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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm, oom: consider present pages for the node size
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On 29.08.19 18:34, Michal Hocko wrote:
> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
>
> constrained_alloc calculates the size of the oom domain by using
> node_spanned_pages which is incorrect because this is the full range of
> the physical memory range that the numa node occupies rather than the
> memory that backs that range which is represented by node_present_pages.
>
> Sparsely populated nodes (e.g. after memory hot remove or simply sparse
> due to memory layout) can have really a large difference between the
> two. This shouldn't really cause any real user observable problems
> because the oom calculates a ratio against totalpages and used memory
> cannot exceed present pages but it is confusing and wrong from code
> point of view.
>
> Noticed-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> ---
> mm/oom_kill.c | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/oom_kill.c b/mm/oom_kill.c
> index eda2e2a0bdc6..16af3da97d08 100644
> --- a/mm/oom_kill.c
> +++ b/mm/oom_kill.c
> @@ -287,7 +287,7 @@ static enum oom_constraint constrained_alloc(struct oom_control *oc)
> !nodes_subset(node_states[N_MEMORY], *oc->nodemask)) {
> oc->totalpages = total_swap_pages;
> for_each_node_mask(nid, *oc->nodemask)
> - oc->totalpages += node_spanned_pages(nid);
> + oc->totalpages += node_present_pages(nid);
> return CONSTRAINT_MEMORY_POLICY;
> }
>
> @@ -300,7 +300,7 @@ static enum oom_constraint constrained_alloc(struct oom_control *oc)
> if (cpuset_limited) {
> oc->totalpages = total_swap_pages;
> for_each_node_mask(nid, cpuset_current_mems_allowed)
> - oc->totalpages += node_spanned_pages(nid);
> + oc->totalpages += node_present_pages(nid);
> return CONSTRAINT_CPUSET;
> }
> return CONSTRAINT_NONE;>

Thanks!

Reviewed-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>

--

Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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