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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/6] RFC: gup+dma: tracking dma-pinned pages
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On 11/29/2018 8:39 PM, John Hubbard wrote:
> On 11/28/18 5:59 AM, Tom Talpey wrote:
>> On 11/27/2018 9:52 PM, John Hubbard wrote:
>>> On 11/27/18 5:21 PM, Tom Talpey wrote:
>>>> On 11/21/2018 5:06 PM, John Hubbard wrote:
>>>>> On 11/21/18 8:49 AM, Tom Talpey wrote:
>>>>>> On 11/21/2018 1:09 AM, John Hubbard wrote:
>>>>>>> On 11/19/18 10:57 AM, Tom Talpey wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>> I'm super-limited here this week hardware-wise and have not been able
>>>> to try testing with the patched kernel.
>>>>
>>>> I was able to compare my earlier quick test with a Bionic 4.15 kernel
>>>> (400K IOPS) against a similar 4.20rc3 kernel, and the rate dropped to
>>>> ~_375K_ IOPS. Which I found perhaps troubling. But it was only a quick
>>>> test, and without your change.
>>>>
>>>
>>> So just to double check (again): you are running fio with these parameters,
>>> right?
>>>
>>> [reader]
>>> direct=1
>>> ioengine=libaio
>>> blocksize=4096
>>> size=1g
>>> numjobs=1
>>> rw=read
>>> iodepth=64
>>
>> Correct, I copy/pasted these directly. I also ran with size=10g because
>> the 1g provides a really small sample set.
>>
>> There was one other difference, your results indicated fio 3.3 was used.
>> My Bionic install has fio 3.1. I don't find that relevant because our
>> goal is to compare before/after, which I haven't done yet.
>>
>
> OK, the 50 MB/s was due to my particular .config. I had some expensive debug options
> set in mm, fs and locking subsystems. Turning those off, I'm back up to the rated
> speed of the Samsung NVMe device, so now we should have a clearer picture of the
> performance that real users will see.

Oh, good! I'm especially glad because I was having a heck of a time
reconfiguring the one machine I have available for this.

> Continuing on, then: running a before and after test, I don't see any significant
> difference in the fio results:

Excerpting from below:

> Baseline 4.20.0-rc3 (commit f2ce1065e767), as before:
> read: IOPS=193k, BW=753MiB/s (790MB/s)(1024MiB/1360msec)
> cpu : usr=16.26%, sys=48.05%, ctx=251258, majf=0, minf=73

vs

> With patches applied:
> read: IOPS=193k, BW=753MiB/s (790MB/s)(1024MiB/1360msec)
> cpu : usr=16.26%, sys=48.05%, ctx=251258, majf=0, minf=73

Perfect results, not CPU limited, and full IOPS.

Curiously identical, so I trust you've checked that you measured
both targets, but if so, I say it's good.

Tom.

>
> fio.conf:
>
> [reader]
> direct=1
> ioengine=libaio
> blocksize=4096
> size=1g
> numjobs=1
> rw=read
> iodepth=64
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> Baseline 4.20.0-rc3 (commit f2ce1065e767), as before:
>
> $ fio ./experimental-fio.conf
> reader: (g=0): rw=read, bs=(R) 4096B-4096B, (W) 4096B-4096B, (T) 4096B-4096B, ioengine=libaio, iodepth=64
> fio-3.3
> Starting 1 process
> Jobs: 1 (f=1)
> reader: (groupid=0, jobs=1): err= 0: pid=1738: Thu Nov 29 17:20:07 2018
> read: IOPS=193k, BW=753MiB/s (790MB/s)(1024MiB/1360msec)
> slat (nsec): min=1381, max=46469, avg=1649.48, stdev=594.46
> clat (usec): min=162, max=12247, avg=330.00, stdev=185.55
> lat (usec): min=165, max=12253, avg=331.68, stdev=185.69
> clat percentiles (usec):
> | 1.00th=[ 322], 5.00th=[ 326], 10.00th=[ 326], 20.00th=[ 326],
> | 30.00th=[ 326], 40.00th=[ 326], 50.00th=[ 326], 60.00th=[ 326],
> | 70.00th=[ 326], 80.00th=[ 326], 90.00th=[ 326], 95.00th=[ 326],
> | 99.00th=[ 379], 99.50th=[ 594], 99.90th=[ 603], 99.95th=[ 611],
> | 99.99th=[12125]
> bw ( KiB/s): min=751640, max=782912, per=99.52%, avg=767276.00, stdev=22112.64, samples=2
> iops : min=187910, max=195728, avg=191819.00, stdev=5528.16, samples=2
> lat (usec) : 250=0.08%, 500=99.30%, 750=0.59%
> lat (msec) : 20=0.02%
> cpu : usr=16.26%, sys=48.05%, ctx=251258, majf=0, minf=73
> IO depths : 1=0.1%, 2=0.1%, 4=0.1%, 8=0.1%, 16=0.1%, 32=0.1%, >=64=100.0%
> submit : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.0%, >=64=0.0%
> complete : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.1%, >=64=0.0%
> issued rwts: total=262144,0,0,0 short=0,0,0,0 dropped=0,0,0,0
> latency : target=0, window=0, percentile=100.00%, depth=64
>
> Run status group 0 (all jobs):
> READ: bw=753MiB/s (790MB/s), 753MiB/s-753MiB/s (790MB/s-790MB/s), io=1024MiB (1074MB), run=1360-1360msec
>
> Disk stats (read/write):
> nvme0n1: ios=220798/0, merge=0/0, ticks=71481/0, in_queue=71966, util=100.00%
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> With patches applied:
>
> <redforge> fast_256GB $ fio ./experimental-fio.conf
> reader: (g=0): rw=read, bs=(R) 4096B-4096B, (W) 4096B-4096B, (T) 4096B-4096B, ioengine=libaio, iodepth=64
> fio-3.3
> Starting 1 process
> Jobs: 1 (f=1)
> reader: (groupid=0, jobs=1): err= 0: pid=1738: Thu Nov 29 17:20:07 2018
> read: IOPS=193k, BW=753MiB/s (790MB/s)(1024MiB/1360msec)
> slat (nsec): min=1381, max=46469, avg=1649.48, stdev=594.46
> clat (usec): min=162, max=12247, avg=330.00, stdev=185.55
> lat (usec): min=165, max=12253, avg=331.68, stdev=185.69
> clat percentiles (usec):
> | 1.00th=[ 322], 5.00th=[ 326], 10.00th=[ 326], 20.00th=[ 326],
> | 30.00th=[ 326], 40.00th=[ 326], 50.00th=[ 326], 60.00th=[ 326],
> | 70.00th=[ 326], 80.00th=[ 326], 90.00th=[ 326], 95.00th=[ 326],
> | 99.00th=[ 379], 99.50th=[ 594], 99.90th=[ 603], 99.95th=[ 611],
> | 99.99th=[12125]
> bw ( KiB/s): min=751640, max=782912, per=99.52%, avg=767276.00, stdev=22112.64, samples=2
> iops : min=187910, max=195728, avg=191819.00, stdev=5528.16, samples=2
> lat (usec) : 250=0.08%, 500=99.30%, 750=0.59%
> lat (msec) : 20=0.02%
> cpu : usr=16.26%, sys=48.05%, ctx=251258, majf=0, minf=73
> IO depths : 1=0.1%, 2=0.1%, 4=0.1%, 8=0.1%, 16=0.1%, 32=0.1%, >=64=100.0%
> submit : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.0%, >=64=0.0%
> complete : 0=0.0%, 4=100.0%, 8=0.0%, 16=0.0%, 32=0.0%, 64=0.1%, >=64=0.0%
> issued rwts: total=262144,0,0,0 short=0,0,0,0 dropped=0,0,0,0
> latency : target=0, window=0, percentile=100.00%, depth=64
>
> Run status group 0 (all jobs):
> READ: bw=753MiB/s (790MB/s), 753MiB/s-753MiB/s (790MB/s-790MB/s), io=1024MiB (1074MB), run=1360-1360msec
>
> Disk stats (read/write):
> nvme0n1: ios=220798/0, merge=0/0, ticks=71481/0, in_queue=71966, util=100.00%
>
>
> thanks,
>

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