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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.9-ac7
On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 08:18:13PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> 2.4.9-ac7
> o Update slab cache to do LIFO handling and clean (Andrea Arcangeli)
> up code somewhat

Thanks Alan for merging those patches.

Linus please apply this below one to mainline too, here it is ready to
be applied on top of 2.4.10pre4:

diff -urN 2.4.3aa/mm/slab.c 2.4.3aa-slab/mm/slab.c
--- 2.4.3aa/mm/slab.c Sat Mar 31 15:17:34 2001
+++ 2.4.3aa-slab/mm/slab.c Sun Apr 1 12:25:23 2001
@@ -140,8 +140,7 @@
*
* Manages the objs in a slab. Placed either at the beginning of mem allocated
* for a slab, or allocated from an general cache.
- * Slabs are chained into one ordered list: fully used, partial, then fully
- * free slabs.
+ * Slabs are chained into three list: fully used, partial, fully free slabs.
*/
typedef struct slab_s {
struct list_head list;
@@ -167,7 +166,7 @@
} cpucache_t;

#define cc_entry(cpucache) \
- ((void **)(((cpucache_t*)cpucache)+1))
+ ((void **)(((cpucache_t*)(cpucache))+1))
#define cc_data(cachep) \
((cachep)->cpudata[smp_processor_id()])
/*
@@ -181,8 +180,9 @@
struct kmem_cache_s {
/* 1) each alloc & free */
/* full, partial first, then free */
- struct list_head slabs;
- struct list_head *firstnotfull;
+ struct list_head slabs_full;
+ struct list_head slabs_partial;
+ struct list_head slabs_free;
unsigned int objsize;
unsigned int flags; /* constant flags */
unsigned int num; /* # of objs per slab */
@@ -345,8 +345,9 @@

/* internal cache of cache description objs */
static kmem_cache_t cache_cache = {
- slabs: LIST_HEAD_INIT(cache_cache.slabs),
- firstnotfull: &cache_cache.slabs,
+ slabs_full: LIST_HEAD_INIT(cache_cache.slabs_full),
+ slabs_partial: LIST_HEAD_INIT(cache_cache.slabs_partial),
+ slabs_free: LIST_HEAD_INIT(cache_cache.slabs_free),
objsize: sizeof(kmem_cache_t),
flags: SLAB_NO_REAP,
spinlock: SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED,
@@ -777,8 +778,9 @@
cachep->gfpflags |= GFP_DMA;
spin_lock_init(&cachep->spinlock);
cachep->objsize = size;
- INIT_LIST_HEAD(&cachep->slabs);
- cachep->firstnotfull = &cachep->slabs;
+ INIT_LIST_HEAD(&cachep->slabs_full);
+ INIT_LIST_HEAD(&cachep->slabs_partial);
+ INIT_LIST_HEAD(&cachep->slabs_free);

if (flags & CFLGS_OFF_SLAB)
cachep->slabp_cache = kmem_find_general_cachep(slab_size,0);
@@ -886,23 +888,20 @@
while (!cachep->growing) {
struct list_head *p;

- p = cachep->slabs.prev;
- if (p == &cachep->slabs)
+ p = cachep->slabs_free.prev;
+ if (p == &cachep->slabs_free)
break;

- slabp = list_entry(cachep->slabs.prev, slab_t, list);
+ slabp = list_entry(cachep->slabs_free.prev, slab_t, list);
if (slabp->inuse)
- break;
-
+ BUG();
list_del(&slabp->list);
- if (cachep->firstnotfull == &slabp->list)
- cachep->firstnotfull = &cachep->slabs;

spin_unlock_irq(&cachep->spinlock);
kmem_slab_destroy(cachep, slabp);
spin_lock_irq(&cachep->spinlock);
}
- ret = !list_empty(&cachep->slabs);
+ ret = !list_empty(&cachep->slabs_full) || !list_empty(&cachep->slabs_partial);
spin_unlock_irq(&cachep->spinlock);
return ret;
}
@@ -1128,9 +1127,7 @@
cachep->growing--;

/* Make slab active. */
- list_add_tail(&slabp->list,&cachep->slabs);
- if (cachep->firstnotfull == &cachep->slabs)
- cachep->firstnotfull = &slabp->list;
+ list_add_tail(&slabp->list, &cachep->slabs_free);
STATS_INC_GROWN(cachep);
cachep->failures = 0;

@@ -1187,7 +1184,7 @@
}

static inline void * kmem_cache_alloc_one_tail (kmem_cache_t *cachep,
- slab_t *slabp)
+ slab_t *slabp, int partial)
{
void *objp;

@@ -1200,9 +1197,15 @@
objp = slabp->s_mem + slabp->free*cachep->objsize;
slabp->free=slab_bufctl(slabp)[slabp->free];

- if (slabp->free == BUFCTL_END)
- /* slab now full: move to next slab for next alloc */
- cachep->firstnotfull = slabp->list.next;
+ if (slabp->free == BUFCTL_END) {
+ list_del(&slabp->list);
+ list_add(&slabp->list, &cachep->slabs_full);
+ } else {
+ if (!partial) {
+ list_del(&slabp->list);
+ list_add(&slabp->list, &cachep->slabs_partial);
+ }
+ }
#if DEBUG
if (cachep->flags & SLAB_POISON)
if (kmem_check_poison_obj(cachep, objp))
@@ -1228,16 +1231,20 @@
*/
#define kmem_cache_alloc_one(cachep) \
({ \
- slab_t *slabp; \
+ slab_t *slabp; \
+ struct list_head * slab_freelist; \
+ int partial = 1; \
\
- /* Get slab alloc is to come from. */ \
- { \
- struct list_head* p = cachep->firstnotfull; \
- if (p == &cachep->slabs) \
+ slab_freelist = &(cachep)->slabs_partial; \
+ if (list_empty(slab_freelist)) { \
+ partial = 0; \
+ slab_freelist = &(cachep)->slabs_free; \
+ if (list_empty(slab_freelist)) \
goto alloc_new_slab; \
- slabp = list_entry(p,slab_t, list); \
} \
- kmem_cache_alloc_one_tail(cachep, slabp); \
+ \
+ slabp = list_entry(slab_freelist->next, slab_t, list); \
+ kmem_cache_alloc_one_tail(cachep, slabp, partial); \
})

#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
@@ -1245,18 +1252,25 @@
{
int batchcount = cachep->batchcount;
cpucache_t* cc = cc_data(cachep);
+ struct list_head * slab_freelist;
+ int partial;
+ slab_t *slabp;

spin_lock(&cachep->spinlock);
while (batchcount--) {
/* Get slab alloc is to come from. */
- struct list_head *p = cachep->firstnotfull;
- slab_t *slabp;
+ slab_freelist = &(cachep)->slabs_partial;
+ partial = 1;
+ if (list_empty(slab_freelist)) {
+ partial = 0;
+ slab_freelist = &(cachep)->slabs_free;
+ if (list_empty(slab_freelist))
+ break;
+ }

- if (p == &cachep->slabs)
- break;
- slabp = list_entry(p,slab_t, list);
+ slabp = list_entry(slab_freelist->next, slab_t, list);
cc_entry(cc)[cc->avail++] =
- kmem_cache_alloc_one_tail(cachep, slabp);
+ kmem_cache_alloc_one_tail(cachep, slabp, partial);
}
spin_unlock(&cachep->spinlock);

@@ -1386,43 +1400,24 @@
}
STATS_DEC_ACTIVE(cachep);

- /* fixup slab chain */
- if (slabp->inuse-- == cachep->num)
- goto moveslab_partial;
- if (!slabp->inuse)
+ /* fixup slab chains */
+ if (!--slabp->inuse)
goto moveslab_free;
+ if (slabp->inuse + 1 == cachep->num)
+ goto moveslab_partial;
return;

moveslab_partial:
- /* was full.
- * Even if the page is now empty, we can set c_firstnotfull to
- * slabp: there are no partial slabs in this case
- */
- {
- struct list_head *t = cachep->firstnotfull;
+ /* Was full. */
+ list_del(&slabp->list);
+ list_add(&slabp->list, &cachep->slabs_partial);
+ return;

- cachep->firstnotfull = &slabp->list;
- if (slabp->list.next == t)
- return;
- list_del(&slabp->list);
- list_add_tail(&slabp->list, t);
- return;
- }
moveslab_free:
- /*
- * was partial, now empty.
- * c_firstnotfull might point to slabp
- * FIXME: optimize
- */
- {
- struct list_head *t = cachep->firstnotfull->prev;
-
- list_del(&slabp->list);
- list_add_tail(&slabp->list, &cachep->slabs);
- if (cachep->firstnotfull == &slabp->list)
- cachep->firstnotfull = t->next;
- return;
- }
+ /* Was partial, now empty. */
+ list_del(&slabp->list);
+ list_add(&slabp->list, &cachep->slabs_free);
+ return;
}

#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
@@ -1727,13 +1722,13 @@
#endif

full_free = 0;
- p = searchp->slabs.prev;
- while (p != &searchp->slabs) {
+ p = searchp->slabs_free.next;
+ while (p != &searchp->slabs_free) {
slabp = list_entry(p, slab_t, list);
if (slabp->inuse)
- break;
+ BUG();
full_free++;
- p = p->prev;
+ p = p->next;
}

/*
@@ -1750,7 +1745,7 @@
best_cachep = searchp;
best_len = full_free;
best_pages = pages;
- if (full_free >= REAP_PERFECT) {
+ if (pages >= REAP_PERFECT) {
clock_searchp = list_entry(searchp->next.next,
kmem_cache_t,next);
goto perfect;
@@ -1770,22 +1765,20 @@

spin_lock_irq(&best_cachep->spinlock);
perfect:
- /* free only 80% of the free slabs */
- best_len = (best_len*4 + 1)/5;
+ /* free only 50% of the free slabs */
+ best_len = (best_len + 1)/2;
for (scan = 0; scan < best_len; scan++) {
struct list_head *p;

if (best_cachep->growing)
break;
- p = best_cachep->slabs.prev;
- if (p == &best_cachep->slabs)
+ p = best_cachep->slabs_free.prev;
+ if (p == &best_cachep->slabs_free)
break;
slabp = list_entry(p,slab_t,list);
if (slabp->inuse)
- break;
+ BUG();
list_del(&slabp->list);
- if (best_cachep->firstnotfull == &slabp->list)
- best_cachep->firstnotfull = &best_cachep->slabs;
STATS_INC_REAPED(best_cachep);

/* Safe to drop the lock. The slab is no longer linked to the
@@ -1851,14 +1844,25 @@
spin_lock_irq(&cachep->spinlock);
active_objs = 0;
num_slabs = 0;
- list_for_each(q,&cachep->slabs) {
+ list_for_each(q,&cachep->slabs_full) {
+ slabp = list_entry(q, slab_t, list);
+ if (slabp->inuse != cachep->num)
+ BUG();
+ active_objs += cachep->num;
+ active_slabs++;
+ }
+ list_for_each(q,&cachep->slabs_partial) {
slabp = list_entry(q, slab_t, list);
+ if (slabp->inuse == cachep->num || !slabp->inuse)
+ BUG();
active_objs += slabp->inuse;
- num_objs += cachep->num;
+ active_slabs++;
+ }
+ list_for_each(q,&cachep->slabs_free) {
+ slabp = list_entry(q, slab_t, list);
if (slabp->inuse)
- active_slabs++;
- else
- num_slabs++;
+ BUG();
+ num_slabs++;
}
num_slabs+=active_slabs;
num_objs = num_slabs*cachep->num;
> o Self adjusting syscall table filler (Andrea Arcangeli)

Same as above, ready to be applyed to 2.4.10pre4:

--- syscall/arch/i386/kernel/entry.S.~1~ Tue Nov 28 18:39:59 2000
+++ syscall/arch/i386/kernel/entry.S Sun Apr 29 16:59:05 2001
@@ -647,12 +647,6 @@
.long SYMBOL_NAME(sys_fcntl64)
.long SYMBOL_NAME(sys_ni_syscall) /* reserved for TUX */

- /*
- * NOTE!! This doesn't have to be exact - we just have
- * to make sure we have _enough_ of the "sys_ni_syscall"
- * entries. Don't panic if you notice that this hasn't
- * been shrunk every time we add a new system call.
- */
- .rept NR_syscalls-221
+ .rept NR_syscalls-(.-sys_call_table)/4
.long SYMBOL_NAME(sys_ni_syscall)
.endr
Andrea
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