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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Revert "x86/e820: put !E820_TYPE_RAM regions into memblock.reserved"
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Hi Pavel,

I would appreciate if you could send the feedback for the patch.

Thanks!
Masa

On 08/24/2018 04:29 AM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Fri 24-08-18 00:03:25, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
>> (CCed related people)
>
> Fixup Pavel email.
>
>>
>> Hi Mizuma-san,
>>
>> Thank you for the report.
>> The mentioned patch was created based on feedbacks from reviewers/maintainers,
>> so I'd like to hear from them about how we should handle the issue.
>>
>> And one note is that there is a follow-up patch for "x86/e820: put !E820_TYPE_RAM
>> regions into memblock.reserved" which might be affected by your changes.
>>
>>> commit e181ae0c5db9544de9c53239eb22bc012ce75033
>>> Author: Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@oracle.com>
>>> Date: Sat Jul 14 09:15:07 2018 -0400
>>>
>>> mm: zero unavailable pages before memmap init
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Naoya Horiguchi
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:25:12PM -0400, Masayoshi Mizuma wrote:
>>> From: Masayoshi Mizuma <m.mizuma@jp.fujitsu.com>
>>>
>>> commit 124049decbb1 ("x86/e820: put !E820_TYPE_RAM regions into
>>> memblock.reserved") breaks movable_node kernel option because it
>>> changed the memory gap range to reserved memblock. So, the node
>>> is marked as Normal zone even if the SRAT has Hot plaggable affinity.
>>>
>>> =====================================================================
>>> kernel: BIOS-e820: [mem 0x0000180000000000-0x0000180fffffffff] usable
>>> kernel: BIOS-e820: [mem 0x00001c0000000000-0x00001c0fffffffff] usable
>>> ...
>>> kernel: reserved[0x12]#011[0x0000181000000000-0x00001bffffffffff], 0x000003f000000000 bytes flags: 0x0
>>> ...
>>> kernel: ACPI: SRAT: Node 2 PXM 6 [mem 0x180000000000-0x1bffffffffff] hotplug
>>> kernel: ACPI: SRAT: Node 3 PXM 7 [mem 0x1c0000000000-0x1fffffffffff] hotplug
>>> ...
>>> kernel: Movable zone start for each node
>>> kernel: Node 3: 0x00001c0000000000
>>> kernel: Early memory node ranges
>>> ...
>>> =====================================================================
>>>
>>> Naoya's v1 patch [*] fixes the original issue and this movable_node
>>> issue doesn't occur.
>>> Let's revert commit 124049decbb1 ("x86/e820: put !E820_TYPE_RAM
>>> regions into memblock.reserved") and apply the v1 patch.
>>>
>>> [*] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/6/13/27
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Masayoshi Mizuma <m.mizuma@jp.fujitsu.com>
>>> ---
>>> arch/x86/kernel/e820.c | 15 +++------------
>>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
>>> index c88c23c658c1..d1f25c831447 100644
>>> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
>>> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
>>> @@ -1248,7 +1248,6 @@ void __init e820__memblock_setup(void)
>>> {
>>> int i;
>>> u64 end;
>>> - u64 addr = 0;
>>>
>>> /*
>>> * The bootstrap memblock region count maximum is 128 entries
>>> @@ -1265,21 +1264,13 @@ void __init e820__memblock_setup(void)
>>> struct e820_entry *entry = &e820_table->entries[i];
>>>
>>> end = entry->addr + entry->size;
>>> - if (addr < entry->addr)
>>> - memblock_reserve(addr, entry->addr - addr);
>>> - addr = end;
>>> if (end != (resource_size_t)end)
>>> continue;
>>>
>>> - /*
>>> - * all !E820_TYPE_RAM ranges (including gap ranges) are put
>>> - * into memblock.reserved to make sure that struct pages in
>>> - * such regions are not left uninitialized after bootup.
>>> - */
>>> if (entry->type != E820_TYPE_RAM && entry->type != E820_TYPE_RESERVED_KERN)
>>> - memblock_reserve(entry->addr, entry->size);
>>> - else
>>> - memblock_add(entry->addr, entry->size);
>>> + continue;
>>> +
>>> + memblock_add(entry->addr, entry->size);
>>> }
>>>
>>> /* Throw away partial pages: */
>>> --
>>> 2.18.0
>>>
>>>
>

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