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SubjectRe: [patch 1/2] mm, shmem: add vmstat for hugepage fallback
On Fri, Mar 06, 2020 at 02:22:32PM -0800, David Rientjes wrote:
> The existing thp_fault_fallback indicates when thp attempts to allocate a
> hugepage but fails, or if the hugepage cannot be charged to the mem cgroup
> hierarchy.
> Extend this to shmem as well. Adds a new thp_file_fallback to complement
> thp_file_alloc that gets incremented when a hugepage is attempted to be
> allocated but fails, or if it cannot be charged to the mem cgroup
> hierarchy.
> Additionally, remove the check for CONFIG_TRANSPARENT_HUGE_PAGECACHE from
> shmem_alloc_hugepage() since it is only called with this configuration
> option.
> Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <>

Acked-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <>

Kirill A. Shutemov

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