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From: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>
To: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, pj@sgi.com, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [4/18] Add basic support for more than one hstate in hugetlbfs
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 14:11:40 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080318141140.GD23866@csn.ul.ie> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080317015817.DE00E1B41E0@basil.firstfloor.org>

Missing leader and the subject is misleading as to what the patch is
doing. Am assuming this is an accident.

On (17/03/08 02:58), Andi Kleen didst pronounce:
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
> 
> ---
>  mm/hugetlb.c |   15 +++++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> Index: linux/mm/hugetlb.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux.orig/mm/hugetlb.c
> +++ linux/mm/hugetlb.c
> @@ -550,26 +550,33 @@ static unsigned int cpuset_mems_nr(unsig
>  
>  #ifdef CONFIG_SYSCTL
>  #ifdef CONFIG_HIGHMEM
> -static void try_to_free_low(unsigned long count)
> +static void do_try_to_free_low(struct hstate *h, unsigned long count)
>  {
> -	struct hstate *h = &global_hstate;
>  	int i;
>  
>  	for (i = 0; i < MAX_NUMNODES; ++i) {
>  		struct page *page, *next;
>  		struct list_head *freel = &h->hugepage_freelists[i];
>  		list_for_each_entry_safe(page, next, freel, lru) {
> -			if (count >= nr_huge_pages)
> +			if (count >= h->nr_huge_pages)
>  				return;
>  			if (PageHighMem(page))
>  				continue;
>  			list_del(&page->lru);
> -			update_and_free_page(page);
> +			update_and_free_page(h, page);
>  			h->free_huge_pages--;
>  			h->free_huge_pages_node[page_to_nid(page)]--;
>  		}
>  	}
>  }
> +
> +static void try_to_free_low(unsigned long count)
> +{
> +	struct hstate *h;
> +	for_each_hstate (h) {
> +		do_try_to_free_low(h, count);
> +	}
> +}

hmm, so this is freeing 'count' pages from all pools. I doubt that's what
you really want to be doing here. If someone if using the proc entries to
shrink a pool size, I imagine they want to shrink X pages of size Y from a
single pool, not shrink X pages from all pools.

What am I missing?

>  #else
>  static inline void try_to_free_low(unsigned long count)
>  {
> 
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-- 
Mel Gorman
Part-time Phd Student                          Linux Technology Center
University of Limerick                         IBM Dublin Software Lab

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-18 14:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 76+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-17  1:58 [PATCH] [0/18] GB pages hugetlb support Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [1/18] Convert hugeltlb.c over to pass global state around in a structure Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:15   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 12:05   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [2/18] Add basic support for more than one hstate in hugetlbfs Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:22   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-17 20:44     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 12:23   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-23 10:38   ` KOSAKI Motohiro
2008-03-23 11:28     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-23 11:30       ` KOSAKI Motohiro
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [3/18] Convert /proc output code over to report multiple hstates Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 12:28   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [4/18] Add basic support for more than one hstate in hugetlbfs Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  8:09   ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  8:15     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:28   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 14:11   ` Mel Gorman [this message]
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [5/18] Expand the hugetlbfs sysctls to handle arrays for all hstates Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 14:34   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-18 16:49     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 17:01       ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [6/18] Add support to have individual hstates for each hugetlbfs mount Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 14:10   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 15:02   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [7/18] Abstract out the NUMA node round robin code into a separate function Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 15:42   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-18 15:47     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:04       ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [8/18] Add a __alloc_bootmem_node_nopanic Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 15:54   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [9/18] Export prep_compound_page to the hugetlb allocator Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [10/18] Factor out new huge page preparation code into separate function Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:31   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 16:02   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [11/18] Fix alignment bug in bootmem allocator Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  2:19   ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  7:02     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  7:17       ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  7:31         ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  7:41           ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  7:53             ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  8:10               ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  8:17                 ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  8:56               ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 18:52                 ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17 21:27                   ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-18  2:06                     ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-18 16:18   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [12/18] Add support to allocate hugetlb pages that are larger than MAX_ORDER Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:27   ` Mel Gorman
2008-04-09 16:05   ` Andrew Hastings
2008-04-09 17:56     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [13/18] Add support to allocate hugepages of different size with hugepages= Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:32   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-18 16:45     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:46       ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [14/18] Clean up hugetlb boot time printk Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:37   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [15/18] Add support to x86-64 to allocate and lookup GB pages in hugetlb Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [16/18] Add huge pud support to hugetlbfs Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [17/18] Add huge pud support to mm/memory.c Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [18/18] Implement hugepagesz= option for x86-64 Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  9:29   ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  9:59     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 10:02       ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  3:11 ` [PATCH] [0/18] GB pages hugetlb support Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  7:00   ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  7:00     ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  7:29       ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  5:35 ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  6:58   ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  9:26 ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17 15:05 ` Adam Litke
2008-03-17 15:33   ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 15:59     ` Adam Litke

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