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From: Chulmin Kim <cmlaika.kim@samsung.com>
To: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky.work@gmail.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 11/12] zsmalloc: page migration support
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 23:06:51 -0500
Message-ID: <7488422b-98d1-1198-70d5-47c1e2bac721@samsung.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170123054034.GA12327@bbox>

On 01/23/2017 12:40 AM, Minchan Kim wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 02:30:56PM +0900, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
>> On (01/23/17 14:22), Minchan Kim wrote:
>> [..]
>>>> Anyway, I will let you know the situation when it gets more clear.
>>>
>>> Yeb, Thanks.
>>>
>>> Perhaps, did you tried flush page before the writing?
>>> I think arm64 have no d-cache alising problem but worth to try it.
>>> Who knows :)
>>
>> I thought that flush_dcache_page() is only for cases when we write
>> to page (store that makes pages dirty), isn't it?
>
> I think we need both because to see recent stores done by the user.
> I'm not sure it should be done by block device driver rather than
> page cache. Anyway, brd added it so worth to try it, I thought. :)
>

Thanks for the suggestion!
It might be helpful
though proving it is not easy as the problem appears rarely.

Have you thought about
zram swap or zswap dealing with self modifying code pages (ex. JIT)?
(arm64 may have i-cache aliasing problem)

If it is problematic,
especiallly zswap (without flush_dcache_page in zswap_frontswap_load()) 
may provide the corrupted data
and even swap out (compressing) may see the corrupted data sooner or 
later, i guess.

THanks!





> Thanks.
>
> http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?id=c2572f2b4ffc27ba79211aceee3bef53a59bb5cd
>
>
>
>

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Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-05-31 23:21 [PATCH v7 00/12] Support non-lru page migration Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 01/12] mm: use put_page to free page instead of putback_lru_page Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 02/12] mm: migrate: support non-lru movable page migration Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 03/12] mm: balloon: use general non-lru movable page feature Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 04/12] zsmalloc: keep max_object in size_class Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 05/12] zsmalloc: use bit_spin_lock Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 06/12] zsmalloc: use accessor Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 07/12] zsmalloc: factor page chain functionality out Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 08/12] zsmalloc: introduce zspage structure Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 09/12] zsmalloc: separate free_zspage from putback_zspage Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 10/12] zsmalloc: use freeobj for index Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 11/12] zsmalloc: page migration support Minchan Kim
2016-06-01 14:09   ` Vlastimil Babka
2016-06-02  0:25     ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-02 11:44       ` Vlastimil Babka
2016-06-01 21:39   ` Andrew Morton
2016-06-02  0:15     ` Minchan Kim
     [not found]   ` <CGME20170119001317epcas1p188357c77e1f4ff08b6d3dcb76dedca06@epcas1p1.samsung.com>
2017-01-19  0:13     ` Chulmin Kim
2017-01-19  2:44       ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-19  3:39         ` Chulmin Kim
2017-01-19  6:21           ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-19  8:16             ` Chulmin Kim
2017-01-23  5:22               ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-23  5:30                 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2017-01-23  5:40                   ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-25  4:06                     ` Chulmin Kim [this message]
2017-01-25  4:25                       ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2017-01-25  5:26                       ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-26 17:04                         ` Dan Streetman
2017-01-31  0:10                           ` Minchan Kim
2017-01-31 13:09                             ` Dan Streetman
2017-02-01  6:51                               ` Minchan Kim
2017-02-01 19:38                                 ` Dan Streetman
2017-02-02  8:48                               ` Minchan Kim
2016-05-31 23:21 ` [PATCH v7 12/12] zram: use __GFP_MOVABLE for memory allocation Minchan Kim
2016-06-01 21:41 ` [PATCH v7 00/12] Support non-lru page migration Andrew Morton
2016-06-01 22:40   ` Daniel Vetter
2016-06-02  0:36   ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-15  7:59 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-15 23:12   ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  2:48     ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16  2:58       ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  4:23         ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16  4:47           ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  5:22             ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16  6:47               ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-16  8:42                 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2016-06-16 10:09                   ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-17  7:28                     ` Joonsoo Kim

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