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Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 08:35:05 +0100
From:   Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>
To:     Hui Su <sh_def@....com>
Cc:     hannes@...xchg.org, vdavydov.dev@...il.com,
        akpm@...ux-foundation.org, cgroups@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-mm@...ck.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/memcontrol: remove the unnecessary rcu_read_[un]lock

On Wed 16-12-20 13:52:13, Hui Su wrote:
> the rcu_read_lock and rcu_read_unlock is unnecessary in:
> 	lock_page_lruvec()
> 	lock_page_lruvec_irq()
> 	lock_page_lruvec_irqsave()

Please add an explanation why it is unnecessary.

> Signed-off-by: Hui Su <sh_def@....com>
> ---
>  mm/memcontrol.c | 6 ------
>  1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
> index e3c7ca7dc174..a19f820e8a3f 100644
> --- a/mm/memcontrol.c
> +++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
> @@ -1396,10 +1396,8 @@ struct lruvec *lock_page_lruvec(struct page *page)
>  	struct lruvec *lruvec;
>  	struct pglist_data *pgdat = page_pgdat(page);
>  
> -	rcu_read_lock();
>  	lruvec = mem_cgroup_page_lruvec(page, pgdat);
>  	spin_lock(&lruvec->lru_lock);
> -	rcu_read_unlock();
>  
>  	lruvec_memcg_debug(lruvec, page);
>  
> @@ -1411,10 +1409,8 @@ struct lruvec *lock_page_lruvec_irq(struct page *page)
>  	struct lruvec *lruvec;
>  	struct pglist_data *pgdat = page_pgdat(page);
>  
> -	rcu_read_lock();
>  	lruvec = mem_cgroup_page_lruvec(page, pgdat);
>  	spin_lock_irq(&lruvec->lru_lock);
> -	rcu_read_unlock();
>  
>  	lruvec_memcg_debug(lruvec, page);
>  
> @@ -1426,10 +1422,8 @@ struct lruvec *lock_page_lruvec_irqsave(struct page *page, unsigned long *flags)
>  	struct lruvec *lruvec;
>  	struct pglist_data *pgdat = page_pgdat(page);
>  
> -	rcu_read_lock();
>  	lruvec = mem_cgroup_page_lruvec(page, pgdat);
>  	spin_lock_irqsave(&lruvec->lru_lock, *flags);
> -	rcu_read_unlock();
>  
>  	lruvec_memcg_debug(lruvec, page);
>  
> -- 
> 2.29.2

-- 
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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