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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/7] khugepaged: Allow to collapse PTE-mapped compound pages
On Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 11:50:41AM -0700, Yang Shi wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 5:33 AM Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill@shutemov.name> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 09:17:00PM -0400, Zi Yan wrote:
> > > > The compound page may be locked here if the function called for the first
> > > > time for the page and not locked after that (becouse we've unlocked it we
> > > > saw it the first time). The same with LRU.
> > > >
> > >
> > > For the first time, the compound page is locked and not on LRU, so this VM_BUG_ON passes.
> > > For the second time and so on, the compound page is unlocked and on the LRU,
> > > so this VM_BUG_ON still passes.
> > >
> > > For base page, VM_BUG_ON passes.
> > >
> > > Other unexpected situation (a compound page is locked and on LRU) triggers the VM_BU_ON,
> > > but your VM_BUG_ON will not detect this situation, right?
> >
> > Right. I will rework this code. I've just realized it is racy: after
> > unlock and putback on LRU the page can be locked by somebody else and this
> > code can unlock it which completely borken.
> >
> > I'll pass down compound_pagelist to release_pte_pages() and handle the
> > situation there.
> >
> > > >>> if (likely(writable)) {
> > > >>> if (likely(referenced)) {
> > > >>
> > > >> Do we need a list here? There should be at most one compound page we will see here, right?
> > > >
> > > > Um? It's outside the pte loop. We get here once per PMD range.
> > > >
> > > > 'page' argument to trace_mm_collapse_huge_page_isolate() is misleading:
> > > > it's just the last page handled in the loop.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Throughout the pte loop, we should only see at most one compound page, right?
> >
> > No. mremap(2) opens a possibility for HPAGE_PMD_NR compound pages for
> > single PMD range.
>
> Do you mean every PTE in the PMD is mapped by a sub page from different THPs?

Yes.

Well, it was harder to archive than I expected, but below is a test case,
I've come up with. It maps 512 head pages within single PMD range.

diff --git a/tools/testing/selftests/vm/khugepaged.c b/tools/testing/selftests/vm/khugepaged.c
index 3a98d5b2d6d8..9ae119234a39 100644
--- a/tools/testing/selftests/vm/khugepaged.c
+++ b/tools/testing/selftests/vm/khugepaged.c
@@ -703,6 +703,63 @@ static void collapse_full_of_compound(void)
munmap(p, hpage_pmd_size);
}

+static void collapse_compound_extreme(void)
+{
+ void *p;
+ int i;
+
+ p = alloc_mapping();
+ for (i = 0; i < hpage_pmd_nr; i++) {
+ printf("\rConstruct PTE page table full of different PTE-mapped compound pages %3d/%d...",
+ i + 1, hpage_pmd_nr);
+
+ madvise(BASE_ADDR, hpage_pmd_size, MADV_HUGEPAGE);
+ fill_memory(BASE_ADDR, 0, hpage_pmd_size);
+ if (!check_huge(BASE_ADDR)) {
+ printf("Failed to allocate huge page\n");
+ exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
+ }
+ madvise(BASE_ADDR, hpage_pmd_size, MADV_NOHUGEPAGE);
+
+ p = mremap(BASE_ADDR - i * page_size,
+ i * page_size + hpage_pmd_size,
+ (i + 1) * page_size,
+ MREMAP_MAYMOVE | MREMAP_FIXED,
+ BASE_ADDR + 2 * hpage_pmd_size);
+ if (p == MAP_FAILED) {
+ perror("mremap+unmap");
+ exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
+ }
+
+ p = mremap(BASE_ADDR + 2 * hpage_pmd_size,
+ (i + 1) * page_size,
+ (i + 1) * page_size + hpage_pmd_size,
+ MREMAP_MAYMOVE | MREMAP_FIXED,
+ BASE_ADDR - (i + 1) * page_size);
+ if (p == MAP_FAILED) {
+ perror("mremap+alloc");
+ exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
+ }
+ }
+
+ munmap(BASE_ADDR, hpage_pmd_size);
+ fill_memory(p, 0, hpage_pmd_size);
+ if (!check_huge(p))
+ success("OK");
+ else
+ fail("Fail");
+
+ if (wait_for_scan("Collapse PTE table full of different compound pages", p))
+ fail("Timeout");
+ else if (check_huge(p))
+ success("OK");
+ else
+ fail("Fail");
+
+ validate_memory(p, 0, hpage_pmd_size);
+ munmap(p, hpage_pmd_size);
+}
+
static void collapse_fork(void)
{
int wstatus;
@@ -916,6 +973,7 @@ int main(void)
collapse_max_ptes_swap();
collapse_signle_pte_entry_compound();
collapse_full_of_compound();
+ collapse_compound_extreme();
collapse_fork();
collapse_fork_compound();
collapse_max_ptes_shared();
--
Kirill A. Shutemov
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