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Date:   Wed, 9 Jan 2019 08:37:18 +0100
From:   Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>
To:     Arun KS <arunks@...eaurora.org>
Cc:     Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...ux.intel.com>,
        arunks.linux@...il.com, akpm@...ux-foundation.org, vbabka@...e.cz,
        osalvador@...e.de, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-mm@...ck.org, getarunks@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7] mm/page_alloc.c: memory_hotplug: free pages as higher
 order

On Wed 09-01-19 11:28:52, Arun KS wrote:
> On 2019-01-08 23:43, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > On Tue 08-01-19 09:56:09, Alexander Duyck wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2019-01-04 at 10:31 +0530, Arun KS wrote:
> > [...]
> > > >  static int online_pages_range(unsigned long start_pfn, unsigned long nr_pages,
> > > >  			void *arg)
> > > >  {
> > > > -	unsigned long i;
> > > >  	unsigned long onlined_pages = *(unsigned long *)arg;
> > > > -	struct page *page;
> > > >
> > > >  	if (PageReserved(pfn_to_page(start_pfn)))
> > > > -		for (i = 0; i < nr_pages; i++) {
> > > > -			page = pfn_to_page(start_pfn + i);
> > > > -			(*online_page_callback)(page);
> > > > -			onlined_pages++;
> > > > -		}
> > > > +		onlined_pages = online_pages_blocks(start_pfn, nr_pages);
> > > 
> > > Shouldn't this be a "+=" instead of an "="? It seems like you are
> > > going
> > > to lose your count otherwise.
> > 
> > You are right of course. I should have noticed during the review.
> > Thanks!
> 
> I think we don't need to. The caller function is setting onlined_pages = 0
> before calling online_pages_range().
> And there are no other reference to online_pages_range other than from
> online_pages().

Are you missing that we accumulate onlined_pages via
	*(unsigned long *)arg = onlined_pages;
in online_pages_range?

-- 
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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