lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2010]   [May]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/5] always lock the root (oldest) anon_vma
From
Date
On Wed, 2010-05-26 at 15:40 -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> Subject: always lock the root (oldest) anon_vma
>
> Always (and only) lock the root (oldest) anon_vma whenever we do something in an
> anon_vma. The recently introduced anon_vma scalability is due to the rmap code
> scanning only the VMAs that need to be scanned. Many common operations still
> took the anon_vma lock on the root anon_vma, so always taking that lock is not
> expected to introduce any scalability issues.
>
> However, always taking the same lock does mean we only need to take one lock,
> which means rmap_walk on pages from any anon_vma in the vma is excluded from
> occurring during an munmap, expand_stack or other operation that needs to
> exclude rmap_walk and similar functions.
>
> Also add the proper locking to vma_adjust.
>
> Signed-off-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>

Tested and Acked-by: Larry Woodman <lwoodman@redhat.com>

> ---
> v3:
> - fix locking inversion in vma_adjust, spotted by Andrea
> - mm_take_all locks needs to use the bitflag in the root anon_vma,
> since that is the one that gets locked (Andrea Arcangeli)
> v2:
> - conditionally take the anon_vma lock in vma_adjust, like introduced
> in 252c5f94d944487e9f50ece7942b0fbf659c5c31 (with a proper comment)
>
> include/linux/rmap.h | 8 ++++----
> mm/ksm.c | 2 +-
> mm/migrate.c | 2 +-
> mm/mmap.c | 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++--------
> 4 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
>
> Index: linux-2.6.34/include/linux/rmap.h
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.34.orig/include/linux/rmap.h
> +++ linux-2.6.34/include/linux/rmap.h
> @@ -104,24 +104,24 @@ static inline void vma_lock_anon_vma(str
> {
> struct anon_vma *anon_vma = vma->anon_vma;
> if (anon_vma)
> - spin_lock(&anon_vma->lock);
> + spin_lock(&anon_vma->root->lock);
> }
>
> static inline void vma_unlock_anon_vma(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
> {
> struct anon_vma *anon_vma = vma->anon_vma;
> if (anon_vma)
> - spin_unlock(&anon_vma->lock);
> + spin_unlock(&anon_vma->root->lock);
> }
>
> static inline void anon_vma_lock(struct anon_vma *anon_vma)
> {
> - spin_lock(&anon_vma->lock);
> + spin_lock(&anon_vma->root->lock);
> }
>
> static inline void anon_vma_unlock(struct anon_vma *anon_vma)
> {
> - spin_unlock(&anon_vma->lock);
> + spin_unlock(&anon_vma->root->lock);
> }
>
> /*
> Index: linux-2.6.34/mm/ksm.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.34.orig/mm/ksm.c
> +++ linux-2.6.34/mm/ksm.c
> @@ -325,7 +325,7 @@ static void drop_anon_vma(struct rmap_it
> {
> struct anon_vma *anon_vma = rmap_item->anon_vma;
>
> - if (atomic_dec_and_lock(&anon_vma->external_refcount, &anon_vma->lock)) {
> + if (atomic_dec_and_lock(&anon_vma->external_refcount, &anon_vma->root->lock)) {
> int empty = list_empty(&anon_vma->head);
> anon_vma_unlock(anon_vma);
> if (empty)
> Index: linux-2.6.34/mm/mmap.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.34.orig/mm/mmap.c
> +++ linux-2.6.34/mm/mmap.c
> @@ -506,6 +506,7 @@ int vma_adjust(struct vm_area_struct *vm
> struct vm_area_struct *importer = NULL;
> struct address_space *mapping = NULL;
> struct prio_tree_root *root = NULL;
> + struct anon_vma *anon_vma = NULL;
> struct file *file = vma->vm_file;
> long adjust_next = 0;
> int remove_next = 0;
> @@ -578,6 +579,17 @@ again: remove_next = 1 + (end > next->
> }
> }
>
> + /*
> + * When changing only vma->vm_end, we don't really need anon_vma
> + * lock. This is a fairly rare case by itself, but the anon_vma
> + * lock may be shared between many sibling processes. Skipping
> + * the lock for brk adjustments makes a difference sometimes.
> + */
> + if (vma->anon_vma && (insert || importer || start != vma->vm_start)) {
> + anon_vma = vma->anon_vma;
> + anon_vma_lock(anon_vma);
> + }
> +
> if (root) {
> flush_dcache_mmap_lock(mapping);
> vma_prio_tree_remove(vma, root);
> @@ -617,6 +629,8 @@ again: remove_next = 1 + (end > next->
> __insert_vm_struct(mm, insert);
> }
>
> + if (anon_vma)
> + anon_vma_unlock(anon_vma);
> if (mapping)
> spin_unlock(&mapping->i_mmap_lock);
>
> @@ -2466,23 +2480,23 @@ static DEFINE_MUTEX(mm_all_locks_mutex);
>
> static void vm_lock_anon_vma(struct mm_struct *mm, struct anon_vma *anon_vma)
> {
> - if (!test_bit(0, (unsigned long *) &anon_vma->head.next)) {
> + if (!test_bit(0, (unsigned long *) &anon_vma->root->head.next)) {
> /*
> * The LSB of head.next can't change from under us
> * because we hold the mm_all_locks_mutex.
> */
> - spin_lock_nest_lock(&anon_vma->lock, &mm->mmap_sem);
> + spin_lock_nest_lock(&anon_vma->root->lock, &mm->mmap_sem);
> /*
> * We can safely modify head.next after taking the
> - * anon_vma->lock. If some other vma in this mm shares
> + * anon_vma->root->lock. If some other vma in this mm shares
> * the same anon_vma we won't take it again.
> *
> * No need of atomic instructions here, head.next
> * can't change from under us thanks to the
> - * anon_vma->lock.
> + * anon_vma->root->lock.
> */
> if (__test_and_set_bit(0, (unsigned long *)
> - &anon_vma->head.next))
> + &anon_vma->root->head.next))
> BUG();
> }
> }
> @@ -2573,7 +2587,7 @@ out_unlock:
>
> static void vm_unlock_anon_vma(struct anon_vma *anon_vma)
> {
> - if (test_bit(0, (unsigned long *) &anon_vma->head.next)) {
> + if (test_bit(0, (unsigned long *) &anon_vma->root->head.next)) {
> /*
> * The LSB of head.next can't change to 0 from under
> * us because we hold the mm_all_locks_mutex.
> @@ -2584,10 +2598,10 @@ static void vm_unlock_anon_vma(struct an
> *
> * No need of atomic instructions here, head.next
> * can't change from under us until we release the
> - * anon_vma->lock.
> + * anon_vma->root->lock.
> */
> if (!__test_and_clear_bit(0, (unsigned long *)
> - &anon_vma->head.next))
> + &anon_vma->root->head.next))
> BUG();
> anon_vma_unlock(anon_vma);
> }
> Index: linux-2.6.34/mm/migrate.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.34.orig/mm/migrate.c
> +++ linux-2.6.34/mm/migrate.c
> @@ -682,7 +682,7 @@ skip_unmap:
> rcu_unlock:
>
> /* Drop an anon_vma reference if we took one */
> - if (anon_vma && atomic_dec_and_lock(&anon_vma->external_refcount, &anon_vma->lock)) {
> + if (anon_vma && atomic_dec_and_lock(&anon_vma->external_refcount, &anon_vma->root->lock)) {
> int empty = list_empty(&anon_vma->head);
> anon_vma_unlock(anon_vma);
> if (empty)
>
> --
> To unsubscribe, send a message with 'unsubscribe linux-mm' in
> the body to majordomo@kvack.org. For more info on Linux MM,
> see: http://www.linux-mm.org/ .
> Don't email: <a href=mailto:"dont@kvack.org"> email@kvack.org </a>



\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2010-05-26 22:35    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site