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Date:   Thu, 7 Jan 2021 10:52:21 +0800
From:   Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
To:     Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>
Cc:     Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@...cle.com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@...jp.nec.com>,
        Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>,
        Linux Memory Management List <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Yang Shi <shy828301@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [External] Re: [PATCH v2 1/6] mm: migrate: do not migrate HugeTLB
 page whose refcount is one

On Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 12:13 AM Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed 06-01-21 16:47:34, Muchun Song wrote:
> > If the refcount is one when it is migrated, it means that the page
> > was freed from under us. So we are done and do not need to migrate.
>
> Is this common enough that it would warrant the explicit check for each
> migration?

Are you worried about the overhead caused by the check? Thanks.

> --
> Michal Hocko
> SUSE Labs

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