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authorDavid Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>2013-04-29 15:06:11 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-04-29 15:54:28 -0700
commit4b59e6c4730978679b414a8da61514a2518da512 (patch)
tree241f48acea764191a458c6ae2d058b079b24f12d /include
parentfe0bfaaff84429a35e4447d4ccd646aecf5999fb (diff)
downloadlinux-4b59e6c4730978679b414a8da61514a2518da512.tar.gz
mm, show_mem: suppress page counts in non-blockable contexts
On large systems with a lot of memory, walking all RAM to determine page types may take a half second or even more. In non-blockable contexts, the page allocator will emit a page allocation failure warning unless __GFP_NOWARN is specified. In such contexts, irqs are typically disabled and such a lengthy delay may even result in NMI watchdog timeouts. To fix this, suppress the page walk in such contexts when printing the page allocation failure warning. Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de> Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'include')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/mm.h3
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index e2091b88d24..f3c7b1f9d1d 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -899,7 +899,8 @@ extern void pagefault_out_of_memory(void);
* Flags passed to show_mem() and show_free_areas() to suppress output in
* various contexts.
*/
-#define SHOW_MEM_FILTER_NODES (0x0001u) /* filter disallowed nodes */
+#define SHOW_MEM_FILTER_NODES (0x0001u) /* disallowed nodes */
+#define SHOW_MEM_FILTER_PAGE_COUNT (0x0002u) /* page type count */
extern void show_free_areas(unsigned int flags);
extern bool skip_free_areas_node(unsigned int flags, int nid);