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SubjectRe: [PATCH 15/18] mm, hugetlb: move up anon_vma_prepare()
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 03:19:15PM -0400, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 03:05:37PM -0400, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 02:32:06PM +0900, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> > > If we fail with a allocated hugepage, it is hard to recover properly.
> > > One such example is reserve count. We don't have any method to recover
> > > reserve count. Although, I will introduce a function to recover reserve
> > > count in following patch, it is better not to allocate a hugepage
> > > as much as possible. So move up anon_vma_prepare() which can be failed
> > > in OOM situation.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com>
> >
> > Reviewed-by: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>
>
> Sorry, let me suspend this Reviewed for a question.
> If alloc_huge_page failed after we succeeded anon_vma_parepare,
> the allocated anon_vma_chain and/or anon_vma are safely freed?
> Or don't we have to free them?

Yes, it will be freed by free_pgtables() and then unlink_anon_vmas()
when a task terminate. So, we don't have to free them.

Thanks.

>
> Thanks,
> Naoya Horiguchi
>
> > > diff --git a/mm/hugetlb.c b/mm/hugetlb.c
> > > index 683fd38..bb8a45f 100644
> > > --- a/mm/hugetlb.c
> > > +++ b/mm/hugetlb.c
> > > @@ -2536,6 +2536,15 @@ retry_avoidcopy:
> > > /* Drop page_table_lock as buddy allocator may be called */
> > > spin_unlock(&mm->page_table_lock);
> > >
> > > + /*
> > > + * When the original hugepage is shared one, it does not have
> > > + * anon_vma prepared.
> > > + */
> > > + if (unlikely(anon_vma_prepare(vma))) {
> > > + ret = VM_FAULT_OOM;
> > > + goto out_old_page;
> > > + }
> > > +
> > > use_reserve = vma_has_reserves(h, vma, address);
> > > if (use_reserve == -ENOMEM) {
> > > ret = VM_FAULT_OOM;
> > > @@ -2590,15 +2599,6 @@ retry_avoidcopy:
> > > goto out_lock;
> > > }
> > >
> > > - /*
> > > - * When the original hugepage is shared one, it does not have
> > > - * anon_vma prepared.
> > > - */
> > > - if (unlikely(anon_vma_prepare(vma))) {
> > > - ret = VM_FAULT_OOM;
> > > - goto out_new_page;
> > > - }
> > > -
> > > copy_user_huge_page(new_page, old_page, address, vma,
> > > pages_per_huge_page(h));
> > > __SetPageUptodate(new_page);
> > > @@ -2625,7 +2625,6 @@ retry_avoidcopy:
> > > spin_unlock(&mm->page_table_lock);
> > > mmu_notifier_invalidate_range_end(mm, mmun_start, mmun_end);
> > >
> > > -out_new_page:
> > > page_cache_release(new_page);
> > > out_old_page:
> > > page_cache_release(old_page);
> > > --
> > > 1.7.9.5
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