Re: Suspicious error for CMA stress test

From: Hanjun Guo
Date: Wed Mar 16 2016 - 05:49:17 EST

On 2016/3/14 15:18, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 08:06:16AM +0100, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
>> On 03/14/2016 07:49 AM, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 06:07:40PM +0100, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
>>>> On 03/11/2016 04:00 PM, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
>>>> How about something like this? Just and idea, probably buggy (off-by-one etc.).
>>>> Should keep away cost from <pageblock_order iterations at the expense of the
>>>> relatively fewer >pageblock_order iterations.
>>> Hmm... I tested this and found that it's code size is a little bit
>>> larger than mine. I'm not sure why this happens exactly but I guess it would be
>>> related to compiler optimization. In this case, I'm in favor of my
>>> implementation because it looks like well abstraction. It adds one
>>> unlikely branch to the merge loop but compiler would optimize it to
>>> check it once.
>> I would be surprised if compiler optimized that to check it once, as
>> order increases with each loop iteration. But maybe it's smart
>> enough to do something like I did by hand? Guess I'll check the
>> disassembly.
> Okay. I used following slightly optimized version and I need to
> add 'max_order = min_t(unsigned int, MAX_ORDER, pageblock_order + 1)'
> to yours. Please consider it, too.

Hmm, this one is not work, I still can see the bug is there after applying
this patch, did I miss something?