[rh7,13/25] ms/mm, compaction: ignore pageblock skip when manually invoking compaction

Submitted by Andrey Ryabinin on Jan. 24, 2018, 12:14 p.m.


Message ID 20180124121503.26930-14-aryabinin@virtuozzo.com
State New
Series "compaction related stable backports."
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Commit Message

Andrey Ryabinin Jan. 24, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
From: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>

The cached pageblock hint should be ignored when triggering compaction
through /proc/sys/vm/compact_memory so all eligible memory is isolated.
Manually invoking compaction is known to be expensive, there's no need
to skip pageblocks based on heuristics (mainly for debugging).

Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Acked-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
(cherry picked from commit 91ca9186484809c57303b33778d841cc28f696ed)
Signed-off-by: Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>
 mm/compaction.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

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diff --git a/mm/compaction.c b/mm/compaction.c
index 9f2abe03d1aa..ee0c1e4aecd7 100644
--- a/mm/compaction.c
+++ b/mm/compaction.c
@@ -1194,6 +1194,7 @@  static void compact_node(int nid)
 	struct compact_control cc = {
 		.order = -1,
 		.sync = true,
+		.ignore_skip_hint = true,
 	__compact_pgdat(NODE_DATA(nid), &cc);