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SubjectRe: 回复: [PATC H v2] kvfree_rcu: Release page cache under memory pressure
On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 06:47:31AM +0000, Zhang, Qiang wrote:
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> ________________________________________
> 发件人: Uladzislau Rezki <urezki@gmail.com>
> 发送时间: 2021年1月29日 22:19
> 收件人: Zhang, Qiang
> 抄送: urezki@gmail.com; paulmck@kernel.org; joel@joelfernandes.org; rcu@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> 主题: Re: [PATCH v2] kvfree_rcu: Release page cache under memory pressure
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> [Please note: This e-mail is from an EXTERNAL e-mail address]
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> On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 04:04:42PM +0800, qiang.zhang@windriver.com wrote:
> > From: Zqiang <qiang.zhang@windriver.com>
> >
> > Add free per-cpu existing krcp's page cache operation, when
> > the system is under memory pressure.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Zqiang <qiang.zhang@windriver.com>
> > ---
> > kernel/rcu/tree.c | 25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > 1 file changed, 25 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree.c b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> > index c1ae1e52f638..ec098910d80b 100644
> > --- a/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> > +++ b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> > @@ -3571,17 +3571,40 @@ void kvfree_call_rcu(struct rcu_head *head, rcu_callback_t func)
> > }
> > EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(kvfree_call_rcu);
> >
> > +static int free_krc_page_cache(struct kfree_rcu_cpu *krcp)
> > +{
> > + unsigned long flags;
> > + struct kvfree_rcu_bulk_data *bnode;
> > + int i;
> > +
> > + for (i = 0; i < rcu_min_cached_objs; i++) {
> > + raw_spin_lock_irqsave(&krcp->lock, flags);
> >I am not sure why we should disable IRQs. I think it can be >avoided.
>
> Suppose in multi CPU system, the kfree_rcu_shrink_scan function is runing on CPU2,
> and we just traverse to CPU2, and then call free_krc_page_cache function,
> if not disable irq, a interrupt may be occurs on CPU2 after the CPU2 corresponds to krcp variable 's lock be acquired, if the interrupt or softirq handler function to call kvfree_rcu function, in this function , acquire CPU2 corresponds to krcp variable 's lock , will happen deadlock.
> Or in single CPU scenario.
>
Right. Deadlock scenario. It went away from my head during writing that :)

Thanks!

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Vlad Rezki

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