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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 5/5] mm/memory_hotplug: allow to specify a default online_type
On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 01:30:26PM +0100, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>For now, distributions implement advanced udev rules to essentially
>- Don't online any hotplugged memory (s390x)
>- Online all memory to ZONE_NORMAL (e.g., most virt environments like
> hyperv)
>- Online all memory to ZONE_MOVABLE in case the zone imbalance is taken
> care of (e.g., bare metal, special virt environments)
>
>In summary: All memory is usually onlined the same way, however, the
>kernel always has to ask userspace to come up with the same answer.
>E.g., HyperV always waits for a memory block to get onlined before
>continuing, otherwise it might end up adding memory faster than
>hotplugging it, which can result in strange OOM situations.
>
>Let's allow to specify a default online_type, not just "online" and
>"offline". This allows distributions to configure the default online_type
>when booting up and be done with it.
>
>We can now specify "offline", "online", "online_movable" and
>"online_kernel" via
>- "memhp_default_state=" on the kernel cmdline
>- /sys/devices/systemn/memory/auto_online_blocks
>just like we are able to specify for a single memory block via
>/sys/devices/systemn/memory/memoryX/state
>
>Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
>Cc: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>
>Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>
>Cc: Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>
>Cc: Wei Yang <richard.weiyang@gmail.com>
>Signed-off-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>

Ok, I got the reason to leave the change on string compare here.

Reviewed-by: Wei Yang <richard.weiyang@gmail.com>

>---
> drivers/base/memory.c | 11 +++++------
> include/linux/memory_hotplug.h | 2 ++
> mm/memory_hotplug.c | 8 ++++----
> 3 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
>
>diff --git a/drivers/base/memory.c b/drivers/base/memory.c
>index 8d3e16dab69f..2b09b68b9f78 100644
>--- a/drivers/base/memory.c
>+++ b/drivers/base/memory.c
>@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ static const char *const online_type_to_str[] = {
> [MMOP_ONLINE_MOVABLE] = "online_movable",
> };
>
>-static int memhp_online_type_from_str(const char *str)
>+int memhp_online_type_from_str(const char *str)
> {
> int i;
>
>@@ -394,13 +394,12 @@ static ssize_t auto_online_blocks_store(struct device *dev,
> struct device_attribute *attr,
> const char *buf, size_t count)
> {
>- if (sysfs_streq(buf, "online"))
>- memhp_default_online_type = MMOP_ONLINE;
>- else if (sysfs_streq(buf, "offline"))
>- memhp_default_online_type = MMOP_OFFLINE;
>- else
>+ const int online_type = memhp_online_type_from_str(buf);
>+
>+ if (online_type < 0)
> return -EINVAL;
>
>+ memhp_default_online_type = online_type;
> return count;
> }
>
>diff --git a/include/linux/memory_hotplug.h b/include/linux/memory_hotplug.h
>index c6e090b34c4b..ef55115320fb 100644
>--- a/include/linux/memory_hotplug.h
>+++ b/include/linux/memory_hotplug.h
>@@ -117,6 +117,8 @@ extern int arch_add_memory(int nid, u64 start, u64 size,
> struct mhp_restrictions *restrictions);
> extern u64 max_mem_size;
>
>+extern int memhp_online_type_from_str(const char *str);
>+
> /* Default online_type (MMOP_*) when new memory blocks are added. */
> extern int memhp_default_online_type;
> /* If movable_node boot option specified */
>diff --git a/mm/memory_hotplug.c b/mm/memory_hotplug.c
>index 01443c70aa27..4a96273eafa7 100644
>--- a/mm/memory_hotplug.c
>+++ b/mm/memory_hotplug.c
>@@ -75,10 +75,10 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(memhp_default_online_type);
>
> static int __init setup_memhp_default_state(char *str)
> {
>- if (!strcmp(str, "online"))
>- memhp_default_online_type = MMOP_ONLINE;
>- else if (!strcmp(str, "offline"))
>- memhp_default_online_type = MMOP_OFFLINE;
>+ const int online_type = memhp_online_type_from_str(str);
>+
>+ if (online_type >= 0)
>+ memhp_default_online_type = online_type;
>
> return 1;
> }
>--
>2.24.1

--
Wei Yang
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