Commit 4bf2bba3 authored by David Rientjes's avatar David Rientjes Committed by Linus Torvalds

mm, thp: abort compaction if migration page cannot be charged to memcg

If page migration cannot charge the temporary page to the memcg,
migrate_pages() will return -ENOMEM.  This isn't considered in memory
compaction however, and the loop continues to iterate over all
pageblocks trying to isolate and migrate pages.  If a small number of
very large memcgs happen to be oom, however, these attempts will mostly
be futile leading to an enormous amout of cpu consumption due to the
page migration failures.

This patch will short circuit and fail memory compaction if
migrate_pages() returns -ENOMEM.  COMPACT_PARTIAL is returned in case
some migrations were successful so that the page allocator will retry.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Acked-by: default avatarMel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
Cc: Kamezawa Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 4229fb1d
......@@ -701,8 +701,11 @@ static int compact_zone(struct zone *zone, struct compact_control *cc)
if (err) {
putback_lru_pages(&cc->migratepages);
cc->nr_migratepages = 0;
if (err == -ENOMEM) {
ret = COMPACT_PARTIAL;
goto out;
}
}
}
out:
......
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