[PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: Fix revert "mm, memory_hotplug: do not associate hotadded memory to zones until online

Colin Ian King colin.king at canonical.com
Tue Apr 17 11:58:20 UTC 2018


ping, Can this be reviewed? Thanks.


On 04/04/18 09:35, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king at canonical.com>
> 
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1761104
> 
> Bug fix #1747069 causes an issue for NVIDIA drivers on ppc64el platforms.
> According to Will Davis at NVIDIA:
> 
> "- The original patch 3d79a728f9b2e6ddcce4e02c91c4de1076548a4c changed
> the call to arch_add_memory in mm/memory_hotplug.c to call with the
> boolean argument set to true instead of false, and inverted the
> semantics of that argument in the arch layers.
> 
> - The revert patch 4fe85d5a7c50f003fe4863a1a87f5d8cc121c75c reverted the
> semantic change in the arch layers, but didn't revert the change to the
> arch_add_memory call in mm/memory_hotplug.c"
> 
> And also:
> 
> "It looks like the problem here is that the online_type is _MOVABLE but
> can_online_high_movable(nid=255) is returning false:
> 
>         if ((zone_idx(zone) > ZONE_NORMAL ||
>             online_type == MMOP_ONLINE_MOVABLE) &&
>             !can_online_high_movable(pfn_to_nid(pfn)))
> 
> This check was removed by upstream commit
> 57c0a17238e22395428248c53f8e390c051c88b8, and I've verified that if I
> apply that commit (partially) to the 4.13.0-37.42 tree along with the
> previous arch_add_memory patch to make the probe work, I can fully online
> the GPU device memory as expected.
> 
> Commit 57c0a172.. implies that the can_online_high_movable() checks
> weren't useful anyway, so in addition to the arch_add_memory fix, does
> it make sense to revert the pieces of
> 4fe85d5a7c50f003fe4863a1a87f5d8cc121c75c that added back the
> can_online_high_movable() check?"
> 
> This patch fixes the partial backport from bug #1747069, by removing
> can_online_high_movable and fix the incorrectly set boolean argument
> to arch_add_memory().
> 
> I've exercised this fix through the ADT tests for i386, amd64 and
> ppc64el (in VMs) and observe no regressions.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king at canonical.com>
> ---
>  mm/memory_hotplug.c | 31 +------------------------------
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 30 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/mm/memory_hotplug.c b/mm/memory_hotplug.c
> index a4724e7..c1f9677 100644
> --- a/mm/memory_hotplug.c
> +++ b/mm/memory_hotplug.c
> @@ -883,23 +883,6 @@ static int online_pages_range(unsigned long start_pfn, unsigned long nr_pages,
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -#ifdef CONFIG_MOVABLE_NODE
> -/*
> - * When CONFIG_MOVABLE_NODE, we permit onlining of a node which doesn't have
> - * normal memory.
> - */
> -static bool can_online_high_movable(int nid)
> -{
> -	return true;
> -}
> -#else /* CONFIG_MOVABLE_NODE */
> -/* ensure every online node has NORMAL memory */
> -static bool can_online_high_movable(int nid)
> -{
> -	return node_state(nid, N_NORMAL_MEMORY);
> -}
> -#endif /* CONFIG_MOVABLE_NODE */
> -
>  /* check which state of node_states will be changed when online memory */
>  static void node_states_check_changes_online(unsigned long nr_pages,
>  	struct zone *zone, struct memory_notify *arg)
> @@ -1021,18 +1004,6 @@ int __ref online_pages(unsigned long pfn, unsigned long nr_pages, int online_typ
>  	struct memory_notify arg;
>  	int zone_shift = 0;
>  
> -	/*
> -	 * This doesn't need a lock to do pfn_to_page().
> -	 * The section can't be removed here because of the
> -	 * memory_block->state_mutex.
> -	 */
> -	zone = page_zone(pfn_to_page(pfn));
> -
> -	if ((zone_idx(zone) > ZONE_NORMAL ||
> -	    online_type == MMOP_ONLINE_MOVABLE) &&
> -	    !can_online_high_movable(pfn_to_nid(pfn)))
> -		return -EINVAL;
> -
>  	if (online_type == MMOP_ONLINE_KERNEL) {
>  		if (!zone_can_shift(pfn, nr_pages, ZONE_NORMAL, &zone_shift))
>  			return -EINVAL;
> @@ -1323,7 +1294,7 @@ int __ref add_memory_resource(int nid, struct resource *res, bool online)
>  	}
>  
>  	/* call arch's memory hotadd */
> -	ret = arch_add_memory(nid, start, size, true);
> +	ret = arch_add_memory(nid, start, size, false);
>  
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		goto error;
> 





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