Commit bb65f89b authored by Roman Gushchin's avatar Roman Gushchin Committed by Linus Torvalds
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mm: memcontrol: flush percpu vmevents before releasing memcg

Similar to vmstats, percpu caching of local vmevents leads to an
accumulation of errors on non-leaf levels.  This happens because some
leftovers may remain in percpu caches, so that they are never propagated
up by the cgroup tree and just disappear into nonexistence with on
releasing of the memory cgroup.

To fix this issue let's accumulate and propagate percpu vmevents values
before releasing the memory cgroup similar to what we're doing with

Since on cpu hotplug we do flush percpu vmstats anyway, we can iterate
only over online cpus.

Fixes: 42a30035

 ("mm: memcontrol: fix recursive statistics correctness & scalabilty")
Signed-off-by: default avatarRoman Gushchin <>
Acked-by: default avatarMichal Hocko <>
Cc: Johannes Weiner <>
Cc: Vladimir Davydov <>
Cc: <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent c350a99e
......@@ -3295,6 +3295,25 @@ static void memcg_flush_percpu_vmstats(struct mem_cgroup *memcg)
static void memcg_flush_percpu_vmevents(struct mem_cgroup *memcg)
unsigned long events[NR_VM_EVENT_ITEMS];
struct mem_cgroup *mi;
int cpu, i;
for (i = 0; i < NR_VM_EVENT_ITEMS; i++)
events[i] = 0;
for (i = 0; i < NR_VM_EVENT_ITEMS; i++)
events[i] += raw_cpu_read(
for (mi = memcg; mi; mi = parent_mem_cgroup(mi))
for (i = 0; i < NR_VM_EVENT_ITEMS; i++)
atomic_long_add(events[i], &mi->vmevents[i]);
static int memcg_online_kmem(struct mem_cgroup *memcg)
......@@ -4718,10 +4737,11 @@ static void __mem_cgroup_free(struct mem_cgroup *memcg)
int node;
* Flush percpu vmstats to guarantee the value correctness
* Flush percpu vmstats and vmevents to guarantee the value correctness
* on parent's and all ancestor levels.
free_mem_cgroup_per_node_info(memcg, node);
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