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SubjectRe: [v2 PATCH] mm: move_pages: return valid node id in status if the page is already on the target node
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On 12/5/19 3:31 AM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Thu 05-12-19 12:21:18, Yang Shi wrote:
>> Felix Abecassis reports move_pages() would return random status if the
>> pages are already on the target node by the below test program:
>>
>> ---8<---
>>
>> int main(void)
>> {
>> const long node_id = 1;
>> const long page_size = sysconf(_SC_PAGESIZE);
>> const int64_t num_pages = 8;
>>
>> unsigned long nodemask = 1 << node_id;
>> long ret = set_mempolicy(MPOL_BIND, &nodemask, sizeof(nodemask));
>> if (ret < 0)
>> return (EXIT_FAILURE);
>>
>> void **pages = malloc(sizeof(void*) * num_pages);
>> for (int i = 0; i < num_pages; ++i) {
>> pages[i] = mmap(NULL, page_size, PROT_WRITE | PROT_READ,
>> MAP_PRIVATE | MAP_POPULATE | MAP_ANONYMOUS,
>> -1, 0);
>> if (pages[i] == MAP_FAILED)
>> return (EXIT_FAILURE);
>> }
>>
>> ret = set_mempolicy(MPOL_DEFAULT, NULL, 0);
>> if (ret < 0)
>> return (EXIT_FAILURE);
>>
>> int *nodes = malloc(sizeof(int) * num_pages);
>> int *status = malloc(sizeof(int) * num_pages);
>> for (int i = 0; i < num_pages; ++i) {
>> nodes[i] = node_id;
>> status[i] = 0xd0; /* simulate garbage values */
>> }
>>
>> ret = move_pages(0, num_pages, pages, nodes, status, MPOL_MF_MOVE);
>> printf("move_pages: %ld\n", ret);
>> for (int i = 0; i < num_pages; ++i)
>> printf("status[%d] = %d\n", i, status[i]);
>> }
>> ---8<---
>>
>> Then running the program would return nonsense status values:
>> $ ./move_pages_bug
>> move_pages: 0
>> status[0] = 208
>> status[1] = 208
>> status[2] = 208
>> status[3] = 208
>> status[4] = 208
>> status[5] = 208
>> status[6] = 208
>> status[7] = 208
>>
>> This is because the status is not set if the page is already on the
>> target node, but move_pages() should return valid status as long as it
>> succeeds. The valid status may be errno or node id.
>>
>> We can't simply initialize status array to zero since the pages may be
>> not on node 0. Fix it by updating status with node id which the page is
>> already on. And, it looks we have to update the status inside
>> add_page_for_migration() since the page struct is not available outside
>> it.
> The code is indeed more complex than I wanted but I couldn't figure an
> easier way back then. I wanted to keep store_status at a single place
> because the failure handling is quite complex already.
>
>> Make add_page_for_migration() return 1 if store_status() is failed in
>> order to not mix up the status value since -EFAULT is also a valid
>> status.
> Can we simply return 1 when there is something to migrate instead?
> Something like
> diff --git a/mm/migrate.c b/mm/migrate.c
> index 4fe45d1428c8..f3730804b8d4 100644
> --- a/mm/migrate.c
> +++ b/mm/migrate.c
> @@ -1516,9 +1516,9 @@ static int do_move_pages_to_node(struct mm_struct *mm,
> /*
> * Resolves the given address to a struct page, isolates it from the LRU and
> * puts it to the given pagelist.
> - * Returns -errno if the page cannot be found/isolated or 0 when it has been
> - * queued or the page doesn't need to be migrated because it is already on
> - * the target node
> + * Returns -errno if the page cannot be found/isolated or 0 when it doesn't have
> + * to be migrate or 1 dwhen it has been queued or the page doesn't need to be
> + * migrated because it is already on the target node
> */
> static int add_page_for_migration(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr,
> int node, struct list_head *pagelist, bool migrate_all)
> @@ -1557,7 +1557,7 @@ static int add_page_for_migration(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr,
> if (PageHuge(page)) {
> if (PageHead(page)) {
> isolate_huge_page(page, pagelist);
> - err = 0;
> + err = 1;
> }
> } else {
> struct page *head;
> @@ -1567,7 +1567,7 @@ static int add_page_for_migration(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr,
> if (err)
> goto out_putpage;
>
> - err = 0;
> + err = 1;
> list_add_tail(&head->lru, pagelist);
> mod_node_page_state(page_pgdat(head),
> NR_ISOLATED_ANON + page_is_file_cache(head),
> @@ -1644,8 +1644,14 @@ static int do_pages_move(struct mm_struct *mm, nodemask_t task_nodes,
> */
> err = add_page_for_migration(mm, addr, current_node,
> &pagelist, flags & MPOL_MF_MOVE_ALL);
> - if (!err)
> + if (!err) {
> + err = store_status(status, i, current_node, 1);
> + if (err)
> + goto out_flush;
> + continue;
> + } else if (err > 0) {
> continue;
> + }
>
> err = store_status(status, i, err, 1);
> if (err)
>
> this would still keep store_status ugliness at a single place.

Thanks for the suggestion, it looks neater, will do in v2.

>
>> Fixes: a49bd4d71637 ("mm, numa: rework do_pages_move")
>> Reported-by: Felix Abecassis <fabecassis@nvidia.com>
>> Tested-by: Felix Abecassis <fabecassis@nvidia.com>
>> Cc: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
>> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
>> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
>> Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
>> Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
>> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> 4.17+
>> Signed-off-by: Yang Shi <yang.shi@linux.alibaba.com>
>> ---
>> v2: *Correted the return value when add_page_for_migration() returns 1.
>>
>> John noticed another return value inconsistency between the implementation and
>> the manpage. The manpage says it should return -ENOENT if the page is already
>> on the target node, but it doesn't. It looks the original code didn't return
>> -ENOENT either, I'm not sure if this is a document issue or not. Anyway this
>> is another issue, once we confirm it we can fix it later.
> I do not remember all the details but my recollection is that there were
> several inconsistencies present before I touched the code and I've
> decided to not touch them without a clear usecase.

I agree. It looks nobody complained those inconsistency, and I didn't
see LTP covers those.


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