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From: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
To: Oleksandr Natalenko <oleksandr@redhat.com>
Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-mm <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, Suren Baghdasaryan <surenb@google.com>,
	Tim Murray <timmurray@google.com>,
	Daniel Colascione <dancol@google.com>,
	Sandeep Patil <sspatil@google.com>,
	Sonny Rao <sonnyrao@google.com>,
	Brian Geffon <bgeffon@google.com>, Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>,
	Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@google.com>,
	John Dias <joaodias@google.com>,
	Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>,
	Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>,
	alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com, sj38.park@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 6/7] mm/madvise: employ mmget_still_valid for write lock
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:28:15 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200310222815.GD72963@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200309123045.o4cwni3ra6zq6ha2@butterfly.localdomain>

On Mon, Mar 09, 2020 at 01:30:45PM +0100, Oleksandr Natalenko wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 06, 2020 at 05:03:50PM +0100, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> > On 3/6/20 2:03 PM, Oleksandr Natalenko wrote:
> > > Hello.
> > > 
> > > On Fri, Mar 06, 2020 at 01:52:07PM +0100, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> > >> > diff --git a/mm/madvise.c b/mm/madvise.c
> > >> > index e794367f681e..e77c6c1fad34 100644
> > >> > --- a/mm/madvise.c
> > >> > +++ b/mm/madvise.c
> > >> > @@ -1118,6 +1118,8 @@ int do_madvise(struct task_struct *target_task, struct mm_struct *mm,
> > >> >  	if (write) {
> > >> >  		if (down_write_killable(&mm->mmap_sem))
> > >> >  			return -EINTR;
> > >> > +		if (current->mm != mm && !mmget_still_valid(mm))
> > >> > +			goto skip_mm;
> > >> 
> > >> This will return 0, is that correct? Shoudln't there be a similar error e.g. as
> > >> when finding the task by pid fails (-ESRCH ?), because IIUC the task here is
> > >> going away and dumping the core?
> > > 
> > > Yeah.
> > > 
> > > Something like this then:
> > > 
> > > ===
> > > diff --git a/mm/madvise.c b/mm/madvise.c
> > > index 48d1da08c160..7ed2f4d13924 100644
> > > --- a/mm/madvise.c
> > > +++ b/mm/madvise.c
> > > @@ -1122,6 +1122,10 @@ int do_madvise(struct task_struct *target_task, struct mm_struct *mm,
> > >  	if (write) {
> > >  		if (down_write_killable(&mm->mmap_sem))
> > >  			return -EINTR;
> > > +		if (current->mm != mm && !mmget_still_valid(mm)) {
> > > +			error = -ESRCH;
> > > +			goto skip_mm;
> > > +		}
> > >  	} else {
> > >  		down_read(&mm->mmap_sem);
> > >  	}
> > > @@ -1173,6 +1177,7 @@ int do_madvise(struct task_struct *target_task, struct mm_struct *mm,
> > >  	}
> > >  out:
> > >  	blk_finish_plug(&plug);
> > > +skip_mm:
> > >  	if (write)
> > >  		up_write(&mm->mmap_sem);
> > >  	else
> > > 
> > > ===
> > > 
> > > ?
> > 
> > Yep, thanks.
> > 
> 
> Minchan, shall you take this change into the next submission, or you'd
> prefer me sending it to you as a new patch?

I should send patchset again so I will take it.
Thanks!


  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-10 22:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-02 19:36 [PATCH v7 0/7] introduce memory hinting API for external process Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 1/7] mm: pass task and mm to do_madvise Minchan Kim
2020-03-05 15:48   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-05-08 18:21     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 2/7] mm: introduce external memory hinting API Minchan Kim
2020-03-03 10:33   ` kbuild test robot
2020-03-03 14:57     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-05 18:15   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-10 22:20     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-11  0:36       ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-12 12:40       ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-12 20:23         ` Minchan Kim
2020-05-08 18:33           ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 3/7] mm: check fatal signal pending of target process Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 10:22   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-10 22:24     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 4/7] pid: move pidfd_get_pid function to pid.c Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 10:57   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-06 11:14   ` Christian Brauner
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 5/7] mm: support both pid and pidfd for process_madvise Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 11:14   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-11  0:42     ` Minchan Kim
2020-05-08 18:36       ` Minchan Kim
2020-05-08 23:04         ` Andrew Morton
2020-05-09 12:48           ` Christian Brauner
2020-05-09 23:14             ` Minchan Kim
2020-05-12 19:55               ` Suren Baghdasaryan
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 6/7] mm/madvise: employ mmget_still_valid for write lock Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 12:52   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-06 13:03     ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-06 16:03       ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-09 12:30         ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-10 22:28           ` Minchan Kim [this message]
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 7/7] mm/madvise: allow KSM hints for remote API Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 13:13   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-06 13:41     ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-06 16:08       ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-09 13:11         ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-09 15:08           ` Michal Hocko
2020-03-09 15:19             ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-09 15:42               ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-09 16:03                 ` Michal Hocko
2020-06-11  2:21   ` Jann Horn
2020-03-02 21:16 ` [PATCH v7 0/7] introduce memory hinting API for external process Andrew Morton
2020-03-02 21:42   ` Minchan Kim

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