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Date:   Fri, 29 Mar 2019 22:07:47 +0000
From:   Roman Gushchin <guro@...com>
To:     "linux-mm@...ck.org" <linux-mm@...ck.org>
CC:     "linux-mm@...ck.org" <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>,
        Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>,
        Kernel Team <Kernel-team@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] vmalloc enhancements

On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 12:30:34PM -0800, Roman Gushchin wrote:
> The patchset contains few changes to the vmalloc code, which are
> leading to some performance gains and code simplification.
> 
> Also, it exports a number of pages, used by vmalloc(),
> in /proc/meminfo.
> 
> Patch (1) removes some redundancy on __vunmap().
> Patch (2) separates memory allocation and data initialization
>   in alloc_vmap_area()
> Patch (3) adds vmalloc counter to /proc/meminfo.
> 
> v3->v2:
>   - switched back to atomic after more accurate perf measurements:
>   no visible perf difference
>   - added perf stacktraces in commmit message of (1)
> 
> v2->v1:
>   - rebased on top of current mm tree
>   - switch from atomic to percpu vmalloc page counter
> 
> RFC->v1:
>   - removed bogus empty lines (suggested by Matthew Wilcox)
>   - made nr_vmalloc_pages static (suggested by Matthew Wilcox)
>   - dropped patch 3 from RFC patchset, will post later with
>   some other changes
>   - dropped RFC
> 
> Roman Gushchin (3):
>   mm: refactor __vunmap() to avoid duplicated call to find_vm_area()
>   mm: separate memory allocation and actual work in alloc_vmap_area()
>   mm: show number of vmalloc pages in /proc/meminfo
> 
>  fs/proc/meminfo.c       |   2 +-
>  include/linux/vmalloc.h |   2 +
>  mm/vmalloc.c            | 107 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------
>  3 files changed, 73 insertions(+), 38 deletions(-)
> 
> -- 
> 2.20.1
> 

Ping. Any comments/suggestions/objections?

Thanks!

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