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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next] mm/hotplug: skip bad PFNs from pfn_to_online_page()
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Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com> writes:

> On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 9:18 AM Aneesh Kumar K.V
> <aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 6/14/19 9:05 PM, Oscar Salvador wrote:
>> > On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 02:28:40PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
>> >> Can you check with this change on ppc64. I haven't reviewed this series yet.
>> >> I did limited testing with change . Before merging this I need to go
>> >> through the full series again. The vmemmap poplulate on ppc64 needs to
>> >> handle two translation mode (hash and radix). With respect to vmemap
>> >> hash doesn't setup a translation in the linux page table. Hence we need
>> >> to make sure we don't try to setup a mapping for a range which is
>> >> arleady convered by an existing mapping.
>> >>
>> >> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/mm/init_64.c b/arch/powerpc/mm/init_64.c
>> >> index a4e17a979e45..15c342f0a543 100644
>> >> --- a/arch/powerpc/mm/init_64.c
>> >> +++ b/arch/powerpc/mm/init_64.c
>> >> @@ -88,16 +88,23 @@ static unsigned long __meminit vmemmap_section_start(unsigned long page)
>> >> * which overlaps this vmemmap page is initialised then this page is
>> >> * initialised already.
>> >> */
>> >> -static int __meminit vmemmap_populated(unsigned long start, int page_size)
>> >> +static bool __meminit vmemmap_populated(unsigned long start, int page_size)
>> >> {
>> >> unsigned long end = start + page_size;
>> >> start = (unsigned long)(pfn_to_page(vmemmap_section_start(start)));
>> >>
>> >> - for (; start < end; start += (PAGES_PER_SECTION * sizeof(struct page)))
>> >> - if (pfn_valid(page_to_pfn((struct page *)start)))
>> >> - return 1;
>> >> + for (; start < end; start += (PAGES_PER_SECTION * sizeof(struct page))) {
>> >>
>> >> - return 0;
>> >> + struct mem_section *ms;
>> >> + unsigned long pfn = page_to_pfn((struct page *)start);
>> >> +
>> >> + if (pfn_to_section_nr(pfn) >= NR_MEM_SECTIONS)
>> >> + return 0;
>> >
>> > I might be missing something, but is this right?
>> > Having a section_nr above NR_MEM_SECTIONS is invalid, but if we return 0 here,
>> > vmemmap_populate will go on and populate it.
>>
>> I should drop that completely. We should not hit that condition at all.
>> I will send a final patch once I go through the full patch series making
>> sure we are not breaking any ppc64 details.
>>
>> Wondering why we did the below
>>
>> #if defined(ARCH_SUBSECTION_SHIFT)
>> #define SUBSECTION_SHIFT (ARCH_SUBSECTION_SHIFT)
>> #elif defined(PMD_SHIFT)
>> #define SUBSECTION_SHIFT (PMD_SHIFT)
>> #else
>> /*
>> * Memory hotplug enabled platforms avoid this default because they
>> * either define ARCH_SUBSECTION_SHIFT, or PMD_SHIFT is a constant, but
>> * this is kept as a backstop to allow compilation on
>> * !ARCH_ENABLE_MEMORY_HOTPLUG archs.
>> */
>> #define SUBSECTION_SHIFT 21
>> #endif
>>
>> why not
>>
>> #if defined(ARCH_SUBSECTION_SHIFT)
>> #define SUBSECTION_SHIFT (ARCH_SUBSECTION_SHIFT)
>> #else
>> #define SUBSECTION_SHIFT SECTION_SHIFT
>> #endif
>>
>> ie, if SUBSECTION is not supported by arch we have one sub-section per
>> section?
>
> A couple comments:
>
> The only reason ARCH_SUBSECTION_SHIFT exists is because PMD_SHIFT on
> PowerPC was a non-constant value. However, I'm planning to remove the
> distinction in the next rev of the patches. Jeff rightly points out
> that having a variable subsection size per arch will lead to
> situations where persistent memory namespaces are not portable across
> archs. So I plan to just make SUBSECTION_SHIFT 21 everywhere.

What is the dependency between subsection and pageblock_order? Shouldn't
subsection size >= pageblock size?

We do have pageblock size drived from HugeTLB size.

-aneesh

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