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authorMichal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>2017-02-22 15:42:00 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2017-02-22 16:41:27 -0800
commitd379f01de09570e06d84b4b09e5f4951821a1dc8 (patch)
tree4f024b1d45b22aab9ae86160e5b4482a36041076 /include
parentaff28015fe5396b7f2bf7f55863949d391eb75fb (diff)
oom, trace: add oom detection tracepoints
should_reclaim_retry is the central decision point for declaring the OOM. It might be really useful to expose data used for this decision making when debugging an unexpected oom situations. Say we have an OOM report: [ 52.264001] mem_eater invoked oom-killer: gfp_mask=0x24280ca(GFP_HIGHUSER_MOVABLE|__GFP_ZERO), nodemask=0, order=0, oom_score_adj=0 [ 52.267549] CPU: 3 PID: 3148 Comm: mem_eater Tainted: G W 4.8.0-oomtrace3-00006-gb21338b386d2 #1024 Now we can check the tracepoint data to see how we have ended up in this situation: mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.432801: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11134 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=1 wmark_check=1 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.433269: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11103 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=1 wmark_check=1 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.433712: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11100 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=2 wmark_check=1 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.434067: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11097 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=3 wmark_check=1 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.434414: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11094 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=4 wmark_check=1 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.434761: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11091 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=5 wmark_check=1 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.435108: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11087 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=6 wmark_check=1 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.435478: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA32 order=0 reclaimable=51 available=11084 min_wmark=11084 no_progress_loops=7 wmark_check=0 mem_eater-3148 [003] .... 52.435478: reclaim_retry_zone: node=0 zone=DMA order=0 reclaimable=0 available=1126 min_wmark=179 no_progress_loops=7 wmark_check=0 The above shows that we can quickly deduce that the reclaim stopped making any progress (see no_progress_loops increased in each round) and while there were still some 51 reclaimable pages they couldn't be dropped for some reason (vmscan trace points would tell us more about that part). available will represent reclaimable + free_pages scaled down per no_progress_loops factor. This is essentially an optimistic estimate of how much memory we would have when reclaiming everything. This can be compared to min_wmark to get a rought idea but the wmark_check tells the result of the watermark check which is more precise (includes lowmem reserves, considers the order etc.). As we can see no zone is eligible in the end and that is why we have triggered the oom in this situation. Please note that higher order requests might fail on the wmark_check even when there is much more memory available than min_wmark - e.g. when the memory is fragmented. A follow up tracepoint will help to debug those situations. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20161220130135.15719-3-mhocko@kernel.org Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> Acked-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'include')
1 files changed, 42 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/trace/events/oom.h b/include/trace/events/oom.h
index 1e974983757e..9160da7a26a0 100644
--- a/include/trace/events/oom.h
+++ b/include/trace/events/oom.h
@@ -4,6 +4,7 @@
#if !defined(_TRACE_OOM_H) || defined(TRACE_HEADER_MULTI_READ)
#define _TRACE_OOM_H
#include <linux/tracepoint.h>
+#include <trace/events/mmflags.h>
@@ -27,6 +28,47 @@ TRACE_EVENT(oom_score_adj_update,
__entry->pid, __entry->comm, __entry->oom_score_adj)
+ TP_PROTO(struct zoneref *zoneref,
+ int order,
+ unsigned long reclaimable,
+ unsigned long available,
+ unsigned long min_wmark,
+ int no_progress_loops,
+ bool wmark_check),
+ TP_ARGS(zoneref, order, reclaimable, available, min_wmark, no_progress_loops, wmark_check),
+ TP_STRUCT__entry(
+ __field( int, node)
+ __field( int, zone_idx)
+ __field( int, order)
+ __field( unsigned long, reclaimable)
+ __field( unsigned long, available)
+ __field( unsigned long, min_wmark)
+ __field( int, no_progress_loops)
+ __field( bool, wmark_check)
+ ),
+ TP_fast_assign(
+ __entry->node = zone_to_nid(zoneref->zone);
+ __entry->zone_idx = zoneref->zone_idx;
+ __entry->order = order;
+ __entry->reclaimable = reclaimable;
+ __entry->available = available;
+ __entry->min_wmark = min_wmark;
+ __entry->no_progress_loops = no_progress_loops;
+ __entry->wmark_check = wmark_check;
+ ),
+ TP_printk("node=%d zone=%-8s order=%d reclaimable=%lu available=%lu min_wmark=%lu no_progress_loops=%d wmark_check=%d",
+ __entry->node, __print_symbolic(__entry->zone_idx, ZONE_TYPE),
+ __entry->order,
+ __entry->reclaimable, __entry->available, __entry->min_wmark,
+ __entry->no_progress_loops,
+ __entry->wmark_check)
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