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Subject[PATCH v4 4/4] mm: adjust vm_committed_as_batch according to vm overcommit policy
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When checking a performance change for will-it-scale scalability mmap test
[1], we found very high lock contention for spinlock of percpu counter
'vm_committed_as':

94.14% 0.35% [kernel.kallsyms] [k] _raw_spin_lock_irqsave
48.21% _raw_spin_lock_irqsave;percpu_counter_add_batch;__vm_enough_memory;mmap_region;do_mmap;
45.91% _raw_spin_lock_irqsave;percpu_counter_add_batch;__do_munmap;

Actually this heavy lock contention is not always necessary. The
'vm_committed_as' needs to be very precise when the strict
OVERCOMMIT_NEVER policy is set, which requires a rather small batch number
for the percpu counter.

So keep 'batch' number unchanged for strict OVERCOMMIT_NEVER policy, and
lift it to 64X for OVERCOMMIT_ALWAYS and OVERCOMMIT_GUESS policies. Also
add a sysctl handler to adjust it when the policy is reconfigured.

Benchmark with the same testcase in [1] shows 53% improvement on a 8C/16T
desktop, and 2097%(20X) on a 4S/72C/144T server. We tested with test
platforms in 0day (server, desktop and laptop), and 80%+ platforms shows
improvements with that test. And whether it shows improvements depends on
if the test mmap size is bigger than the batch number computed.

And if the lift is 16X, 1/3 of the platforms will show improvements,
though it should help the mmap/unmap usage generally, as Michal Hocko
mentioned:

: I believe that there are non-synthetic worklaods which would benefit from
: a larger batch. E.g. large in memory databases which do large mmaps
: during startups from multiple threads.

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200305062138.GI5972@shao2-debian/

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1589611660-89854-4-git-send-email-feng.tang@intel.com
Signed-off-by: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Andi Kleen <andi.kleen@intel.com>
Cc: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@intel.com>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com>
Cc: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---
include/linux/mm.h | 2 ++
include/linux/mman.h | 4 ++++
kernel/sysctl.c | 2 +-
mm/mm_init.c | 18 ++++++++++++++----
mm/util.c | 12 ++++++++++++
5 files changed, 33 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index 573947c..c2efea6 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -206,6 +206,8 @@ int overcommit_ratio_handler(struct ctl_table *, int, void *, size_t *,
loff_t *);
int overcommit_kbytes_handler(struct ctl_table *, int, void *, size_t *,
loff_t *);
+int overcommit_policy_handler(struct ctl_table *, int, void *, size_t *,
+ loff_t *);

#define nth_page(page,n) pfn_to_page(page_to_pfn((page)) + (n))

diff --git a/include/linux/mman.h b/include/linux/mman.h
index 4b08e9c..91c93c1 100644
--- a/include/linux/mman.h
+++ b/include/linux/mman.h
@@ -57,8 +57,12 @@ extern struct percpu_counter vm_committed_as;

#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
extern s32 vm_committed_as_batch;
+extern void mm_compute_batch(void);
#else
#define vm_committed_as_batch 0
+static inline void mm_compute_batch(void)
+{
+}
#endif

unsigned long vm_memory_committed(void);
diff --git a/kernel/sysctl.c b/kernel/sysctl.c
index db1ce7a..9456c86 100644
--- a/kernel/sysctl.c
+++ b/kernel/sysctl.c
@@ -2650,7 +2650,7 @@ static struct ctl_table vm_table[] = {
.data = &sysctl_overcommit_memory,
.maxlen = sizeof(sysctl_overcommit_memory),
.mode = 0644,
- .proc_handler = proc_dointvec_minmax,
+ .proc_handler = overcommit_policy_handler,
.extra1 = SYSCTL_ZERO,
.extra2 = &two,
},
diff --git a/mm/mm_init.c b/mm/mm_init.c
index 435e5f7..c5a6fb1 100644
--- a/mm/mm_init.c
+++ b/mm/mm_init.c
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
#include <linux/memory.h>
#include <linux/notifier.h>
#include <linux/sched.h>
+#include <linux/mman.h>
#include "internal.h"

#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_MEMORY_INIT
@@ -144,14 +145,23 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(mm_kobj);
#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
s32 vm_committed_as_batch = 32;

-static void __meminit mm_compute_batch(void)
+void mm_compute_batch(void)
{
u64 memsized_batch;
s32 nr = num_present_cpus();
s32 batch = max_t(s32, nr*2, 32);
-
- /* batch size set to 0.4% of (total memory/#cpus), or max int32 */
- memsized_batch = min_t(u64, (totalram_pages()/nr)/256, 0x7fffffff);
+ unsigned long ram_pages = totalram_pages();
+
+ /*
+ * For policy of OVERCOMMIT_NEVER, set batch size to 0.4%
+ * of (total memory/#cpus), and lift it to 25% for other
+ * policies to easy the possible lock contention for percpu_counter
+ * vm_committed_as, while the max limit is INT_MAX
+ */
+ if (sysctl_overcommit_memory == OVERCOMMIT_NEVER)
+ memsized_batch = min_t(u64, ram_pages/nr/256, INT_MAX);
+ else
+ memsized_batch = min_t(u64, ram_pages/nr/4, INT_MAX);

vm_committed_as_batch = max_t(s32, memsized_batch, batch);
}
diff --git a/mm/util.c b/mm/util.c
index fe63271..580d268 100644
--- a/mm/util.c
+++ b/mm/util.c
@@ -746,6 +746,18 @@ int overcommit_ratio_handler(struct ctl_table *table, int write, void *buffer,
return ret;
}

+int overcommit_policy_handler(struct ctl_table *table, int write, void *buffer,
+ size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos)
+{
+ int ret;
+
+ ret = proc_dointvec_minmax(table, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
+ if (ret == 0 && write)
+ mm_compute_batch();
+
+ return ret;
+}
+
int overcommit_kbytes_handler(struct ctl_table *table, int write, void *buffer,
size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos)
{
--
2.7.4
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