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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/8] Only isolate page we can handle
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 01:25:18AM +0900, Minchan Kim wrote:
> There are some places to isolate lru page and I believe
> users of isolate_lru_page will be growing.
> The purpose of them is each different so part of isolated pages
> should put back to LRU, again.
>
> The problem is when we put back the page into LRU,
> we lose LRU ordering and the page is inserted at head of LRU list.
> It makes unnecessary LRU churning so that vm can evict working set pages
> rather than idle pages.
>
> This patch adds new filter mask when we isolate page in LRU.
> So, we don't isolate pages if we can't handle it.
> It could reduce LRU churning.
>
> This patch shouldn't change old behavior.
> It's just used by next patches.
>
> Cc: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
> Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
> Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
> Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Minchan Kim <minchan.kim@gmail.com>
> ---
> include/linux/swap.h | 3 ++-
> mm/compaction.c | 2 +-
> mm/memcontrol.c | 2 +-
> mm/vmscan.c | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++------
> 4 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/swap.h b/include/linux/swap.h
> index 384eb5f..baef4ad 100644
> --- a/include/linux/swap.h
> +++ b/include/linux/swap.h
> @@ -259,7 +259,8 @@ extern unsigned long mem_cgroup_shrink_node_zone(struct mem_cgroup *mem,
> unsigned int swappiness,
> struct zone *zone,
> unsigned long *nr_scanned);
> -extern int __isolate_lru_page(struct page *page, int mode, int file);
> +extern int __isolate_lru_page(struct page *page, int mode, int file,
> + int not_dirty, int not_mapped);

bool? If you use bitmask later, it's not important though.

> extern unsigned long shrink_all_memory(unsigned long nr_pages);
> extern int vm_swappiness;
> extern int remove_mapping(struct address_space *mapping, struct page *page);
> diff --git a/mm/compaction.c b/mm/compaction.c
> index 021a296..dea32e3 100644
> --- a/mm/compaction.c
> +++ b/mm/compaction.c
> @@ -335,7 +335,7 @@ static unsigned long isolate_migratepages(struct zone *zone,
> }
>
> /* Try isolate the page */
> - if (__isolate_lru_page(page, ISOLATE_BOTH, 0) != 0)
> + if (__isolate_lru_page(page, ISOLATE_BOTH, 0, 0, 0) != 0)
> continue;
>
> VM_BUG_ON(PageTransCompound(page));
> diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
> index c2776f1..471e7fd 100644
> --- a/mm/memcontrol.c
> +++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
> @@ -1193,7 +1193,7 @@ unsigned long mem_cgroup_isolate_pages(unsigned long nr_to_scan,
> continue;
>
> scan++;
> - ret = __isolate_lru_page(page, mode, file);
> + ret = __isolate_lru_page(page, mode, file, 0, 0);
> switch (ret) {
> case 0:
> list_move(&page->lru, dst);
> diff --git a/mm/vmscan.c b/mm/vmscan.c
> index b3a569f..71d2da9 100644
> --- a/mm/vmscan.c
> +++ b/mm/vmscan.c
> @@ -954,10 +954,13 @@ keep_lumpy:
> *
> * page: page to consider
> * mode: one of the LRU isolation modes defined above
> - *
> + * file: page be on a file LRU
> + * not_dirty: page should be not dirty or not writeback
> + * not_mapped: page should be not mapped
> * returns 0 on success, -ve errno on failure.
> */
> -int __isolate_lru_page(struct page *page, int mode, int file)
> +int __isolate_lru_page(struct page *page, int mode, int file,
> + int not_dirty, int not_mapped)
> {
> int ret = -EINVAL;
>
> @@ -976,6 +979,12 @@ int __isolate_lru_page(struct page *page, int mode, int file)
> if (mode != ISOLATE_BOTH && page_is_file_cache(page) != file)
> return ret;
>
> + if (not_dirty)
> + if (PageDirty(page) || PageWriteback(page))
> + return ret;
> + if (not_mapped)
> + if (page_mapped(page))
> + return ret;
> /*
> * When this function is being called for lumpy reclaim, we
> * initially look into all LRU pages, active, inactive and
> @@ -1016,12 +1025,15 @@ int __isolate_lru_page(struct page *page, int mode, int file)
> * @order: The caller's attempted allocation order
> * @mode: One of the LRU isolation modes
> * @file: True [1] if isolating file [!anon] pages
> + * @not_dirty: True [1] if isolating file [!dirty] pages
> + * @not_mapped: True [1] if isolating file [!mapped] pages
> *
> * returns how many pages were moved onto *@dst.
> */
> static unsigned long isolate_lru_pages(unsigned long nr_to_scan,
> struct list_head *src, struct list_head *dst,
> - unsigned long *scanned, int order, int mode, int file)
> + unsigned long *scanned, int order, int mode, int file,
> + int not_dirty, int not_mapped)
> {
> unsigned long nr_taken = 0;
> unsigned long nr_lumpy_taken = 0;
> @@ -1041,7 +1053,8 @@ static unsigned long isolate_lru_pages(unsigned long nr_to_scan,
>
> VM_BUG_ON(!PageLRU(page));
>
> - switch (__isolate_lru_page(page, mode, file)) {
> + switch (__isolate_lru_page(page, mode, file,
> + not_dirty, not_mapped)) {
> case 0:
> list_move(&page->lru, dst);
> mem_cgroup_del_lru(page);
> @@ -1100,7 +1113,8 @@ static unsigned long isolate_lru_pages(unsigned long nr_to_scan,
> !PageSwapCache(cursor_page))
> break;
>
> - if (__isolate_lru_page(cursor_page, mode, file) == 0) {
> + if (__isolate_lru_page(cursor_page, mode, file,
> + not_dirty, not_mapped) == 0) {
> list_move(&cursor_page->lru, dst);
> mem_cgroup_del_lru(cursor_page);
> nr_taken += hpage_nr_pages(page);
> @@ -1143,7 +1157,7 @@ static unsigned long isolate_pages_global(unsigned long nr,
> if (file)
> lru += LRU_FILE;
> return isolate_lru_pages(nr, &z->lru[lru].list, dst, scanned, order,
> - mode, file);
> + mode, file, 0, 0);
> }
>
> /*
> --
> 1.7.1
>

--
Mel Gorman
SUSE Labs


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