[12/13] mm: add SHRINK_EMPTY shrinker methods return value

Submitted by Kirill Tkhai on Aug. 28, 2018, 11:33 a.m.

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Message ID 153545598511.14565.17054626998401059920.stgit@localhost.localdomain
State New
Series "Port "Improve shrink_slab() scalability" patchset"
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Kirill Tkhai Aug. 28, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
ms commit 9b996468cfdb

We need to distinguish the situations when shrinker has very small
amount of objects (see vfs_pressure_ratio() called from
super_cache_count()), and when it has no objects at all.  Currently, in
the both of these cases, shrinker::count_objects() returns 0.

The patch introduces new SHRINK_EMPTY return value, which will be used
for "no objects at all" case.  It's is a refactoring mostly, as
SHRINK_EMPTY is replaced by 0 by all callers of do_shrink_slab() in this
patch, and all the magic will happen in further.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/153063069574.1818.11037751256699341813.stgit@localhost.localdomain
Signed-off-by: Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@virtuozzo.com>
Acked-by: Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov.dev@gmail.com>
Tested-by: Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@google.com>
Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>
Cc: Chris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
Cc: "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>
Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Cc: Josef Bacik <jbacik@fb.com>
Cc: Li RongQing <lirongqing@baidu.com>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: Matthias Kaehlcke <mka@chromium.org>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
Cc: Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@nexb.com>
Cc: Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>
Cc: Sahitya Tummala <stummala@codeaurora.org>
Cc: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
Cc: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@virtuozzo.com>
---
 fs/super.c               |    3 +++
 include/linux/shrinker.h |    7 +++++--
 mm/vmscan.c              |   12 +++++++++---
 3 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/fs/super.c b/fs/super.c
index 162ca145940f..f825c142bf97 100644
--- a/fs/super.c
+++ b/fs/super.c
@@ -156,6 +156,9 @@  static unsigned long super_cache_count(struct shrinker *shrink,
 	total_objects += list_lru_shrink_count(&sb->s_dentry_lru, sc);
 	total_objects += list_lru_shrink_count(&sb->s_inode_lru, sc);
 
+	if (!total_objects)
+		return SHRINK_EMPTY;
+
 	total_objects = vfs_pressure_ratio(total_objects);
 	return total_objects;
 }
diff --git a/include/linux/shrinker.h b/include/linux/shrinker.h
index a8bbeaa3c66e..f6938dc6c068 100644
--- a/include/linux/shrinker.h
+++ b/include/linux/shrinker.h
@@ -28,12 +28,15 @@  struct shrink_control {
 };
 
 #define SHRINK_STOP (~0UL)
+#define SHRINK_EMPTY (~0UL - 1)
 /*
  * A callback you can register to apply pressure to ageable caches.
  *
  * @count_objects should return the number of freeable items in the cache. If
- * there are no objects to free or the number of freeable items cannot be
- * determined, it should return 0. No deadlock checks should be done during the
+ * there are no objects to free, it should return SHRINK_EMPTY, while 0 is
+ * returned in cases of the number of freeable items cannot be determined
+ * or shrinker should skip this cache for this time (e.g., their number
+ * is below shrinkable limit). No deadlock checks should be done during the
  * count callback - the shrinker relies on aggregating scan counts that couldn't
  * be executed due to potential deadlocks to be run at a later call when the
  * deadlock condition is no longer pending.
diff --git a/mm/vmscan.c b/mm/vmscan.c
index bd2d62dabdd9..da28fc98f0a0 100644
--- a/mm/vmscan.c
+++ b/mm/vmscan.c
@@ -350,8 +350,8 @@  static unsigned long do_shrink_slab(struct shrink_control *shrinkctl,
 					  : SHRINK_BATCH;
 
 	max_pass = shrinker->count_objects(shrinker, shrinkctl);
-	if (max_pass == 0)
-		return 0;
+	if (max_pass == 0 || max_pass == SHRINK_EMPTY)
+		return max_pass;
 
 	/*
 	 * copy the current shrinker scan count into a local variable
@@ -464,6 +464,8 @@  static unsigned long shrink_slab_memcg(gfp_t gfp_mask, int nid,
 		}
 
 		ret = do_shrink_slab(&sc, shrinker, priority);
+		if (ret == SHRINK_EMPTY)
+			ret = 0;
 		freed += ret;
 
 		if (rwsem_is_contended(&shrinker_rwsem)) {
@@ -513,6 +515,7 @@  static unsigned long shrink_slab(gfp_t gfp_mask, int nid,
 {
 	struct shrinker *shrinker;
 	unsigned long freed = 0;
+	int ret;
 
 	if (unlikely(test_tsk_thread_flag(current, TIF_MEMDIE)))
 		return 0;
@@ -542,7 +545,10 @@  static unsigned long shrink_slab(gfp_t gfp_mask, int nid,
 		if (!(shrinker->flags & SHRINKER_NUMA_AWARE))
 			sc.nid = 0;
 
-		freed += do_shrink_slab(&sc, shrinker, priority);
+		ret = do_shrink_slab(&sc, shrinker, priority);
+		if (ret == SHRINK_EMPTY)
+			ret = 0;
+		freed += ret;
 	}
 
 	up_read(&shrinker_rwsem);