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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] mm/vmscan: add a fatal signals check in drop_slab_node
On Tue 15-09-20 21:27:41, zangchunxin@bytedance.com wrote:
> From: Chunxin Zang <zangchunxin@bytedance.com>
>
> On our server, there are about 10k memcg in one machine. They use memory
> very frequently. We have observed that drop_caches can take a
> considerable amount of time, and can't stop it.
>
> There are two reasons:
> 1. There is somebody constantly generating more objects to reclaim
> on drop_caches, result the 'freed' always bigger than 10.
> 2. The process has no chance to process signals.
>
> We can get the following info through 'ps':
>
> root:~# ps -aux | grep drop
> root 357956 ... R Aug25 21119854:55 echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
> root 1771385 ... R Aug16 21146421:17 echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
>
> Add a bail out on the fatal signals in the main loop so that the
> operation can be terminated by userspace.
>
> Signed-off-by: Chunxin Zang <zangchunxin@bytedance.com>
> Signed-off-by: Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>

Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>

> ---
>
> changelogs in v4:
> changelogs in v3:
> 1) Fix some descriptive problems pointed out by Michal Hocko.
> v2 named: mm/vmscan: fix infinite loop in drop_slab_node
>
> changelogs in v2:
> 1) via check fatal signal break loop.
>
> mm/vmscan.c | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/mm/vmscan.c b/mm/vmscan.c
> index b6d84326bdf2..6b2b5d420510 100644
> --- a/mm/vmscan.c
> +++ b/mm/vmscan.c
> @@ -704,6 +704,9 @@ void drop_slab_node(int nid)
> do {
> struct mem_cgroup *memcg = NULL;
>
> + if (signal_pending(current))
> + return;
> +
> freed = 0;
> memcg = mem_cgroup_iter(NULL, NULL, NULL);
> do {
> --
> 2.11.0
>

--
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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