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From: "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>
To: Yang Shi <shy828301@gmail.com>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>,
	Linux MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@huawei.com>,
	Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>,
	Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com>,
	Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm,shmem: Fix a typo in shmem_swapin_page()
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 07:43:46 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87k0ku89ql.fsf@yhuang6-desk2.ccr.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHbLzko7LJmxkVuZTX35Aj65V29ukXmioJtrkiTtGrTyK9q7Sw@mail.gmail.com> (Yang Shi's message of "Mon, 9 Aug 2021 14:26:49 -0700")

Yang Shi <shy828301@gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, Aug 6, 2021 at 1:37 PM Yang Shi <shy828301@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 5, 2021 at 11:01 PM Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > On Thu, 5 Aug 2021, Yang Shi wrote:
>> > > On Tue, Aug 3, 2021 at 10:34 PM Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > I've never seen the swapoff race claimed by Miaohe, and don't expect to;
>> > > > but he's probably right, given the current code.  I just dislike adding
>> > > > unnecessary complexity, and siting it in the wrong place (mm/shmem.c).
>> > > >
>> > > > Yang, is it possible that 5.1 commit 8fd2e0b505d1 ("mm: swap: check if
>> > > > swap backing device is congested or not") was actually developed and
>> > > > measured on 4.1 or earlier, which still had blk_set_queue_congested()?
>> > >
>> > > I forgot the exact version, but definitely not 4.1 or earlier. Maybe
>> > > 4.19 or earlier. I'm not familiar with how block layer detect
>> > > congestion, if the logic was changed, hence the optimization doesn't
>> > > stand anymore nowadays, I'm totally fine to remove it.
>> >
>> > You drove me back to look more closely.  blk_set_queue_congested()
>> > vanished from include/linux/blkdev.h in 4.2, but blk_set_congested()
>> > appeared then in block/blk-core.c to replace it.  blk_set_congested()
>> > vanished (along with all references to "congested" in blk-core.c) in
>> > 5.0, then your commit (most probably tested on 4.19) went into 5.1 -
>> > just after it had become redundant!
>> >
>> > Thanks, yes, let's revert that and Miaohe's and Huang's, later on.
>>
>> It should be easier to revert Huang Ying's , then Miaohe's, then mine.
>
> Hi Ying,
>
> I just prepared the reverts since I need to revert yours and Miaohe's
> in order to revert my problematic commit.

If your original commit will be reverted, then mine and Miaohe's can be
reverted from the race condition point of view.

Although I still think it's better to call get/put_swap_device() in
shmem_swapin_page(), that can be discussed with another patch.

Best Regards,
Huang, Ying

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-09 23:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-23  8:00 Huang Ying
2021-07-23 11:10 ` David Hildenbrand
2021-07-23 20:23 ` Hugh Dickins
2021-07-23 21:53   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-03  8:14     ` Huang, Ying
2021-08-03 12:01       ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-04  5:34         ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-04  9:04           ` Huang, Ying
2021-08-05 23:08           ` Yang Shi
2021-08-06  6:01             ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-06 20:37               ` Yang Shi
2021-08-09 21:26                 ` Yang Shi
2021-08-09 23:43                   ` Huang, Ying [this message]
2021-08-10  1:11                     ` Yang Shi
2021-08-04  9:01         ` Huang, Ying
2021-07-28 13:03   ` huang ying
2021-08-03  8:06     ` Huang, Ying
2021-08-03 11:59       ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-04  4:28       ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-04  6:42     ` Hugh Dickins
2021-08-04  8:59       ` Huang, Ying

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