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SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND v8 1/2] sched/numa: introduce per-cgroup NUMA locality info
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On 2020/2/21 下午11:28, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 09:23:52PM +0800, 王贇 wrote:
>> FYI, by monitoring locality, we found that the kvm vcpu thread is not
>> covered by NUMA Balancing, whatever how many maximum period passed, the
>> counters are not increasing, or very slowly, although inside guest we are
>> copying memory.
>>
>> Later we found such task rarely exit to user space to trigger task
>> work callbacks, and NUMA Balancing scan depends on that, which help us
>> realize the importance to enable NUMA Balancing inside guest, with the
>> correct NUMA topo, a big performance risk I'll say :-P
>
> That's a bug in KVM, see:
>
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190801143657.785902257@linutronix.de
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190801143657.887648487@linutronix.de
>
> ISTR there being newer versions of that patch-set, but I can't seem to
> find them in a hurry.

Aha, that's exactly the problem we saw, will check~

Regards,
Michael Wang

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