Re: your mail

From: Roman Gushchin
Date: Tue Feb 26 2019 - 18:50:15 EST

On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 03:16:29PM -0500, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> [resending, rebased on top of latest mmots]
> The memcg LRU stats usage is currently a bit messy. Memcg has private
> per-zone counters because reclaim needs zone granularity sometimes,
> but we also have plenty of users that need to awkwardly sum them up to
> node or memcg granularity. Meanwhile the canonical per-memcg vmstats
> do not track the LRU counts (NR_INACTIVE_ANON etc.) as you'd expect.
> This series enables LRU count tracking in the per-memcg vmstats array
> such that lruvec_page_state() and memcg_page_state() work on the enum
> node_stat_item items for the LRU counters. Then it converts all the
> callers that don't specifically need per-zone numbers over to that.

The updated version looks very good* to me!
Please, feel free to use:
Reviewed-by: Roman Gushchin <guro@xxxxxx>

Looking through the patchset, I have a feeling that we're sometimes
gathering too much data. Perhaps we don't need the whole set
of counters to be per-cpu on both memcg- and memcg-per-node levels.
Merging them can save quite a lot of space. Anyway, it's a separate

* except "to" and "subject" of the cover letter