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Date:   Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:29:12 -0700
From:   Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
To:     Shuah Khan <skhan@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:     "George G. Davis" <george_davis@...tor.com>,
        Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>,
        "open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
        <linux-kselftest@...r.kernel.org>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Eugeniu Rosca <erosca@...adit-jv.com>,
        "George G. Davis" <davis.george@...mens.com>,
        Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] selftests/vm/transhuge-stress: fix ram size thinko

On Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:38:24 -0600 Shuah Khan <skhan@...uxfoundation.org> wrote:

> On 8/25/21 7:58 AM, George G. Davis wrote:
> > From: "George G. Davis" <davis.george@...mens.com>
> > 
> > When executing transhuge-stress with an argument to specify the virtual
> > memory size for testing, the ram size is reported as 0, e.g.
> > 
> > transhuge-stress 384
> > thp-mmap: allocate 192 transhuge pages, using 384 MiB virtual memory and 0 MiB of ram
> > thp-mmap: 0.184 s/loop, 0.957 ms/page,   2090.265 MiB/s  192 succeed,    0 failed
> > 
> > This appears to be due to a thinko in commit 0085d61fe05e
> > ("selftests/vm/transhuge-stress: stress test for memory compaction"),
> > where, at a guess, the intent was to base "xyz MiB of ram" on `ram`
> > size. Here are results after using `ram` size:
> > 
> > thp-mmap: allocate 192 transhuge pages, using 384 MiB virtual memory and 14 MiB of ram
> > 
> > Fixes: 0085d61fe05e ("selftests/vm/transhuge-stress: stress test for memory compaction")
> > Signed-off-by: George G. Davis <davis.george@...mens.com>
> > ---
> >   tools/testing/selftests/vm/transhuge-stress.c | 2 +-
> >   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/tools/testing/selftests/vm/transhuge-stress.c b/tools/testing/selftests/vm/transhuge-stress.c
> > index fd7f1b4a96f9..5e4c036f6ad3 100644
> > --- a/tools/testing/selftests/vm/transhuge-stress.c
> > +++ b/tools/testing/selftests/vm/transhuge-stress.c
> > @@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
> >   
> >   	warnx("allocate %zd transhuge pages, using %zd MiB virtual memory"
> >   	      " and %zd MiB of ram", len >> HPAGE_SHIFT, len >> 20,
> > -	      len >> (20 + HPAGE_SHIFT - PAGE_SHIFT - 1));
> > +	      ram >> (20 + HPAGE_SHIFT - PAGE_SHIFT - 1));
> >   
> >   	pagemap_fd = open("/proc/self/pagemap", O_RDONLY);
> >   	if (pagemap_fd < 0)
> > 
> 
> Sorry for the delay on this. The change looks good to me.

Konstantin, coould you please take a look?

> Andrew! Would you like me to take this through kselftest tree?

Is OK thanks - I'll add it to my mm/thp pile.

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