable pages, but if we
>> + * want UNMOVABLE or RECLAIMABLE, we consider all non-movable
>> + * as good (but we can't fully distinguish them)
>> + */
>> + if (start_type != MIGRATE_MOVABLE)
>> + good_pages = pageblock_nr_pages - free_pages -
>> + good_pages;
>> }
>>
>> free_pages = move_freepages_block(zone, page, start_type,
>> &good_pages);
> It seems this move_freepages_block() should be removed, if we can steal whole block
> then just do it. If not we can check whether we can set it as mixed mt, right?
> Please let me know if I miss something..

Right. My results suggested this patch was buggy, so this might be the
bug (or one of the bugs), thanks for pointing it out. I've reposted v3
without the RFC patches 9 and 10 and will return to them later.

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