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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org,
	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com>,
	kernel-team <kernel-team@lge.com>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com>,
	Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>,
	Ilya Dryomov <idryomov@gmail.com>, Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm for mmotm: Revert skip swap cache feture for synchronous device
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2018 13:22:14 -0800
Message-ID: <20180102132214.289b725cf00ac07d91e8f60b@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1514508907-10039-1-git-send-email-minchan@kernel.org>

On Fri, 29 Dec 2017 09:55:07 +0900 Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org> wrote:

> James reported a bug of swap paging-in for his testing and found it
> at rc5, soon to be -rc5.
> 
> Although we can fix the specific problem at the moment, it may
> have other lurkig bugs so want to have one more cycle in -next
> before merging.
> 
> This patchset reverts 23c47d2ada9f, 08fa93021d80, 8e31f339295f completely
> but 79b5f08fa34e partially because the swp_swap_info function that
> 79b5f08fa34e introduced is used by [1].

Gets a significant reject in do_swap_page().  Could you please take a
look, redo against current mainline?

Or not.  We had a bug and James fixed it.  That's what -rc is for.  Why
not fix the thing and proceed?

There's still James's "unaccountable shutdown delay".  Is that still
present?  Is it possible to see whether the full revert patch fixes it?

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-12-29  0:55 Minchan Kim
2018-01-02 21:22 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2018-01-02 22:42   ` James Bottomley
2018-01-02 23:56     ` Minchan Kim
2018-01-03  0:11       ` James Bottomley
2018-01-03  0:24         ` Minchan Kim

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