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[RFC,12/24] mm/hugetlb: Defer freeing of hugetlb pages

Message ID 20200915125947.26204-13-songmuchun@bytedance.com
State New
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Series mm/hugetlb: Free some vmemmap pages of hugetlb page | expand

Commit Message

Muchun Song Sept. 15, 2020, 12:59 p.m. UTC
In the subsequent patch, we will allocate the vmemmap pages when free
huge pages. But update_and_free_page() is be called from a non-task
context(and hold hugetlb_lock), we can defer the actual freeing in
a workqueue to prevent use GFP_ATOMIC to allocate the vmemmap pages.

Signed-off-by: Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>
---
 mm/hugetlb.c | 94 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 85 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/mm/hugetlb.c b/mm/hugetlb.c
index a628588a075a..6b57a1183785 100644
--- a/mm/hugetlb.c
+++ b/mm/hugetlb.c
@@ -1292,6 +1292,8 @@  static inline void destroy_compound_gigantic_page(struct page *page,
 						unsigned int order) { }
 #endif
 
+static void __free_hugepage(struct hstate *h, struct page *page);
+
 #ifdef CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP
 #include <linux/bootmem_info.h>
 
@@ -1642,6 +1644,64 @@  static void free_huge_page_vmemmap(struct hstate *h, struct page *head)
 
 	free_vmemmap_page_list(&free_pages);
 }
+
+/*
+ * As update_and_free_page() is be called from a non-task context(and hold
+ * hugetlb_lock), we can defer the actual freeing in a workqueue to prevent
+ * use GFP_ATOMIC to allocate a lot of vmemmap pages.
+ *
+ * update_hpage_vmemmap_workfn() locklessly retrieves the linked list of
+ * pages to be freed and frees them one-by-one. As the page->mapping pointer
+ * is going to be cleared in update_hpage_vmemmap_workfn() anyway, it is
+ * reused as the llist_node structure of a lockless linked list of huge
+ * pages to be freed.
+ */
+static LLIST_HEAD(hpage_update_freelist);
+
+static void update_hpage_vmemmap_workfn(struct work_struct *work)
+{
+	struct llist_node *node;
+	struct page *page;
+
+	node = llist_del_all(&hpage_update_freelist);
+
+	while (node) {
+		page = container_of((struct address_space **)node,
+				     struct page, mapping);
+		node = node->next;
+		page->mapping = NULL;
+		__free_hugepage(page_hstate(page), page);
+
+		cond_resched();
+	}
+}
+static DECLARE_WORK(hpage_update_work, update_hpage_vmemmap_workfn);
+
+static inline void __update_and_free_page(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
+{
+	/* No need to allocate vmemmap pages */
+	if (!nr_free_vmemmap(h)) {
+		__free_hugepage(h, page);
+		return;
+	}
+
+	/*
+	 * Defer freeing to avoid using GFP_ATOMIC to allocate vmemmap
+	 * pages.
+	 *
+	 * Only call schedule_work() if hpage_update_freelist is previously
+	 * empty. Otherwise, schedule_work() had been called but the workfn
+	 * hasn't retrieved the list yet.
+	 */
+	if (llist_add((struct llist_node *)&page->mapping,
+		      &hpage_update_freelist))
+		schedule_work(&hpage_update_work);
+}
+
+static inline void free_gigantic_page_comm(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
+{
+	free_gigantic_page(page, huge_page_order(h));
+}
 #else
 static inline void hugetlb_vmemmap_init(struct hstate *h)
 {
@@ -1659,17 +1719,39 @@  static inline void vmemmap_pgtable_free(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
 static inline void free_huge_page_vmemmap(struct hstate *h, struct page *head)
 {
 }
+
+static inline void __update_and_free_page(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
+{
+	__free_hugepage(h, page);
+}
+
+static inline void free_gigantic_page_comm(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
+{
+	/*
+	 * Temporarily drop the hugetlb_lock, because
+	 * we might block in free_gigantic_page().
+	 */
+	spin_unlock(&hugetlb_lock);
+	free_gigantic_page(page, huge_page_order(h));
+	spin_lock(&hugetlb_lock);
+}
 #endif
 
 static void update_and_free_page(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
 {
-	int i;
-
 	if (hstate_is_gigantic(h) && !gigantic_page_runtime_supported())
 		return;
 
 	h->nr_huge_pages--;
 	h->nr_huge_pages_node[page_to_nid(page)]--;
+
+	__update_and_free_page(h, page);
+}
+
+static void __free_hugepage(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
+{
+	int i;
+
 	for (i = 0; i < pages_per_huge_page(h); i++) {
 		page[i].flags &= ~(1 << PG_locked | 1 << PG_error |
 				1 << PG_referenced | 1 << PG_dirty |
@@ -1681,14 +1763,8 @@  static void update_and_free_page(struct hstate *h, struct page *page)
 	set_compound_page_dtor(page, NULL_COMPOUND_DTOR);
 	set_page_refcounted(page);
 	if (hstate_is_gigantic(h)) {
-		/*
-		 * Temporarily drop the hugetlb_lock, because
-		 * we might block in free_gigantic_page().
-		 */
-		spin_unlock(&hugetlb_lock);
 		destroy_compound_gigantic_page(page, huge_page_order(h));
-		free_gigantic_page(page, huge_page_order(h));
-		spin_lock(&hugetlb_lock);
+		free_gigantic_page_comm(h, page);
 	} else {
 		__free_pages(page, huge_page_order(h));
 	}