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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] hugetlb: don't delete vma_lock in hugetlb MADV_DONTNEED processing
On Fri, Oct 28, 2022 at 02:17:01PM -0700, Mike Kravetz wrote:
> On 10/28/22 12:13, Peter Xu wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 28, 2022 at 08:23:25AM -0700, Mike Kravetz wrote:
> > > On 10/26/22 21:12, Peter Xu wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Oct 26, 2022 at 04:54:01PM -0700, Mike Kravetz wrote:
> > > > > On 10/26/22 17:42, Peter Xu wrote:
> > > diff --git a/mm/madvise.c b/mm/madvise.c
> > > index c7105ec6d08c..d8b4d7e56939 100644
> > > --- a/mm/madvise.c
> > > +++ b/mm/madvise.c
> > > @@ -790,7 +790,10 @@ static int madvise_free_single_vma(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> > > static long madvise_dontneed_single_vma(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> > > unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
> > > {
> > > - zap_page_range(vma, start, end - start);
> > > + if (!is_vm_hugetlb_page(vma))
> > > + zap_page_range(vma, start, end - start);
> > > + else
> > > + clear_hugetlb_page_range(vma, start, end);
> >
> > With the new ZAP_FLAG_UNMAP flag, clear_hugetlb_page_range() can be dropped
> > completely? As zap_page_range() won't be with ZAP_FLAG_UNMAP so we can
> > identify things?
> >
> > IIUC that's the major reason why I thought the zap flag could be helpful..
>
> Argh. I went to drop clear_hugetlb_page_range() but there is one issue.
> In zap_page_range() the MMU_NOTIFY_CLEAR notifier is certainly called.
> However, we really need to have a 'adjust_range_if_pmd_sharing_possible'
> call in there because the 'range' may be part of a shared pmd. :(
>
> I think we need to either have a separate routine like clear_hugetlb_page_range
> that sets up the appropriate range, or special case hugetlb in zap_page_range.
> What do you think?
> I think clear_hugetlb_page_range is the least bad of the two options.

How about special case hugetlb as you mentioned? If I'm not wrong, it
should be 3 lines change:

---8<---
diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
index c5599a9279b1..0a1632e44571 100644
--- a/mm/memory.c
+++ b/mm/memory.c
@@ -1706,11 +1706,13 @@ void zap_page_range(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long start,
lru_add_drain();
mmu_notifier_range_init(&range, MMU_NOTIFY_CLEAR, 0, vma, vma->vm_mm,
start, start + size);
+ if (is_vm_hugetlb_page(vma))
+ adjust_range_if_pmd_sharing_possible(vma, &range.start, &range.end);
tlb_gather_mmu(&tlb, vma->vm_mm);
update_hiwater_rss(vma->vm_mm);
mmu_notifier_invalidate_range_start(&range);
do {
- unmap_single_vma(&tlb, vma, start, range.end, NULL);
+ unmap_single_vma(&tlb, vma, start, start + size, NULL);
} while ((vma = mas_find(&mas, end - 1)) != NULL);
mmu_notifier_invalidate_range_end(&range);
tlb_finish_mmu(&tlb);
---8<---
As zap_page_range() is already vma-oriented anyway. But maybe I missed
something important?

--
Peter Xu

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