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From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
To: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>
Cc: Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov@virtuozzo.com>,
	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>,
	syzbot <syzbot+bab151e82a4e973fa325@syzkaller.appspotmail.com>,
	cgroups@vger.kernel.org, hannes@cmpxchg.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	syzkaller-bugs@googlegroups.com,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: WARNING in try_charge
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 17:07:35 +0200
Message-ID: <20180809150735.GA15611@dhcp22.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e2869136-9f59-9ce8-8b9f-f75b157ee31d@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>

On Thu 09-08-18 22:57:43, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> >From b1f38168f14397c7af9c122cd8207663d96e02ec Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>
> Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 22:49:40 +0900
> Subject: [PATCH] mm, oom: task_will_free_mem(current) should retry until
>  memory reserve fails
> 
> Commit 696453e66630ad45 ("mm, oom: task_will_free_mem should skip
> oom_reaped tasks") changed to select next OOM victim as soon as
> MMF_OOM_SKIP is set. But we don't need to select next OOM victim as
> long as ALLOC_OOM allocation can succeed. And syzbot is hitting WARN(1)
> caused by this race window [1].

It is not because the syzbot was exercising a completely different code
path (memcg charge rather than the page allocator).

> Since memcg OOM case uses forced charge if current thread is killed,
> out_of_memory() can return true without selecting next OOM victim.
> Therefore, this patch changes task_will_free_mem(current) to ignore
> MMF_OOM_SKIP unless ALLOC_OOM allocation failed.

And the patch is simply wrong for memcg.
-- 
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-04 13:33 syzbot
2018-08-04 13:45 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-05 11:33   ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-05  8:14 ` syzbot
2018-08-06  9:15 ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06  9:30   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06  9:48     ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 10:34       ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 11:02         ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 11:57           ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 14:21             ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 14:58               ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 17:30                 ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 17:53                   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 15:07               ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 15:31               ` Johannes Weiner
2018-08-06 10:39       ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 10:47         ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 11:09           ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 11:27           ` syzbot
2018-08-06 11:32             ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 11:58               ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 14:41               ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 14:58                 ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 15:12                   ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 14:54               ` David Howells
2018-08-06 15:04                 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 11:00         ` syzbot
2018-08-06 15:32         ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 15:42           ` syzbot
2018-08-06 16:02             ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 17:44             ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 17:49               ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-06 17:56               ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 18:13                 ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 18:23                   ` syzbot
2018-08-06 18:55                     ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 19:12                       ` syzbot
2018-08-06 19:45                         ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 19:46                           ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-07 11:18                       ` Dmitry Vyukov
2018-08-07 11:25                         ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 18:39                   ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 20:26                 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 20:34                   ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 20:46                     ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-06 20:55                       ` Michal Hocko
2018-08-06 21:50                         ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-07 10:19                           ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-09 13:57 ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-09 15:07   ` Michal Hocko [this message]
2018-08-09 21:05     ` Tetsuo Handa
2018-08-09 15:34   ` Johannes Weiner

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