[PATCH] arm64: Increase the max granular size
iamjoonsoo.kim at lge.com
Wed Nov 4 20:31:55 PST 2015
On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 03:39:10PM +0000, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 09:28:34AM -0600, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Nov 2015, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> > > BTW, assuming L1_CACHE_BYTES is 512 (I don't ever see this happening but
> > > just in theory), we potentially have the same issue. What would save us
> > > is that INDEX_NODE would match the first "kmalloc-512" cache, so we have
> > > it pre-populated.
> > Ok maybe add some BUILD_BUG_ONs to ensure that builds fail until we have
> > addressed that.
> A BUILD_BUG_ON should be fine.
> Thinking some more, I think if KMALLOC_MIN_SIZE is 128, there is no gain
> with off-slab management since the freelist allocation would still be
> 128 bytes. An alternative to reverting while still having a little
> benefit of off-slab for 256 bytes objects (rather than 512 as we would
> get with the revert):
> diff --git a/mm/slab.c b/mm/slab.c
> index 4fcc5dd8d5a6..ac32b4a0f2ec 100644
> --- a/mm/slab.c
> +++ b/mm/slab.c
> @@ -2212,8 +2212,8 @@ __kmem_cache_create (struct kmem_cache *cachep, unsigned long flags)
> * it too early on. Always use on-slab management when
> * SLAB_NOLEAKTRACE to avoid recursive calls into kmemleak)
> - if ((size >= (PAGE_SIZE >> 5)) && !slab_early_init &&
> - !(flags & SLAB_NOLEAKTRACE))
> + if ((size >= (PAGE_SIZE >> 5)) && (size > KMALLOC_MIN_SIZE) &&
> + !slab_early_init && !(flags & SLAB_NOLEAKTRACE))
> * Size is large, assume best to place the slab management obj
> * off-slab (should allow better packing of objs).
> Whichever you prefer.
I prefer this simple way. It looks like that it can solve the issue on
any arbitrary configuration.
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