[PATCH mm-unstable v2 00/10] mm/kvm: locklessly clear the accessed bit

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Fri Jun 9 19:07:55 AEST 2023

On 5/27/23 01:44, Yu Zhao wrote:
> ====
> This patchset adds a fast path to clear the accessed bit without
> taking kvm->mmu_lock. It can significantly improve the performance of
> guests when the host is under heavy memory pressure.
> ChromeOS has been using a similar approach [1] since mid 2021 and it
> was proven successful on tens of millions devices.
> This v2 addressed previous requests [2] on refactoring code, removing
> inaccurate/redundant texts, etc.
> [1]https://crrev.com/c/2987928
> [2]https://lore.kernel.org/r/20230217041230.2417228-1-yuzhao@google.com/

 From the KVM point of view the patches look good (though I wouldn't 
mind if Nicholas took a look at the ppc part).  Jason's comment on the 
MMU notifier side are promising as well.  Can you send v3 with Oliver's 
comments addressed?



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