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Date:   Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:43:21 +0800
From:   Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
To:     corbet@....net, mike.kravetz@...cle.com, tglx@...utronix.de,
        mingo@...hat.com, bp@...en8.de, x86@...nel.org, hpa@...or.com,
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        Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
Subject: [PATCH v5 17/21] mm/hugetlb: Add a kernel parameter hugetlb_free_vmemmap

Add a kernel parameter hugetlb_free_vmemmap to disable the feature of
freeing unused vmemmap pages associated with each hugetlb page on boot.

Signed-off-by: Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
---
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt |  9 +++++++++
 Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst    |  3 +++
 mm/hugetlb_vmemmap.c                            | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 33 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 5debfe238027..ccf07293cb63 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -1551,6 +1551,15 @@
 			Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst.
 			Format: size[KMG]
 
+	hugetlb_free_vmemmap=
+			[KNL] When CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP is set,
+			this controls freeing unused vmemmap pages associated
+			with each HugeTLB page.
+			Format: { on (default) | off }
+
+			on:  enable the feature
+			off: disable the feature
+
 	hung_task_panic=
 			[KNL] Should the hung task detector generate panics.
 			Format: 0 | 1
diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst
index f7b1c7462991..7d6129ee97dd 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst
@@ -145,6 +145,9 @@ default_hugepagesz
 
 	will all result in 256 2M huge pages being allocated.  Valid default
 	huge page size is architecture dependent.
+hugetlb_free_vmemmap
+	When CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP is set, this disables freeing
+	unused vmemmap pages associated each HugeTLB page.
 
 When multiple huge page sizes are supported, ``/proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages``
 indicates the current number of pre-allocated huge pages of the default size.
diff --git a/mm/hugetlb_vmemmap.c b/mm/hugetlb_vmemmap.c
index 3629165d8158..c958699d1393 100644
--- a/mm/hugetlb_vmemmap.c
+++ b/mm/hugetlb_vmemmap.c
@@ -144,6 +144,22 @@ static inline bool vmemmap_pmd_huge(pmd_t *pmd)
 }
 #endif
 
+static bool hugetlb_free_vmemmap_disabled __initdata;
+
+static int __init early_hugetlb_free_vmemmap_param(char *buf)
+{
+	if (!buf)
+		return -EINVAL;
+
+	if (!strcmp(buf, "off"))
+		hugetlb_free_vmemmap_disabled = true;
+	else if (strcmp(buf, "on"))
+		return -EINVAL;
+
+	return 0;
+}
+early_param("hugetlb_free_vmemmap", early_hugetlb_free_vmemmap_param);
+
 static inline unsigned int vmemmap_pages_per_hpage(struct hstate *h)
 {
 	return free_vmemmap_pages_per_hpage(h) + RESERVE_VMEMMAP_NR;
@@ -541,6 +557,11 @@ void __init hugetlb_vmemmap_init(struct hstate *h)
 	unsigned int order = huge_page_order(h);
 	unsigned int vmemmap_pages;
 
+	if (hugetlb_free_vmemmap_disabled) {
+		pr_info("disable free vmemmap pages for %s\n", h->name);
+		return;
+	}
+
 	vmemmap_pages = ((1 << order) * sizeof(struct page)) >> PAGE_SHIFT;
 	/*
 	 * The head page and the first tail page are not to be freed to buddy
-- 
2.11.0

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