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Date:   Fri, 22 Dec 2017 08:58:48 +0000
From:   Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@...jp.nec.com>
To:     Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>
CC:     Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@...jp.nec.com>,
        Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@...cle.com>,
        "linux-mm@...ck.org" <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        "Andrew Morton" <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] mm, hugetlb: allocation API and migration
 improvements

On 12/20/2017 06:53 PM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Wed 20-12-17 05:33:36, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
>>
>> On 12/15/2017 06:33 PM, Michal Hocko wrote:
>>> Naoya,
>>> this has passed Mike's review (thanks for that!), you have mentioned
>>> that you can pass this through your testing machinery earlier. While
>>> I've done some testing already I would really appreciate if you could
>>> do that as well. Review would be highly appreciated as well.
>>
>> Sorry for my slow response. I reviewed/tested this patchset and looks
>> good to me overall.
> 
> No need to feel sorry. This doesn't have an urgent priority. Thanks for
> the review and testing. Can I assume your {Reviewed,Acked}-by or
> Tested-by?
> 

Yes, I tested again with additional changes below, and hugetlb migration
works fine from mbind(2). Thank you very much for your work.

Reviewed-by: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@...jp.nec.com>

for the series.

Thanks,
Naoya Horiguchi

>> I have one comment on the code path from mbind(2).
>> The callback passed to migrate_pages() in do_mbind() (i.e. new_page())
>> calls alloc_huge_page_noerr() which currently doesn't call SetPageHugeTemporary(),
>> so hugetlb migration fails when h->surplus_huge_page >= h->nr_overcommit_huge_pages.
> 
> Yes, I am aware of that. I should have been more explicit in the
> changelog. Sorry about that and thanks for pointing it out explicitly.
> To be honest I wasn't really sure what to do about this. The code path
> is really complex and it made my head spin. I fail to see why we have to
> call alloc_huge_page and mess with reservations at all.
> 
>> I don't think this is a bug, but it would be better if mbind(2) works
>> more similarly with other migration callers like move_pages(2)/migrate_pages(2).
> 
> If the fix is as easy as the following I will add it to the pile.
> Otherwise I would prefer to do this separately after I find some more
> time to understand the callpath.
> ---
> diff --git a/include/linux/hugetlb.h b/include/linux/hugetlb.h
> index e035002d3fb6..08a4af411e25 100644
> --- a/include/linux/hugetlb.h
> +++ b/include/linux/hugetlb.h
> @@ -345,10 +345,9 @@ struct huge_bootmem_page {
>  struct page *alloc_huge_page(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>  				unsigned long addr, int avoid_reserve);
>  struct page *alloc_huge_page_node(struct hstate *h, int nid);
> -struct page *alloc_huge_page_noerr(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> -				unsigned long addr, int avoid_reserve);
>  struct page *alloc_huge_page_nodemask(struct hstate *h, int preferred_nid,
>  				nodemask_t *nmask);
> +struct page *alloc_huge_page_vma(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address);
>  int huge_add_to_page_cache(struct page *page, struct address_space *mapping,
>  			pgoff_t idx);
>  
> @@ -526,7 +525,7 @@ struct hstate {};
>  #define alloc_huge_page(v, a, r) NULL
>  #define alloc_huge_page_node(h, nid) NULL
>  #define alloc_huge_page_nodemask(h, preferred_nid, nmask) NULL
> -#define alloc_huge_page_noerr(v, a, r) NULL
> +#define alloc_huge_page_vma(vma, address) NULL
>  #define alloc_bootmem_huge_page(h) NULL
>  #define hstate_file(f) NULL
>  #define hstate_sizelog(s) NULL
> diff --git a/mm/hugetlb.c b/mm/hugetlb.c
> index 4426c5b23a20..e00deabe6d17 100644
> --- a/mm/hugetlb.c
> +++ b/mm/hugetlb.c
> @@ -1672,6 +1672,25 @@ struct page *alloc_huge_page_nodemask(struct hstate *h, int preferred_nid,
>  	return alloc_migrate_huge_page(h, gfp_mask, preferred_nid, nmask);
>  }
>  
> +/* mempolicy aware migration callback */
> +struct page *alloc_huge_page_vma(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address)
> +{
> +	struct mempolicy *mpol;
> +	nodemask_t *nodemask;
> +	struct page *page;
> +	struct hstate *h;
> +	gfp_t gfp_mask;
> +	int node;
> +
> +	h = hstate_vma(vma);
> +	gfp_mask = htlb_alloc_mask(h);
> +	node = huge_node(vma, address, gfp_mask, &mpol, &nodemask);
> +	page = alloc_huge_page_nodemask(h, node, nodemask);
> +	mpol_cond_put(mpol);
> +
> +	return page;
> +}
> +
>  /*
>   * Increase the hugetlb pool such that it can accommodate a reservation
>   * of size 'delta'.
> @@ -2077,20 +2096,6 @@ struct page *alloc_huge_page(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>  	return ERR_PTR(-ENOSPC);
>  }
>  
> -/*
> - * alloc_huge_page()'s wrapper which simply returns the page if allocation
> - * succeeds, otherwise NULL. This function is called from new_vma_page(),
> - * where no ERR_VALUE is expected to be returned.
> - */
> -struct page *alloc_huge_page_noerr(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> -				unsigned long addr, int avoid_reserve)
> -{
> -	struct page *page = alloc_huge_page(vma, addr, avoid_reserve);
> -	if (IS_ERR(page))
> -		page = NULL;
> -	return page;
> -}
> -
>  int alloc_bootmem_huge_page(struct hstate *h)
>  	__attribute__ ((weak, alias("__alloc_bootmem_huge_page")));
>  int __alloc_bootmem_huge_page(struct hstate *h)
> diff --git a/mm/mempolicy.c b/mm/mempolicy.c
> index f604b22ebb65..96823fa07f38 100644
> --- a/mm/mempolicy.c
> +++ b/mm/mempolicy.c
> @@ -1121,8 +1121,7 @@ static struct page *new_page(struct page *page, unsigned long start, int **x)
>  	}
>  
>  	if (PageHuge(page)) {
> -		BUG_ON(!vma);
> -		return alloc_huge_page_noerr(vma, address, 1);
> +		return alloc_huge_page_vma(vma, address);
>  	} else if (thp_migration_supported() && PageTransHuge(page)) {
>  		struct page *thp;
>  
> 

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