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From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
To: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>,
	Reza Arbab <arbab@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Yasuaki Ishimatsu <yasu.isimatu@gmail.com>,
	qiuxishi@huawei.com, Igor Mammedov <imammedo@redhat.com>,
	Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] mm, page_alloc: fail has_unmovable_pages when seeing reserved pages
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:07:56 +0200
Message-ID: <20171013120756.jeopthigbmm3c7bl@dhcp22.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d98bfc90-e857-4bbe-bfbc-ee69dc310cc0@suse.cz>

On Fri 13-10-17 14:04:08, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> On 10/13/2017 02:00 PM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> > 
> > Reserved pages should be completely ignored by the core mm because they
> > have a special meaning for their owners. has_unmovable_pages doesn't
> > check those so we rely on other tests (reference count, or PageLRU) to
> > fail on such pages. Althought this happens to work it is safer to simply
> > check for those explicitly and do not rely on the owner of the page
> > to abuse those fields for special purposes.
> > 
> > Please note that this is more of a further fortification of the code
> > rahter than a fix of an existing issue.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> > ---
> >  mm/page_alloc.c | 3 +++
> >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> > 
> > diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
> > index ad0294ab3e4f..a8800b0a5619 100644
> > --- a/mm/page_alloc.c
> > +++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
> > @@ -7365,6 +7365,9 @@ bool has_unmovable_pages(struct zone *zone, struct page *page, int count,
> >  
> >  		page = pfn_to_page(check);
> >  
> > +		if (PageReferenced(page))
> 
> "Referenced" != "Reserved"

Dohh, you are right of course. I blame auto-completion ;) but I am lame
in fact...
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  reply index

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-09-18  7:08 [PATCH v2 0/2] mm, memory_hotplug: redefine memory offline retry logic Michal Hocko
2017-09-18  7:08 ` [PATCH 1/2] mm, memory_hotplug: do not fail offlining too early Michal Hocko
2017-10-10 12:05   ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-10 12:27     ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11  2:37       ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-11  5:19         ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-11 14:05           ` Anshuman Khandual
2017-10-11 14:16             ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11  6:51         ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11  8:04           ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-11  8:13             ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-11 11:17               ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-11 11:24                 ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-13 11:42             ` Michael Ellerman
2017-10-13 11:58               ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-13 12:00                 ` [PATCH 1/2] mm: drop migrate type checks from has_unmovable_pages Michal Hocko
2017-10-13 12:00                   ` [PATCH 2/2] mm, page_alloc: fail has_unmovable_pages when seeing reserved pages Michal Hocko
2017-10-13 12:04                     ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-13 12:07                       ` Michal Hocko [this message]
2017-10-17 13:03                         ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-17 11:41                   ` [PATCH 1/2] mm: drop migrate type checks from has_unmovable_pages Michael Ellerman
2017-10-17 12:03                     ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-17 13:02                   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-19  2:51                   ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-19  7:15                     ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-19  7:33                       ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-19  8:20                         ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-19 12:21                           ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-20  2:13                             ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-20  5:59                               ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-20  6:50                                 ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-20  7:02                                   ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-23  5:23                                     ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-23  8:10                                       ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-24  4:44                                         ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-24  7:44                                           ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-24  8:12                                           ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-24 12:25                                             ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-26  2:47                                             ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-26  7:41                                               ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-20  7:22                               ` Xishi Qiu
2017-10-20  8:17                                 ` Michal Hocko
2017-10-23  5:26                                   ` Joonsoo Kim
2017-10-26 13:04                             ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-10-26 13:59                             ` Michal Hocko
2017-09-18  7:08 ` [PATCH 2/2] mm, memory_hotplug: remove timeout from __offline_memory Michal Hocko

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