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Date:	Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:26:22 +0200
From:	Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>
To:	Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov@...tuozzo.com>,
	Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@...ck.org, cgroups@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/8] mm: vmscan: simplify memcg vs. global shrinker
 invocation

On Thu 22-10-15 00:21:34, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> Letting shrink_slab() handle the root_mem_cgroup, and implicitely the
> !CONFIG_MEMCG case, allows shrink_zone() to invoke the shrinkers
> unconditionally from within the memcg iteration loop.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>

Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>

> ---
>  include/linux/memcontrol.h |  2 ++
>  mm/vmscan.c                | 31 ++++++++++++++++---------------
>  2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/memcontrol.h b/include/linux/memcontrol.h
> index 6f1e0f8..d66ae18 100644
> --- a/include/linux/memcontrol.h
> +++ b/include/linux/memcontrol.h
> @@ -482,6 +482,8 @@ void mem_cgroup_split_huge_fixup(struct page *head);
>  #else /* CONFIG_MEMCG */
>  struct mem_cgroup;
>  
> +#define root_mem_cgroup NULL
> +
>  static inline void mem_cgroup_events(struct mem_cgroup *memcg,
>  				     enum mem_cgroup_events_index idx,
>  				     unsigned int nr)
> diff --git a/mm/vmscan.c b/mm/vmscan.c
> index 9b52ecf..ecc2125 100644
> --- a/mm/vmscan.c
> +++ b/mm/vmscan.c
> @@ -411,6 +411,10 @@ static unsigned long shrink_slab(gfp_t gfp_mask, int nid,
>  	struct shrinker *shrinker;
>  	unsigned long freed = 0;
>  
> +	/* Global shrinker mode */
> +	if (memcg == root_mem_cgroup)
> +		memcg = NULL;
> +
>  	if (memcg && !memcg_kmem_is_active(memcg))
>  		return 0;
>  
> @@ -2417,11 +2421,22 @@ static bool shrink_zone(struct zone *zone, struct scan_control *sc,
>  			shrink_lruvec(lruvec, swappiness, sc, &lru_pages);
>  			zone_lru_pages += lru_pages;
>  
> -			if (memcg && is_classzone)
> +			/*
> +			 * Shrink the slab caches in the same proportion that
> +			 * the eligible LRU pages were scanned.
> +			 */
> +			if (is_classzone) {
>  				shrink_slab(sc->gfp_mask, zone_to_nid(zone),
>  					    memcg, sc->nr_scanned - scanned,
>  					    lru_pages);
>  
> +				if (reclaim_state) {
> +					sc->nr_reclaimed +=
> +						reclaim_state->reclaimed_slab;
> +					reclaim_state->reclaimed_slab = 0;
> +				}
> +			}
> +
>  			/*
>  			 * Direct reclaim and kswapd have to scan all memory
>  			 * cgroups to fulfill the overall scan target for the
> @@ -2439,20 +2454,6 @@ static bool shrink_zone(struct zone *zone, struct scan_control *sc,
>  			}
>  		} while ((memcg = mem_cgroup_iter(root, memcg, &reclaim)));
>  
> -		/*
> -		 * Shrink the slab caches in the same proportion that
> -		 * the eligible LRU pages were scanned.
> -		 */
> -		if (global_reclaim(sc) && is_classzone)
> -			shrink_slab(sc->gfp_mask, zone_to_nid(zone), NULL,
> -				    sc->nr_scanned - nr_scanned,
> -				    zone_lru_pages);
> -
> -		if (reclaim_state) {
> -			sc->nr_reclaimed += reclaim_state->reclaimed_slab;
> -			reclaim_state->reclaimed_slab = 0;
> -		}
> -
>  		vmpressure(sc->gfp_mask, sc->target_mem_cgroup,
>  			   sc->nr_scanned - nr_scanned,
>  			   sc->nr_reclaimed - nr_reclaimed);
> -- 
> 2.6.1

-- 
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs
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