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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm -v4 00/21] mm, THP, swap: Swapout/swapin THP in one piece
On Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:29:09 +0800 "Huang\, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com> wrote:

> Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> writes:
>
> > On Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:51:30 +0800 "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com> wrote:
> >
> >> This is the final step of THP (Transparent Huge Page) swap
> >> optimization. After the first and second step, the splitting huge
> >> page is delayed from almost the first step of swapout to after swapout
> >> has been finished. In this step, we avoid splitting THP for swapout
> >> and swapout/swapin the THP in one piece.
> >
> > It's a tremendously good performance improvement. It's also a
> > tremendously large patchset :(
> >
> > And it depends upon your
> > mm-swap-fix-race-between-swapoff-and-some-swap-operations.patch and
> > mm-fix-race-between-swapoff-and-mincore.patch, the first of which has
> > been floating about since February without adequate review.
> >
> > I'll give this patchset a spin in -mm to see what happens and will come
> > back later to take a closer look. But the best I can do at this time
> > is to hopefully cc some possible reviewers :)
>
> Thanks a lot for your help! Hope more people can review it!

I took it out of -mm again, temporarily. Due to a huge tangle with the
xarray conversions in linux-next.

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