Re: [PATCH -mm 8/8] slab: reap dead memcg caches aggressively

From: Joonsoo Kim
Date: Mon Jun 02 2014 - 10:02:02 EST

2014-06-02 21:10 GMT+09:00 Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2014 at 01:41:55PM +0900, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
>> According to my code reading, slabs_to_free() doesn't return number of
>> free slabs. This bug is introduced by 0fa8103b. I think that it is
>> better to fix it before applyting this patch. Otherwise, use n->free_objects
>> instead of slabs_tofree() to achieve your purpose correctly.
> Hmm, I don't think slab_tofree() computes the number of free slabs
> wrong. If we have N free objects, there may be
> DIV_ROUND_UP(N,objs_per_slab) empty slabs at max, and that's exactly
> what slab_tofree() does, no?

Oops... Sorry for wrong comment.
You are right. Please ignore my comment. :)

BTW, we don't need DIV_ROUND_UP. I think that just N / objs_per_slab is
sufficient to get number of empty slabs at max. Am I missing too?

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