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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/12] memory-hogplug : check memory offline in offline_pages
Hi Wen,

2012/06/27 17:49, Wen Congyang wrote:
> At 06/27/2012 01:44 PM, Yasuaki Ishimatsu Wrote:
>> When offline_pages() is called to offlined memory, the function fails since
>> all memory has been offlined. In this case, the function should succeed.
>> The patch adds the check function into offline_pages().
>
> You miss such case: some pages are online, while some pages are offline.
> offline_pages() will fail too in such case.

You are right. But current code fails, when the function is called to offline
memory. In this case, the function should succeed. So the patch confirms
whether the memory was offlined or not. And if memory has already been
offlined, offline_pages return 0.

Thanks,
Yasuaki Ishimatsu

>
> Thanks
> Wen Congyang
>
>>
>> CC: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
>> CC: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
>> CC: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
>> CC: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
>> Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan.kim@gmail.com>
>> CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>> CC: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
>> CC: Wen Congyang <wency@cn.fujitsu.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Yasuaki Ishimatsu <isimatu.yasuaki@jp.fujitsu.com>
>>
>> ---
>> drivers/base/memory.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
>> include/linux/memory.h | 1 +
>> mm/memory_hotplug.c | 5 +++++
>> 3 files changed, 26 insertions(+)
>>
>> Index: linux-3.5-rc4/drivers/base/memory.c
>> ===================================================================
>> --- linux-3.5-rc4.orig/drivers/base/memory.c 2012-06-26 13:28:16.726211752 +0900
>> +++ linux-3.5-rc4/drivers/base/memory.c 2012-06-26 13:34:22.423639904 +0900
>> @@ -70,6 +70,26 @@ void unregister_memory_isolate_notifier(
>> }
>> EXPORT_SYMBOL(unregister_memory_isolate_notifier);
>>
>> +bool memory_is_offline(unsigned long start_pfn, unsigned long end_pfn)
>> +{
>> + struct memory_block *mem;
>> + struct mem_section *section;
>> + unsigned long pfn, section_nr;
>> +
>> + for (pfn = start_pfn; pfn < end_pfn; pfn += PAGES_PER_SECTION) {
>> + section_nr = pfn_to_section_nr(pfn);
>> + section = __nr_to_section(section_nr);
>> + mem = find_memory_block(section);
>> + if (!mem)
>> + continue;
>> + if (mem->state == MEM_OFFLINE)
>> + continue;
>> + return false;
>> + }
>> +
>> + return true;
>> +}
>> +
>> /*
>> * register_memory - Setup a sysfs device for a memory block
>> */
>> Index: linux-3.5-rc4/include/linux/memory.h
>> ===================================================================
>> --- linux-3.5-rc4.orig/include/linux/memory.h 2012-06-25 04:53:04.000000000 +0900
>> +++ linux-3.5-rc4/include/linux/memory.h 2012-06-26 13:34:22.424639891 +0900
>> @@ -120,6 +120,7 @@ extern int memory_isolate_notify(unsigne
>> extern struct memory_block *find_memory_block_hinted(struct mem_section *,
>> struct memory_block *);
>> extern struct memory_block *find_memory_block(struct mem_section *);
>> +extern bool memory_is_offline(unsigned long start_pfn, unsigned long end_pfn);
>> #define CONFIG_MEM_BLOCK_SIZE (PAGES_PER_SECTION<<PAGE_SHIFT)
>> enum mem_add_context { BOOT, HOTPLUG };
>> #endif /* CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG_SPARSE */
>> Index: linux-3.5-rc4/mm/memory_hotplug.c
>> ===================================================================
>> --- linux-3.5-rc4.orig/mm/memory_hotplug.c 2012-06-26 13:28:16.743211538 +0900
>> +++ linux-3.5-rc4/mm/memory_hotplug.c 2012-06-26 13:48:38.264940468 +0900
>> @@ -887,6 +887,11 @@ static int __ref offline_pages(unsigned
>>
>> lock_memory_hotplug();
>>
>> + if (memory_is_offline(start_pfn, end_pfn)) {
>> + ret = 0;
>> + goto out;
>> + }
>> +
>> zone = page_zone(pfn_to_page(start_pfn));
>> node = zone_to_nid(zone);
>> nr_pages = end_pfn - start_pfn;
>>
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