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Subject[patch 06/11] mm: memcg: remove optimization of keeping the root_mem_cgroup LRU lists empty
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root_mem_cgroup, lacking a configurable limit, was never subject to
limit reclaim, so the pages charged to it could be kept off its LRU
lists. They would be found on the global per-zone LRU lists upon
physical memory pressure and it made sense to avoid uselessly linking
them to both lists.

The global per-zone LRU lists are about to go away on memcg-enabled
kernels, with all pages being exclusively linked to their respective
per-memcg LRU lists. As a result, pages of the root_mem_cgroup must
also be linked to its LRU lists again.

The overhead is temporary until the double-LRU scheme is going away
completely.

Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <jweiner@redhat.com>
---
mm/memcontrol.c | 12 ++----------
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
index 413e1f8..518f640 100644
--- a/mm/memcontrol.c
+++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
@@ -956,8 +956,6 @@ void mem_cgroup_del_lru_list(struct page *page, enum lru_list lru)
mz = page_cgroup_zoneinfo(pc->mem_cgroup, page);
/* huge page split is done under lru_lock. so, we have no races. */
MEM_CGROUP_ZSTAT(mz, lru) -= 1 << compound_order(page);
- if (mem_cgroup_is_root(pc->mem_cgroup))
- return;
VM_BUG_ON(list_empty(&pc->lru));
list_del_init(&pc->lru);
}
@@ -982,13 +980,11 @@ void mem_cgroup_rotate_reclaimable_page(struct page *page)
return;

pc = lookup_page_cgroup(page);
- /* unused or root page is not rotated. */
+ /* unused page is not rotated. */
if (!PageCgroupUsed(pc))
return;
/* Ensure pc->mem_cgroup is visible after reading PCG_USED. */
smp_rmb();
- if (mem_cgroup_is_root(pc->mem_cgroup))
- return;
mz = page_cgroup_zoneinfo(pc->mem_cgroup, page);
list_move_tail(&pc->lru, &mz->lists[lru]);
}
@@ -1002,13 +998,11 @@ void mem_cgroup_rotate_lru_list(struct page *page, enum lru_list lru)
return;

pc = lookup_page_cgroup(page);
- /* unused or root page is not rotated. */
+ /* unused page is not rotated. */
if (!PageCgroupUsed(pc))
return;
/* Ensure pc->mem_cgroup is visible after reading PCG_USED. */
smp_rmb();
- if (mem_cgroup_is_root(pc->mem_cgroup))
- return;
mz = page_cgroup_zoneinfo(pc->mem_cgroup, page);
list_move(&pc->lru, &mz->lists[lru]);
}
@@ -1040,8 +1034,6 @@ void mem_cgroup_add_lru_list(struct page *page, enum lru_list lru)
/* huge page split is done under lru_lock. so, we have no races. */
MEM_CGROUP_ZSTAT(mz, lru) += 1 << compound_order(page);
SetPageCgroupAcctLRU(pc);
- if (mem_cgroup_is_root(pc->mem_cgroup))
- return;
list_add(&pc->lru, &mz->lists[lru]);
}

--
1.7.6


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