On 10/04/2018 08:47, David Rientjes wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Mar 2018, Andi Kleen wrote:
>>> Aside: should there be a new spec_flt field for struct task_struct that 
>>> complements maj_flt and min_flt and be exported through /proc/pid/stat?
>> No. task_struct is already too bloated. If you need per process tracking 
>> you can always get it through trace points.
> Hi Andi,
> We have
>       count_vm_event(PGFAULT);
>       count_memcg_event_mm(vma->vm_mm, PGFAULT);
> in handle_mm_fault() but not counterpart for spf.  I think it would be 
> helpful to be able to determine how much faulting can be done 
> speculatively if there is no per-process tracking without tracing.

That sounds to be a good idea, I will create a separate patch a dedicated
speculative_pgfault counter as PGFAULT is.


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