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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] mm,thp,compaction,cma: allow THP migration for CMA allocations
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On 2/27/20 1:32 PM, Rik van Riel wrote:
> The code to implement THP migrations already exists, and the code
> for CMA to clear out a region of memory already exists.
>
> Only a few small tweaks are needed to allow CMA to move THP memory
> when attempting an allocation from alloc_contig_range.
>
> With these changes, migrating THPs from a CMA area works when
> allocating a 1GB hugepage from CMA memory.
>
> Signed-off-by: Rik van Riel <riel@surriel.com>
> Reviewed-by: Zi Yan <ziy@nvidia.com>
> ---
> mm/compaction.c | 22 +++++++++++++---------
> mm/page_alloc.c | 9 +++++++--
> 2 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/compaction.c b/mm/compaction.c
> index 672d3c78c6ab..000ade085b89 100644
> --- a/mm/compaction.c
> +++ b/mm/compaction.c
> @@ -894,12 +894,13 @@ isolate_migratepages_block(struct compact_control *cc, unsigned long low_pfn,
>
> /*
> * Regardless of being on LRU, compound pages such as THP and
> - * hugetlbfs are not to be compacted. We can potentially save
> - * a lot of iterations if we skip them at once. The check is
> - * racy, but we can consider only valid values and the only
> - * danger is skipping too much.
> + * hugetlbfs are not to be compacted unless we are attempting
> + * an allocation much larger than the huge page size (eg CMA).
> + * We can potentially save a lot of iterations if we skip them
> + * at once. The check is racy, but we can consider only valid
> + * values and the only danger is skipping too much.
> */
> - if (PageCompound(page)) {
> + if (PageCompound(page) && !cc->alloc_contig) {
> const unsigned int order = compound_order(page);
>
> if (likely(order < MAX_ORDER))
> @@ -969,7 +970,7 @@ isolate_migratepages_block(struct compact_control *cc, unsigned long low_pfn,
> * and it's on LRU. It can only be a THP so the order
> * is safe to read and it's 0 for tail pages.
> */
> - if (unlikely(PageCompound(page))) {
> + if (unlikely(PageCompound(page) && !cc->alloc_contig)) {
> low_pfn += compound_nr(page) - 1;
> goto isolate_fail;
> }
> @@ -981,12 +982,15 @@ isolate_migratepages_block(struct compact_control *cc, unsigned long low_pfn,
> if (__isolate_lru_page(page, isolate_mode) != 0)
> goto isolate_fail;
>
> - VM_BUG_ON_PAGE(PageCompound(page), page);
> + /* The whole page is taken off the LRU; skip the tail pages. */
> + if (PageCompound(page))
> + low_pfn += compound_nr(page) - 1;
>
> /* Successfully isolated */
> del_page_from_lru_list(page, lruvec, page_lru(page));
> - inc_node_page_state(page,
> - NR_ISOLATED_ANON + page_is_file_cache(page));
> + mod_node_page_state(page_pgdat(page),
> + NR_ISOLATED_ANON + page_is_file_cache(page),
> + hpage_nr_pages(page));
>
> isolate_success:
> list_add(&page->lru, &cc->migratepages);
> diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
> index a36736812596..6257c849cc00 100644
> --- a/mm/page_alloc.c
> +++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
> @@ -8253,14 +8253,19 @@ struct page *has_unmovable_pages(struct zone *zone, struct page *page,
>
> /*
> * Hugepages are not in LRU lists, but they're movable.
> + * THPs are on the LRU, but need to be counted as #small pages.
> * We need not scan over tail pages because we don't
> * handle each tail page individually in migration.
> */
> - if (PageHuge(page)) {
> + if (PageHuge(page) || PageTransCompound(page)) {
> struct page *head = compound_head(page);
> unsigned int skip_pages;
>
> - if (!hugepage_migration_supported(page_hstate(head)))
> + if (PageHuge(page) &&
> + !hugepage_migration_supported(page_hstate(head)))
> + return page;
> +
> + if (!PageLRU(head) && !__PageMovable(head))

Pretty sure this is going to be true for hugetlb pages. So, this will change
behavior and make all hugetlb pages look unmovable. Perhaps, only check this
condition for THP pages?
--
Mike Kravetz

> return page;
>
> skip_pages = compound_nr(head) - (page - head);
>

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