cpusets: randomize node rotor used in cpuset_mem_spread_node()
authorMichal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 23:08:30 +0000 (16:08 -0700)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 23:49:43 +0000 (16:49 -0700)
commit778d3b0ff0654ad7092bf823fd32010066b12365
treecd0073d8c513e1c56fd6950c4ec985f16fd004ad
parent8521fc50d433507a7cdc96bec280f9e5888a54cc
cpusets: randomize node rotor used in cpuset_mem_spread_node()

[ This patch has already been accepted as commit 0ac0c0d0f837 but later
  reverted (commit 35926ff5fba8) because it itroduced arch specific
  __node_random which was defined only for x86 code so it broke other
  archs.  This is a followup without any arch specific code.  Other than
  that there are no functional changes.]

Some workloads that create a large number of small files tend to assign
too many pages to node 0 (multi-node systems).  Part of the reason is
that the rotor (in cpuset_mem_spread_node()) used to assign nodes starts
at node 0 for newly created tasks.

This patch changes the rotor to be initialized to a random node number
of the cpuset.

[akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix layout]
[Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com: Define stub numa_random() for !NUMA configuration]
[mhocko@suse.cz: Make it arch independent]
[akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix CONFIG_NUMA=y, MAX_NUMNODES>1 build]
Signed-off-by: Jack Steiner <steiner@sgi.com>
Signed-off-by: Lee Schermerhorn <lee.schermerhorn@hp.com>
Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
Reviewed-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com>
Cc: Jack Steiner <steiner@sgi.com>
Cc: Robin Holt <holt@sgi.com>
Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Cc: Jack Steiner <steiner@sgi.com>
Cc: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <lee.schermerhorn@hp.com>
Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com>
Cc: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Cc: Robin Holt <holt@sgi.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
include/linux/bitmap.h
include/linux/nodemask.h
kernel/cpuset.c
kernel/fork.c
lib/bitmap.c
mm/mempolicy.c