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authorJohannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>2011-02-01 15:52:44 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-02-02 16:03:19 -0800
commit8493ae439f7038b502df1d687e61dde54c27ca92 (patch)
treeba8dafa7eb3292c8d2ca4597ef6f2f06c7dcd6a6 /mm
parent19942822df65ee4a47c2e6d6d70cace1b7f01710 (diff)
memcg: never OOM when charging huge pages
Huge page coverage should obviously have less priority than the continued execution of a process. Never kill a process when charging it a huge page fails. Instead, give up after the first failed reclaim attempt and fall back to regular pages. Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Reviewed-by: Minchan Kim <minchan.kim@gmail.com> Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
index 0e81eb5f0aea..fc75f34ba609 100644
--- a/mm/memcontrol.c
+++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
@@ -2351,13 +2351,19 @@ static int mem_cgroup_charge_common(struct page *page, struct mm_struct *mm,
gfp_t gfp_mask, enum charge_type ctype)
struct mem_cgroup *mem = NULL;
+ int page_size = PAGE_SIZE;
struct page_cgroup *pc;
+ bool oom = true;
int ret;
- int page_size = PAGE_SIZE;
if (PageTransHuge(page)) {
page_size <<= compound_order(page);
+ /*
+ * Never OOM-kill a process for a huge page. The
+ * fault handler will fall back to regular pages.
+ */
+ oom = false;
pc = lookup_page_cgroup(page);
@@ -2366,7 +2372,7 @@ static int mem_cgroup_charge_common(struct page *page, struct mm_struct *mm,
return 0;
- ret = __mem_cgroup_try_charge(mm, gfp_mask, &mem, true, page_size);
+ ret = __mem_cgroup_try_charge(mm, gfp_mask, &mem, oom, page_size);
if (ret || !mem)
return ret;