Re: [RFC PATCH v2 0/8] lru_lock scalability and SMP list functions

2018-10-19 Thread Daniel Jordan
On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 01:35:11PM +0200, Vlastimil Babka wrote: > On 9/11/18 2:42 AM, Daniel Jordan wrote: > > On large systems, lru_lock can become heavily contended in memory-intensive > > workloads such as decision support, applications that manage their memory > > manually by allocating and

Re: [RFC PATCH v2 0/8] lru_lock scalability and SMP list functions

2018-10-19 Thread Vlastimil Babka
On 9/11/18 2:42 AM, Daniel Jordan wrote: > Hi, > > This is a work-in-progress of what I presented at LSF/MM this year[0] to > greatly reduce contention on lru_lock, allowing it to scale on large systems. > > This is completely different from the lru_lock series posted last January[1]. > > I'm

[RFC PATCH v2 0/8] lru_lock scalability and SMP list functions

2018-09-10 Thread Daniel Jordan
Hi, This is a work-in-progress of what I presented at LSF/MM this year[0] to greatly reduce contention on lru_lock, allowing it to scale on large systems. This is completely different from the lru_lock series posted last January[1]. I'm hoping for feedback on the overall design and general