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SubjectRe: [patch 046/181] mm: remove sparsemem allocation details from the bootmem allocator
On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 07:05:45PM -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 3:06 PM,  <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> >> From: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
> >> Subject: mm: remove sparsemem allocation details from the bootmem allocator
> >>
> >> alloc_bootmem_section() derives allocation area constraints from the
> >> specified sparsemem section.  This is a bit specific for a generic memory
> >> allocator like bootmem, though, so move it over to sparsemem.
> >>
> >> As __alloc_bootmem_node_nopanic() already retries failed allocations with
> >> relaxed area constraints, the fallback code in sparsemem.c can be removed
> >> and the code becomes a bit more compact overall.
> >>
> >> [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix build]
> >> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
> >> Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
> >> Acked-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> >> Cc: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
> >> Cc: Gavin Shan <shangw@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> >> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> >
> > hi, this one cause regression, will put usemap to last node's memory
> > instead of each node.
>
> attached patch fixes the problem.

Sorry for the trouble and thanks for the patch! The number of bugs in
these three lines is too damn high...

> Subject: [PATCH] mm: fix goal calculating with usemap
>
> PAGE_SECTION_MASK should be used with pfn instead of pa.
>
> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
>
> diff --git a/mm/sparse.c b/mm/sparse.c
> index 6a4bf91..fd00928 100644
> --- a/mm/sparse.c
> +++ b/mm/sparse.c
> @@ -287,7 +287,7 @@ sparse_early_usemaps_alloc_pgdat_section(struct pglist_data *pgdat,
> * from the same section as the pgdat where possible to avoid
> * this problem.
> */
> - goal = __pa(pgdat) & PAGE_SECTION_MASK;
> + goal = ((__pa(pgdat) >> PAGE_SHIFT) & PAGE_SECTION_MASK) << PAGE_SHIFT;

How about

goal = __pa(pgdat) & (PAGE_SECTION_MASK << PAGE_SHIFT);

instead?

> host_pgdat = NODE_DATA(early_pfn_to_nid(goal >> PAGE_SHIFT));
> return __alloc_bootmem_node_nopanic(host_pgdat, size,
> SMP_CACHE_BYTES, goal);
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