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SubjectRe: [PATCH v16 7/9] mm: Rotate free list so reported pages are moved to the tail of the list
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On Wed, 2020-01-08 at 14:38 +0100, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> On 03.01.20 22:16, Alexander Duyck wrote:
> > From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>
> >
> > Rather than walking over the same pages again and again to get to the pages
> > that have yet to be reported we can save ourselves a significant amount of
> > time by simply rotating the list so that when we have a full list of
> > reported pages the head of the list is pointing to the next non-reported
> > page. Doing this should save us some significant time when processing each
> > free list.
> >
> > This doesn't gain us much in the standard case as all of the non-reported
> > pages should be near the top of the list already. However in the case of
> > page shuffling this results in a noticeable improvement. Below are the
> > will-it-scale page_fault1 w/ THP numbers for 16 tasks with and without
> > this patch.
> >
> > Without:
> > tasks processes processes_idle threads threads_idle
> > 16 8093776.25 0.17 5393242.00 38.20
> >
> > With:
> > tasks processes processes_idle threads threads_idle
> > 16 8283274.75 0.17 5594261.00 38.15
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com>
> > ---
> > mm/page_reporting.c | 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++--------
> > 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>
> Just a minor comment while scanning over the patches (will do more
> review soon), you might want to switch to "mm/page_reporting: " styled
> subjects for these optimizations.
>

Okay, I will update if needed for the next version.

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