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SubjectRe: + pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free.patch added to -mm tree
On 10/02, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> From: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
> Subject: pid: delete struct pidmap::nr_free
>
> There is a check in pid allocation code to skip a full page:
>
> if (likely(atomic_read(&map->nr_free))) {
> ...
>
> In practice it doesn't do anything. To skip a pidmap page one has to have
> 32K consecutive pids allocated at the same time which doesn't happen.
>
> Currently the price is _every_ fork/exit on every system being slower than
> necessary.

Agreed, I too never understood how can this counter help.

Add Gargi and Rik, the next version of "Replace PID bitmap allocation with IDR
API" can conflict with this and the previous pid-delete-reserved_pids.patch.

Oleg.

>
> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170909203649.GB4791@avx2
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> ---
>
> include/linux/pid_namespace.h | 1 -
> kernel/pid.c | 28 ++++++++++------------------
> kernel/pid_namespace.c | 6 ------
> 3 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
>
> diff -puN include/linux/pid_namespace.h~pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free include/linux/pid_namespace.h
> --- a/include/linux/pid_namespace.h~pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free
> +++ a/include/linux/pid_namespace.h
> @@ -11,7 +11,6 @@
> #include <linux/ns_common.h>
>
> struct pidmap {
> - atomic_t nr_free;
> void *page;
> };
>
> diff -puN kernel/pid.c~pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free kernel/pid.c
> --- a/kernel/pid.c~pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free
> +++ a/kernel/pid.c
> @@ -68,9 +68,6 @@ static inline int mk_pid(struct pid_name
> */
> struct pid_namespace init_pid_ns = {
> .kref = KREF_INIT(2),
> - .pidmap = {
> - [ 0 ... PIDMAP_ENTRIES-1] = { ATOMIC_INIT(BITS_PER_PAGE), NULL }
> - },
> .last_pid = 0,
> .nr_hashed = PIDNS_HASH_ADDING,
> .level = 0,
> @@ -106,7 +103,6 @@ static void free_pidmap(struct upid *upi
> int offset = nr & BITS_PER_PAGE_MASK;
>
> clear_bit(offset, map->page);
> - atomic_inc(&map->nr_free);
> }
>
> /*
> @@ -181,20 +177,17 @@ static int alloc_pidmap(struct pid_names
> if (unlikely(!map->page))
> return -ENOMEM;
> }
> - if (likely(atomic_read(&map->nr_free))) {
> - for ( ; ; ) {
> - if (!test_and_set_bit(offset, map->page)) {
> - atomic_dec(&map->nr_free);
> - set_last_pid(pid_ns, last, pid);
> - return pid;
> - }
> - offset = find_next_offset(map, offset);
> - if (offset >= BITS_PER_PAGE)
> - break;
> - pid = mk_pid(pid_ns, map, offset);
> - if (pid >= pid_max)
> - break;
> + for (;;) {
> + if (!test_and_set_bit(offset, map->page)) {
> + set_last_pid(pid_ns, last, pid);
> + return pid;
> }
> + offset = find_next_offset(map, offset);
> + if (offset >= BITS_PER_PAGE)
> + break;
> + pid = mk_pid(pid_ns, map, offset);
> + if (pid >= pid_max)
> + break;
> }
> if (map < &pid_ns->pidmap[(pid_max-1)/BITS_PER_PAGE]) {
> ++map;
> @@ -591,7 +584,6 @@ void __init pidmap_init(void)
> init_pid_ns.pidmap[0].page = kzalloc(PAGE_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
> /* Reserve PID 0. We never call free_pidmap(0) */
> set_bit(0, init_pid_ns.pidmap[0].page);
> - atomic_dec(&init_pid_ns.pidmap[0].nr_free);
>
> init_pid_ns.pid_cachep = KMEM_CACHE(pid,
> SLAB_HWCACHE_ALIGN | SLAB_PANIC | SLAB_ACCOUNT);
> diff -puN kernel/pid_namespace.c~pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free kernel/pid_namespace.c
> --- a/kernel/pid_namespace.c~pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free
> +++ a/kernel/pid_namespace.c
> @@ -98,7 +98,6 @@ static struct pid_namespace *create_pid_
> struct pid_namespace *ns;
> unsigned int level = parent_pid_ns->level + 1;
> struct ucounts *ucounts;
> - int i;
> int err;
>
> err = -EINVAL;
> @@ -139,11 +138,6 @@ static struct pid_namespace *create_pid_
> INIT_WORK(&ns->proc_work, proc_cleanup_work);
>
> set_bit(0, ns->pidmap[0].page);
> - atomic_set(&ns->pidmap[0].nr_free, BITS_PER_PAGE - 1);
> -
> - for (i = 1; i < PIDMAP_ENTRIES; i++)
> - atomic_set(&ns->pidmap[i].nr_free, BITS_PER_PAGE);
> -
> return ns;
>
> out_free_map:
> _
>
> Patches currently in -mm which might be from adobriyan@gmail.com are
>
> proc-uninline-name_to_int.patch
> proc-use-do-while-in-name_to_int.patch
> seq_file-delete-small-value-optimization.patch
> pid-delete-reserved_pids.patch
> pid-delete-struct-pidmap-nr_free.patch
>

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