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From: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@i-love.sakura.ne.jp>
To: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
Cc: syzbot <syzbot+77e6b28a7a7106ad0def@syzkaller.appspotmail.com>,
	hannes@cmpxchg.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org, guro@fb.com,
	kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, rientjes@google.com,
	syzkaller-bugs@googlegroups.com, yang.s@alibaba-inc.com,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky.work@gmail.com>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
Subject: Re: INFO: rcu detected stall in shmem_fault
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 23:19:21 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <127c73bd-2c7b-6ef0-3c6d-5e01d43bdf5b@i-love.sakura.ne.jp> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181010113500.GH5873@dhcp22.suse.cz>

On 2018/10/10 20:35, Michal Hocko wrote:
>>>> What should we do if memcg-OOM found no killable task because the allocating task
>>>> was oom_score_adj == -1000 ? Flooding printk() until RCU stall watchdog fires 
>>>> (which seems to be caused by commit 3100dab2aa09dc6e ("mm: memcontrol: print proper
>>>> OOM header when no eligible victim left") because syzbot was terminating the test
>>>> upon WARN(1) removed by that commit) is not a good behavior.
>>>
>>> We definitely want to inform about ineligible oom victim. We might
>>> consider some rate limiting for the memcg state but that is a valuable
>>> information to see under normal situation (when you do not have floods
>>> of these situations).
>>>
>>
>> But if the caller cannot be noticed by SIGKILL from the OOM killer,
>> allowing the caller to trigger the OOM killer again and again (until
>> global OOM killer triggers) is bad.
> 
> There is simply no other option. Well, except for failing the charge
> which has been considered and refused because it could trigger
> unexpected error paths and that breaking the isolation on rare cases
> when of the misconfiguration is acceptable. We can reconsider that
> but you should bring really good arguments on the table. I was very
> successful doing that.
> 

By the way, how do we avoid this flooding? Something like this?

 include/linux/sched.h |  1 +
 mm/oom_kill.c         | 11 +++++++++++
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
index 977cb57..58eff50 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched.h
@@ -723,6 +723,7 @@ struct task_struct {
 #endif
 #ifdef CONFIG_MEMCG
 	unsigned			in_user_fault:1;
+	unsigned			memcg_oom_no_eligible_warned:1;
 #ifdef CONFIG_MEMCG_KMEM
 	unsigned			memcg_kmem_skip_account:1;
 #endif
diff --git a/mm/oom_kill.c b/mm/oom_kill.c
index f10aa53..ff0fa65 100644
--- a/mm/oom_kill.c
+++ b/mm/oom_kill.c
@@ -1106,6 +1106,13 @@ bool out_of_memory(struct oom_control *oc)
 	select_bad_process(oc);
 	/* Found nothing?!?! */
 	if (!oc->chosen) {
+#ifdef CONFIG_MEMCG
+		if (is_memcg_oom(oc)) {
+			if (current->memcg_oom_no_eligible_warned)
+				return false;
+			current->memcg_oom_no_eligible_warned = 1;
+		}
+#endif
 		dump_header(oc, NULL);
 		pr_warn("Out of memory and no killable processes...\n");
 		/*
@@ -1115,6 +1122,10 @@ bool out_of_memory(struct oom_control *oc)
 		 */
 		if (!is_sysrq_oom(oc) && !is_memcg_oom(oc))
 			panic("System is deadlocked on memory\n");
+#ifdef CONFIG_MEMCG
+	} else if (is_memcg_oom(oc)) {
+		current->memcg_oom_no_eligible_warned = 0;
+#endif
 	}
 	if (oc->chosen && oc->chosen != (void *)-1UL)
 		oom_kill_process(oc, !is_memcg_oom(oc) ? "Out of memory" :
-- 
1.8.3.1

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-10-10 14:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-10  0:08 syzbot
2018-10-10  0:12 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-10  4:11   ` David Rientjes
2018-10-10  7:55     ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-10-10  9:13       ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-10  9:33         ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-10-10  9:02     ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-10  8:59   ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-10 10:43     ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-10 11:35       ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-10 11:48         ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2018-10-10 12:25           ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-10 12:29             ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-10-10 12:36               ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-10-10 13:10                 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-10 13:17                   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-10-11  1:17                   ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2018-10-10 15:17               ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2018-10-10 14:19         ` Tetsuo Handa [this message]
2018-10-10 15:11 ` [RFC PATCH] memcg, oom: throttle dump_header for memcg ooms without eligible tasks Michal Hocko
2018-10-10 15:11   ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-11  6:37   ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-11  6:37     ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-12 10:47     ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-12 10:47       ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-12 11:20   ` Johannes Weiner
2018-10-12 12:08     ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-12 12:10       ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-12 12:41         ` Johannes Weiner
2018-10-12 12:58           ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-13 11:09             ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-13 11:22               ` Johannes Weiner
2018-10-13 11:28                 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-15  8:19                   ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-15 10:57                     ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-15 11:24                       ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-15 12:47                         ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-15 13:35                           ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-16  0:55                             ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-16  9:20                               ` Michal Hocko
2018-10-16 11:05                                 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-10-16 11:17                                   ` Michal Hocko

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