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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] mm/memcontrol: reclaim severe usage over high limit in get_user_pages loop
On Fri 02-08-19 13:01:07, Konstantin Khlebnikov wrote:
>
>
> On 02.08.2019 12:40, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > On Mon 29-07-19 20:55:09, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > > On Mon 29-07-19 11:49:52, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> > > > On Sun, Jul 28, 2019 at 03:29:38PM +0300, Konstantin Khlebnikov wrote:
> > > > > --- a/mm/gup.c
> > > > > +++ b/mm/gup.c
> > > > > @@ -847,8 +847,11 @@ static long __get_user_pages(struct task_struct *tsk, struct mm_struct *mm,
> > > > > ret = -ERESTARTSYS;
> > > > > goto out;
> > > > > }
> > > > > - cond_resched();
> > > > > + /* Reclaim memory over high limit before stocking too much */
> > > > > + mem_cgroup_handle_over_high(true);
> > > >
> > > > I'd rather this remained part of the try_charge() call. The code
> > > > comment in try_charge says this:
> > > >
> > > > * We can perform reclaim here if __GFP_RECLAIM but let's
> > > > * always punt for simplicity and so that GFP_KERNEL can
> > > > * consistently be used during reclaim.
> > > >
> > > > The simplicity argument doesn't hold true anymore once we have to add
> > > > manual calls into allocation sites. We should instead fix try_charge()
> > > > to do synchronous reclaim for __GFP_RECLAIM and only punt to userspace
> > > > return when actually needed.
> > >
> > > Agreed. If we want to do direct reclaim on the high limit breach then it
> > > should go into try_charge same way we do hard limit reclaim there. I am
> > > not yet sure about how/whether to scale the excess. The only reason to
> > > move reclaim to return-to-userspace path was GFP_NOWAIT charges. As you
> > > say, maybe we should start by always performing the reclaim for
> > > sleepable contexts first and only defer for non-sleeping requests.
> >
> > In other words. Something like patch below (completely untested). Could
> > you give it a try Konstantin?
>
> This should work but also eliminate all benefits from deferred reclaim:
> bigger batching and running without of any locks.

Yes, but we already have to deal with for hard limit reclaim. Also I
would like to see any actual data to back any more complex solution.
We should definitely start simple.

> After that gap between high and max will work just as reserve for atomic allocations.
>
> >
> > diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
> > index ba9138a4a1de..53a35c526e43 100644
> > --- a/mm/memcontrol.c
> > +++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
> > @@ -2429,8 +2429,12 @@ static int try_charge(struct mem_cgroup *memcg, gfp_t gfp_mask,
> > schedule_work(&memcg->high_work);
> > break;
> > }
> > - current->memcg_nr_pages_over_high += batch;
> > - set_notify_resume(current);
> > + if (gfpflags_allow_blocking(gfp_mask)) {
> > + reclaim_high(memcg, nr_pages, GFP_KERNEL);

ups, this should be s@GFP_KERNEL@gfp_mask@

> > + } else {
> > + current->memcg_nr_pages_over_high += batch;
> > + set_notify_resume(current);
> > + }
> > break;
> > }
> > } while ((memcg = parent_mem_cgroup(memcg)));
> >

--
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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