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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/5] mm: Enable CONFIG_NODES_SPAN_OTHER_NODES by default for NUMA
On 04/09/20 at 07:27pm, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 04:21:38PM +0200, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > On Tue 31-03-20 22:03:32, Baoquan He wrote:
> > > Hi Michal,
> > >
> > > On 03/31/20 at 10:55am, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > > > On Tue 31-03-20 11:14:23, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> > > > > Maybe I mis-read the code, but I don't see how this could happen. In the
> > > > > HAVE_MEMBLOCK_NODE_MAP=y case, free_area_init_node() calls
> > > > > calculate_node_totalpages() that ensures that node->node_zones are entirely
> > > > > within the node because this is checked in zone_spanned_pages_in_node().
> > > >
> > > > zone_spanned_pages_in_node does chech the zone boundaries are within the
> > > > node boundaries. But that doesn't really tell anything about other
> > > > potential zones interleaving with the physical memory range.
> > > > zone->spanned_pages simply gives the physical range for the zone
> > > > including holes. Interleaving nodes are essentially a hole
> > > > (__absent_pages_in_range is going to skip those).
> > > >
> > > > That means that when free_area_init_core simply goes over the whole
> > > > physical zone range including holes and that is why we need to check
> > > > both for physical and logical holes (aka other nodes).
> > > >
> > > > The life would be so much easier if the whole thing would simply iterate
> > > > over memblocks...
> > >
> > > The memblock iterating sounds a great idea. I tried with putting the
> > > memblock iterating in the upper layer, memmap_init(), which is used for
> > > boot mem only anyway. Do you think it's doable and OK? It yes, I can
> > > work out a formal patch to make this simpler as you said. The draft code
> > > is as below. Like this it uses the existing code and involves little change.
> >
> > Doing this would be a step in the right direction! I haven't checked the
> > code very closely though. The below sounds way too simple to be truth I
> > am afraid. First for_each_mem_pfn_range is available only for
> > CONFIG_HAVE_MEMBLOCK_NODE_MAP (which is one of the reasons why I keep
> > saying that I really hate that being conditional). Also I haven't really
> > checked the deferred initialization path - I have a very vague
> > recollection that it has been converted to the memblock api but I have
> > happilly dropped all that memory.
>
> The Baoquan's patch almost did it, at least for simple case of qemu with 2
> nodes. It's only missing the adjustment to the size passed to
> memmap_init_zone() as it may change because of clamping.

Right, the size need be adjusted after start and end clamping.

>
> I've drafted something that removes HAVE_MEMBLOCK_NODE_MAP and added this
> patch there [1]. For several memory configurations I could emulate with
> qemu it worked.
> I'm going to wait a bit to see of kbuild is happy and then I'll send the
> patches.
>
> Baoquan, I took liberty to add your SoB, hope you don't mind.
>
> [1] https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rppt/linux.git/log/?h=memblock/all-have-node-map

Of course not. Thanks for doing this, and look forward to seeing your
formal patchset posting when it's ready.

>
> > > diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
> > > index 138a56c0f48f..558d421f294b 100644
> > > --- a/mm/page_alloc.c
> > > +++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
> > > @@ -6007,14 +6007,6 @@ void __meminit memmap_init_zone(unsigned long size, int nid, unsigned long zone,
> > > * function. They do not exist on hotplugged memory.
> > > */
> > > if (context == MEMMAP_EARLY) {
> > > - if (!early_pfn_valid(pfn)) {
> > > - pfn = next_pfn(pfn);
> > > - continue;
> > > - }
> > > - if (!early_pfn_in_nid(pfn, nid)) {
> > > - pfn++;
> > > - continue;
> > > - }
> > > if (overlap_memmap_init(zone, &pfn))
> > > continue;
> > > if (defer_init(nid, pfn, end_pfn))
> > > @@ -6130,9 +6122,17 @@ static void __meminit zone_init_free_lists(struct zone *zone)
> > > }
> > >
> > > void __meminit __weak memmap_init(unsigned long size, int nid,
> > > - unsigned long zone, unsigned long start_pfn)
> > > + unsigned long zone, unsigned long range_start_pfn)
> > > {
> > > - memmap_init_zone(size, nid, zone, start_pfn, MEMMAP_EARLY, NULL);
> > > + unsigned long start_pfn, end_pfn;
> > > + unsigned long range_end_pfn = range_start_pfn + size;
> > > + int i;
> > > + for_each_mem_pfn_range(i, nid, &start_pfn, &end_pfn, NULL) {
> > > + start_pfn = clamp(start_pfn, range_start_pfn, range_end_pfn);
> > > + end_pfn = clamp(end_pfn, range_start_pfn, range_end_pfn);
> > > + if (end_pfn > start_pfn)
> > > + memmap_init_zone(size, nid, zone, start_pfn, MEMMAP_EARLY, NULL);
> > > + }
> > > }
> > >
> > > static int zone_batchsize(struct zone *zone)
> >
> > --
> > Michal Hocko
> > SUSE Labs
>
> --
> Sincerely yours,
> Mike.
>
>

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