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Date:   Thu, 5 Mar 2020 13:17:09 -0800
From:   Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:     Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@...gle.com>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Roman Gushchin <guro@...com>
Cc:     Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>,
        Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznet@....inr.ac.ru>,
        Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        cgroups@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] net: memcg: late association of sock to memcg



On 3/5/20 12:55 PM, Shakeel Butt wrote:
> If a TCP socket is allocated in IRQ context or cloned from unassociated
> (i.e. not associated to a memcg) in IRQ context then it will remain
> unassociated for its whole life. Almost half of the TCPs created on the
> system are created in IRQ context, so, memory used by such sockets will
> not be accounted by the memcg.
> 
> This issue is more widespread in cgroup v1 where network memory
> accounting is opt-in but it can happen in cgroup v2 if the source socket
> for the cloning was created in root memcg.
> 
> To fix the issue, just do the late association of the unassociated
> sockets at accept() time in the process context and then force charge
> the memory buffer already reserved by the socket.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@...gle.com>
> ---
> Changes since v2:
> - Additional check for charging.
> - Release the sock after charging.
> 
> Changes since v1:
> - added sk->sk_rmem_alloc to initial charging.
> - added synchronization to get memory usage and set sk_memcg race-free.
> 
>  net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 20 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c b/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c
> index a4db79b1b643..5face55cf818 100644
> --- a/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c
> +++ b/net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c
> @@ -482,6 +482,26 @@ struct sock *inet_csk_accept(struct sock *sk, int flags, int *err, bool kern)
>  		}
>  		spin_unlock_bh(&queue->fastopenq.lock);
>  	}
> +
> +	if (mem_cgroup_sockets_enabled && !newsk->sk_memcg) {
> +		int amt;
> +
> +		/* atomically get the memory usage, set and charge the
> +		 * sk->sk_memcg.
> +		 */
> +		lock_sock(newsk);
> +
> +		/* The sk has not been accepted yet, no need to look at
> +		 * sk->sk_wmem_queued.
> +		 */
> +		amt = sk_mem_pages(newsk->sk_forward_alloc +
> +				   atomic_read(&sk->sk_rmem_alloc));
> +		mem_cgroup_sk_alloc(newsk);
> +		if (newsk->sk_memcg && amt)
> +			mem_cgroup_charge_skmem(newsk->sk_memcg, amt);
> +
> +		release_sock(newsk);
> +	}
>  out:
>  	release_sock(sk);
>  	if (req)
> 

This patch looks fine, but why keeping the mem_cgroup_sk_alloc(newsk);
in sk_clone_lock() ?

Note that all TCP sk_clone_lock() calls happen in softirq context.

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