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

From: Vladimir Davydov
Date: Tue Jun 03 2014 - 04:22:06 EST

On Mon, Jun 02, 2014 at 11:01:55PM +0900, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> 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?
> 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?

Yeah, you're right - DIV_ROUND_UP is obviously redundant, DIV would be
enough. Not a bug though.

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