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SubjectRe: Linux 5.9-rc7 / VmallocTotal wrongly reported
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On 10/1/20 10:39 PM, Roman Gushchin wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 01, 2020 at 12:58:36PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 12:56 PM Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Bastian, can you, please, share your config?
>>
>> Bastian actually did that in the original email, but that was only
>> sent to me and Andrew in private.
>>
>> Here's that config replicated for your pleasure,
>
> Thank you!
>
>>
>> #
>> # Processor type and features
>> #
>> # CONFIG_ZONE_DMA is not set
>> # CONFIG_SMP is not set
>
> Yes, here is the deal.
>
> The SMP-version of __mod_node_page_state() converts a passed value from bytes
> to pages, but the non-SMP doesn't.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> --
>
> From 3d0233b37340c78012b991d3570b92f91cf5ebd2 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>
> Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2020 13:07:49 -0700
> Subject: [PATCH] mm: memcg/slab: fix slab statistics in !SMP configuration
>
> Since ea426c2a7de8 ("mm: memcg: prepare for byte-sized vmstat items")
> the write side of slab counters accepts a value in bytes and converts
> it to pages. It happens in __mod_node_page_state().
>
> However a non-SMP version of __mod_node_page_state() doesn't perform
> this conversion. It leads to incorrect (unrealistically high) slab
> counters values. Fix this by adding a similar conversion to the
> non-SMP version of __mod_node_page_state().
>
> Signed-off-by: Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>
> Reported-by: Bastian Bittorf <bb@npl.de>
> Fixes: ea426c2a7de8 ("mm: memcg: prepare for byte-sized vmstat items")

Acked-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>

For consistency we could also duplicate the
"VM_WARN_ON_ONCE(vmstat_item_in_bytes(item));" in !SMP variants of
__inc_node_state() and __dec_node_state(), but that's not urgent, and perhaps
SMP configs are enough to catch any bugs introduced in the future in this area...

> ---
> include/linux/vmstat.h | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/vmstat.h b/include/linux/vmstat.h
> index d5431c1bf6e5..322dcbfcc933 100644
> --- a/include/linux/vmstat.h
> +++ b/include/linux/vmstat.h
> @@ -312,6 +312,11 @@ static inline void __mod_zone_page_state(struct zone *zone,
> static inline void __mod_node_page_state(struct pglist_data *pgdat,
> enum node_stat_item item, int delta)
> {
> + if (vmstat_item_in_bytes(item)) {
> + VM_WARN_ON_ONCE(delta & (PAGE_SIZE - 1));
> + delta >>= PAGE_SHIFT;
> + }
> +
> node_page_state_add(delta, pgdat, item);
> }
>
>

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