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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 5/4] memcg: don't call res_counter_uncharge when obsolete
On Thu, 15 Jan 2009 13:38:14 +0900
Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp> wrote:

> On Thu, 15 Jan 2009 11:14:20 +0900, Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp> wrote:
> > > > > To handle the problem "parent may be obsolete",
> > > > >
> > > > > call mem_cgroup_get(parent) at create()
> > > > > call mem_cgroup_put(parent) at freeing memcg.
> > > > > (regardless of use_hierarchy.)
> > > > >
> > > > > is clearer way to go, I think.
> > > > >
> > > > > I wonder whether there is mis-accounting problem or not..
> > > > >
> hmm, after more consideration, although this patch can prevent the BUG,
> it can leak memsw accounting of parents because memsw of parents, which
> have been incremented by charge, does not decremented.
>
> I'll try pet/put parent approach..
> Or any other good ideas ?
>
>
I believe get/put at create/destroy is enough now..
Let's try and see what happens.

Thanks,
-Kame


> Thanks,
> Daisuke Nishimura.
>
> > > > > So, adding css_tryget() around problematic code can be a fix.
> > > > > --
> > > > > mem = swap_cgroup_record();
> > > > > if (css_tryget(&mem->css)) {
> > > > > res_counter_uncharge(&mem->memsw, PAZE_SIZE);
> > > > > css_put(&mem->css)
> > > > > }
> > > > > --
> > > > > I like css_tryget() rather than mem_cgroup_obsolete().
> > > > I agree.
> > > > The updated version is attached.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Daisuke nishimura.
> > > >
> > > > > To be honest, I'd like to remove memcg special stuff when I can.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > -Kame
> > > > >
> > > > ===
> > > > From: Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp>
> > > >
> > > > mem_cgroup_get ensures that the memcg that has been got can be accessed
> > > > even after the directory has been removed, but it doesn't ensure that parents
> > > > of it can be accessed: parents might have been freed already by rmdir.
> > > >
> > > > This causes a bug in case of use_hierarchy==1, because res_counter_uncharge
> > > > climb up the tree.
> > > >
> > > > Check if the memcg is obsolete by css_tryget, and don't call
> > > > res_counter_uncharge when obsole.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp>
> > > seems nice loock.
> > >
> > >
> > > > ---
> > > > mm/memcontrol.c | 15 ++++++++++++---
> > > > 1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
> > > > index fb62b43..4e3b100 100644
> > > > --- a/mm/memcontrol.c
> > > > +++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
> > > > @@ -1182,7 +1182,10 @@ int mem_cgroup_cache_charge(struct page *page, struct mm_struct *mm,
> > > > /* avoid double counting */
> > > > mem = swap_cgroup_record(ent, NULL);
> > > > if (mem) {
> > > > - res_counter_uncharge(&mem->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > > > + if (!css_tryget(&mem->css)) {
> > > > + res_counter_uncharge(&mem->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > > > + css_put(&mem->css);
> > > > + }
> > > > mem_cgroup_put(mem);
> > > > }
> > > > }
> > >
> > > I think css_tryget() returns "ture" at success....
> > >
> > > So,
> > > ==
> > > if (mem && css_tryget(&mem->css))
> > > res_counter....
> > >
> > > is correct.
> > >
> > > -Kame
> > >
> > Ooops! you are right.
> > Sorry for my silly mistake..
> >
> > "mem" is checked beforehand, so I think css_tryget would be enough.
> > I'm now testing the attached one.
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Daisuke Nishimura.
> > ===
> > From: Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp>
> >
> > mem_cgroup_get ensures that the memcg that has been got can be accessed
> > even after the directory has been removed, but it doesn't ensure that parents
> > of it can be accessed: parents might have been freed already by rmdir.
> >
> > This causes a bug in case of use_hierarchy==1, because res_counter_uncharge
> > climb up the tree.
> >
> > Check if the memcg is obsolete by css_tryget, and don't call
> > res_counter_uncharge when obsole.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp>
> > ---
> > mm/memcontrol.c | 15 ++++++++++++---
> > 1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
> > index fb62b43..b9d5271 100644
> > --- a/mm/memcontrol.c
> > +++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
> > @@ -1182,7 +1182,10 @@ int mem_cgroup_cache_charge(struct page *page, struct mm_struct *mm,
> > /* avoid double counting */
> > mem = swap_cgroup_record(ent, NULL);
> > if (mem) {
> > - res_counter_uncharge(&mem->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > + if (css_tryget(&mem->css)) {
> > + res_counter_uncharge(&mem->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > + css_put(&mem->css);
> > + }
> > mem_cgroup_put(mem);
> > }
> > }
> > @@ -1252,7 +1255,10 @@ void mem_cgroup_commit_charge_swapin(struct page *page, struct mem_cgroup *ptr)
> > struct mem_cgroup *memcg;
> > memcg = swap_cgroup_record(ent, NULL);
> > if (memcg) {
> > - res_counter_uncharge(&memcg->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > + if (css_tryget(&memcg->css)) {
> > + res_counter_uncharge(&memcg->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > + css_put(&memcg->css);
> > + }
> > mem_cgroup_put(memcg);
> > }
> >
> > @@ -1397,7 +1403,10 @@ void mem_cgroup_uncharge_swap(swp_entry_t ent)
> >
> > memcg = swap_cgroup_record(ent, NULL);
> > if (memcg) {
> > - res_counter_uncharge(&memcg->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > + if (css_tryget(&memcg->css)) {
> > + res_counter_uncharge(&memcg->memsw, PAGE_SIZE);
> > + css_put(&memcg->css);
> > + }
> > mem_cgroup_put(memcg);
> > }
> > }
>



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