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authorMel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>2009-06-16 15:32:08 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-06-16 19:47:34 -0700
commitda456f14d2f2d7350f2b9440af79c85a34c7eed5 (patch)
treefb857a24a561153e25e91a2ad55fa4123f8b152c /mm/internal.h
parented0ae21dc5fe3b9ad4cf1c7bb2bfd2ad596c481c (diff)
downloadvexpress-lsk-da456f14d2f2d7350f2b9440af79c85a34c7eed5.tar.gz
page allocator: do not disable interrupts in free_page_mlock()
free_page_mlock() tests and clears PG_mlocked using locked versions of the bit operations. If set, it disables interrupts to update counters and this happens on every page free even though interrupts are disabled very shortly afterwards a second time. This is wasteful. This patch splits what free_page_mlock() does. The bit check is still made. However, the update of counters is delayed until the interrupts are disabled and the non-lock version for clearing the bit is used. One potential weirdness with this split is that the counters do not get updated if the bad_page() check is triggered but a system showing bad pages is getting screwed already. Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie> Reviewed-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> Reviewed-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> Reviewed-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Acked-by: Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm/internal.h')
-rw-r--r--mm/internal.h11
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/mm/internal.h b/mm/internal.h
index 987bb03fbdd..58ec1bc262c 100644
--- a/mm/internal.h
+++ b/mm/internal.h
@@ -157,14 +157,9 @@ static inline void mlock_migrate_page(struct page *newpage, struct page *page)
*/
static inline void free_page_mlock(struct page *page)
{
- if (unlikely(TestClearPageMlocked(page))) {
- unsigned long flags;
-
- local_irq_save(flags);
- __dec_zone_page_state(page, NR_MLOCK);
- __count_vm_event(UNEVICTABLE_MLOCKFREED);
- local_irq_restore(flags);
- }
+ __ClearPageMlocked(page);
+ __dec_zone_page_state(page, NR_MLOCK);
+ __count_vm_event(UNEVICTABLE_MLOCKFREED);
}
#else /* CONFIG_HAVE_MLOCKED_PAGE_BIT */