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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: akpm@linux-foundation.org, hannes@cmpxchg.org, hughd@google.com,
	kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	mm-commits@vger.kernel.org, riel@surriel.com,
	songliubraving@fb.com, stable@vger.kernel.org,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org
Subject: [patch 2/5] mm,thp: stop leaking unreleased file pages
Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 22:20:43 -0700
Message-ID: <20200528052043.TKW9wStFk%akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200527222015.62ba8592af63dae12ab58ffe@linux-foundation.org>

From: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Subject: mm,thp: stop leaking unreleased file pages

When collapse_file() calls try_to_release_page(), it has already isolated
the page: so if releasing buffers happens to fail (as it sometimes does),
remember to putback_lru_page(): otherwise that page is left unreclaimable
and unfreeable, and the file extent uncollapsible.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.LSU.2.11.2005231837500.1766@eggly.anvils
Fixes: 99cb0dbd47a1 ("mm,thp: add read-only THP support for (non-shmem) FS")
Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Acked-by: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>
Acked-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@surriel.com>
Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>	[5.4+]
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---

 mm/khugepaged.c |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

--- a/mm/khugepaged.c~mmthp-stop-leaking-unreleased-file-pages
+++ a/mm/khugepaged.c
@@ -1692,6 +1692,7 @@ static void collapse_file(struct mm_stru
 		if (page_has_private(page) &&
 		    !try_to_release_page(page, GFP_KERNEL)) {
 			result = SCAN_PAGE_HAS_PRIVATE;
+			putback_lru_page(page);
 			goto out_unlock;
 		}
 
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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-28  5:20 incoming Andrew Morton
2020-05-28  5:20 ` [patch 1/5] mm/z3fold: silence kmemleak false positives of slots Andrew Morton
2020-05-28  5:20 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2020-05-28  5:20 ` [patch 3/5] mm: remove VM_BUG_ON(PageSlab()) from page_mapcount() Andrew Morton
2020-05-28  5:20 ` [patch 4/5] fs/binfmt_elf.c: allocate initialized memory in fill_thread_core_info() Andrew Morton
2020-05-28  5:20 ` [patch 5/5] include/asm-generic/topology.h: guard cpumask_of_node() macro argument Andrew Morton
2020-05-28 19:11 ` [alternative-merged] add-kernel-config-option-for-twisting-kernel-behavior.patch removed from -mm tree Andrew Morton
2020-05-28 19:11 ` [alternative-merged] twist-allow-disabling-k_spec-function-in-drivers-tty-vt-keyboardc.patch " Andrew Morton
2020-05-28 19:11 ` [alternative-merged] twist-add-option-for-selecting-twist-options-for-syzkallers-testing.patch " Andrew Morton
     [not found] ` <CAHk-=whQSWcE1WvKxptHdyc9BUXQyxxyAH954=Jb_YSBrNJYDQ@mail.gmail.com>
2020-05-29 20:31   ` incoming Andrew Morton
     [not found]     ` <CAHk-=wiU-vQVURz62dzitbh2Pk+m_+ipaJU6=z=ES3cd_wKSLQ@mail.gmail.com>
2020-05-29 21:12       ` incoming Andrew Morton

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