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From: Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Anshuman Khandual <Anshuman.Khandual@arm.com>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>,
	Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Pavel Tatashin <pavel.tatashin@microsoft.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/page_alloc: Add a reason for reserved pages in has_unmovable_pages()
Date: Sat, 5 Oct 2019 18:38:38 -0400
Message-ID: <615D1FE9-C16A-4FD5-A113-1C50AB3F0222@lca.pw> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191005142232.e08976cf8905824fad0533ff@linux-foundation.org>



> On Oct 5, 2019, at 5:22 PM, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> 
> Apparently some console drivers can do memory allocation on the printk()
> path.
> 
> This behavior is daft, IMO.  Have we identified which ones and looked
> into fixing them?

Not necessary that simple. It is more of 2+ CPUs required to trigger the deadlock. Please see my v2 patch I sent which has all the information. Especially, the thread link included there which contains a few lockdep splat traces and the s390 one in the patch description.

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Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-03  8:10 Anshuman Khandual
2019-10-03  9:05 ` Qian Cai
2019-10-03  9:32   ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-10-03  9:53     ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-10-03 11:19     ` Qian Cai
2019-10-03 11:32       ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-10-03 11:50         ` Qian Cai
2019-10-03 12:02           ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-10-03 12:14             ` Qian Cai
2019-10-04  8:25               ` David Hildenbrand
2020-01-14  8:19                 ` Anshuman Khandual
2020-01-14  8:30                   ` David Hildenbrand
2020-01-14  9:10                   ` Michal Hocko
2020-01-14 10:23                     ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-01-14 11:03                       ` Anshuman Khandual
2020-01-14 11:32                       ` Michal Hocko
2020-01-14 12:04                         ` [PATCH] mm, debug: always print flags in dump_page() Vlastimil Babka
2020-01-14 13:35                           ` Michal Hocko
2020-01-14 18:22                         ` [PATCH] mm/page_alloc: Add a reason for reserved pages in has_unmovable_pages() Ralph Campbell
2019-10-04 10:58 ` Michal Hocko
2019-10-04 11:44   ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-10-04 12:56     ` Qian Cai
2019-10-04 13:07       ` Michal Hocko
2019-10-04 13:30         ` Qian Cai
2019-10-04 13:38           ` Michal Hocko
2019-10-04 13:56             ` Qian Cai
2019-10-04 14:41               ` Michal Hocko
2019-10-05 21:22                 ` Andrew Morton
2019-10-05 22:38                   ` Qian Cai [this message]

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