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From: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
To: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	catalin.marinas@arm.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	mhocko@kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org, Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw>,
	vdavydov.dev@gmail.com, hannes@cmpxchg.org,
	cgroups@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -next] arm64/mm: fix a bogus GFP flag in pgd_alloc()
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:12:59 +0300
Message-ID: <20190618061259.GB15497@rapoport-lnx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190617163630.GH30800@fuggles.cambridge.arm.com>

On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 05:36:30PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> 
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 06:12:52PM +0300, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> > Andrew, can you please add the patch below as an incremental fix?
> > 
> > With this the arm64::pgd_alloc() should be in the right shape.
> > 
> > 
> > From 1c1ef0bc04c655689c6c527bd03b140251399d87 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
> > Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:37:43 +0300
> > Subject: [PATCH] arm64/mm: don't initialize pgd_cache twice
> > 
> > When PGD_SIZE != PAGE_SIZE, arm64 uses kmem_cache for allocation of PGD
> > memory. That cache was initialized twice: first through
> > pgtable_cache_init() alias and then as an override for weak
> > pgd_cache_init().
> > 
> > After enabling accounting for the PGD memory, this created a confusion for
> > memcg and slub sysfs code which resulted in the following errors:
> > 
> > [   90.608597] kobject_add_internal failed for pgd_cache(13:init.scope) (error: -2 parent: cgroup)
> > [   90.678007] kobject_add_internal failed for pgd_cache(13:init.scope) (error: -2 parent: cgroup)
> > [   90.713260] kobject_add_internal failed for pgd_cache(21:systemd-tmpfiles-setup.service) (error: -2 parent: cgroup)
> > 
> > Removing the alias from pgtable_cache_init() and keeping the only pgd_cache
> > initialization in pgd_cache_init() resolves the problem and allows
> > accounting of PGD memory.
> > 
> > Reported-by: Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw>
> > Signed-off-by: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
> > ---
> >  arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h | 3 +--
> >  arch/arm64/mm/pgd.c              | 5 +----
> >  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> Looks like this actually fixes caa841360134 ("x86/mm: Initialize PGD cache
> during mm initialization") due to an unlucky naming conflict!
> 
> In which case, I'd actually prefer to take this fix asap via the arm64
> tree. Is that ok?

I suppose so, it just won't apply as is. Would you like a patch against the
current upstream?

> Will

-- 
Sincerely yours,
Mike.


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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-04 14:00 Qian Cai
2019-06-04 14:23 ` Mark Rutland
2019-06-04 14:30   ` Mark Rutland
2019-06-05 21:33     ` Mike Rapoport
2019-06-04 14:54   ` Mike Rapoport
2019-06-10 11:43   ` Will Deacon
2019-06-10 17:26     ` Qian Cai
2019-06-11 10:03       ` Mark Rutland
2019-06-11 12:41         ` Mike Rapoport
2019-06-11 12:46           ` Qian Cai
2019-06-12  6:57             ` Mike Rapoport
2019-06-12 18:35               ` Qian Cai
2019-06-11 13:02           ` Mark Rutland
2019-06-13 12:11         ` Mike Rapoport
2019-06-13 13:22           ` Qian Cai
2019-06-13 19:44             ` Mike Rapoport
2019-06-17 15:12           ` Mike Rapoport
2019-06-17 16:36             ` Will Deacon
2019-06-18  6:12               ` Mike Rapoport [this message]
2019-06-18  6:54                 ` Will Deacon

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