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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 1/2] mm: move FAULT_AROUND_ORDER to arch/
On Friday 04 April 2014 06:47 PM, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 11:57:14AM +0530, Madhavan Srinivasan wrote:
>> Kirill A. Shutemov with faultaround patchset introduced
>> vm_ops->map_pages() for mapping easy accessible pages around
>> fault address in hope to reduce number of minor page faults.
>>
>> This patch creates infrastructure to move the FAULT_AROUND_ORDER
>> to arch/ using Kconfig. This will enable architecture maintainers
>> to decide on suitable FAULT_AROUND_ORDER value based on
>> performance data for that architecture. Patch also adds
>> FAULT_AROUND_ORDER Kconfig element in arch/X86.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/Kconfig | 4 ++++
>> include/linux/mm.h | 9 +++++++++
>> mm/memory.c | 12 +++++-------
>> 3 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
>> index 9c0a657..5833f22 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
>> @@ -1177,6 +1177,10 @@ config DIRECT_GBPAGES
>> support it. This can improve the kernel's performance a tiny bit by
>> reducing TLB pressure. If in doubt, say "Y".
>>
>> +config FAULT_AROUND_ORDER
>> + int
>> + default "4"
>> +
>> # Common NUMA Features
>> config NUMA
>> bool "Numa Memory Allocation and Scheduler Support"
>> diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
>> index 0bd4359..b93c1c3 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/mm.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
>> @@ -26,6 +26,15 @@ struct file_ra_state;
>> struct user_struct;
>> struct writeback_control;
>>
>> +/*
>> + * Fault around order is a control knob to decide the fault around pages.
>> + * Default value is set to 0UL (disabled), but the arch can override it as
>> + * desired.
>> + */
>> +#ifndef CONFIG_FAULT_AROUND_ORDER
>> +#define CONFIG_FAULT_AROUND_ORDER 0
>> +#endif
>> +
>
> I don't think it should be in header file: nobody except mm/memory.c cares.
> Just put it instead '#define FAULT_AROUND_ORDER'.
>

Ok. Will do this change.

>> #ifndef CONFIG_NEED_MULTIPLE_NODES /* Don't use mapnrs, do it properly */
>> extern unsigned long max_mapnr;
>>
>> diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
>> index b02c584..22a4a89 100644
>> --- a/mm/memory.c
>> +++ b/mm/memory.c
>> @@ -3358,10 +3358,8 @@ void do_set_pte(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address,
>> update_mmu_cache(vma, address, pte);
>> }
>>
>> -#define FAULT_AROUND_ORDER 4
>> -
>> #ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_FS
>> -static unsigned int fault_around_order = FAULT_AROUND_ORDER;
>> +static unsigned int fault_around_order = CONFIG_FAULT_AROUND_ORDER;
>>
>> static int fault_around_order_get(void *data, u64 *val)
>> {
>> @@ -3371,7 +3369,7 @@ static int fault_around_order_get(void *data, u64 *val)
>>
>> static int fault_around_order_set(void *data, u64 val)
>> {
>> - BUILD_BUG_ON((1UL << FAULT_AROUND_ORDER) > PTRS_PER_PTE);
>> + BUILD_BUG_ON((1UL << CONFIG_FAULT_AROUND_ORDER) > PTRS_PER_PTE);
>> if (1UL << val > PTRS_PER_PTE)
>> return -EINVAL;
>> fault_around_order = val;
>> @@ -3406,14 +3404,14 @@ static inline unsigned long fault_around_pages(void)
>> {
>> unsigned long nr_pages;
>>
>> - nr_pages = 1UL << FAULT_AROUND_ORDER;
>> + nr_pages = 1UL << CONFIG_FAULT_AROUND_ORDER;
>> BUILD_BUG_ON(nr_pages > PTRS_PER_PTE);
>> return nr_pages;
>> }
>>
>> static inline unsigned long fault_around_mask(void)
>> {
>> - return ~((1UL << (PAGE_SHIFT + FAULT_AROUND_ORDER)) - 1);
>> + return ~((1UL << (PAGE_SHIFT + CONFIG_FAULT_AROUND_ORDER)) - 1);
>> }
>> #endif
>>
>> @@ -3471,7 +3469,7 @@ static int do_read_fault(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
>> * if page by the offset is not ready to be mapped (cold cache or
>> * something).
>> */
>> - if (vma->vm_ops->map_pages) {
>> + if ((vma->vm_ops->map_pages) && (fault_around_pages() > 1)) {
>
> if (vma->vm_ops->map_pages && fault_around_pages()) {
>
For a fault around value of 0, fault_around_pages() will return 1 and
that is reason for checking it greater than 1. Also, using debug fs,
fault around value can be zeroed.

With regards
Maddy
>> pte = pte_offset_map_lock(mm, pmd, address, &ptl);
>> do_fault_around(vma, address, pte, pgoff, flags);
>> if (!pte_same(*pte, orig_pte))
>> --
>> 1.7.10.4
>>
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