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From: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
To: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, mm-commits@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-next@vger.kernel.org,
	sfr@canb.auug.org.au, mhocko@suse.cz, cl@linux.com
Subject: Re: mmotm 2015-01-22-15-04: qemu failure due to 'mm: memcontrol: remove unnecessary soft limit tree node test'
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:03:35 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20150123160335.GB32592@phnom.home.cmpxchg.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <54C26CE3.2060001@roeck-us.net>

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 07:46:43AM -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> I added some debugging. First, the problem is only seen with SMP disabled.
> Second, there is only one online node.
> 
> Without your patch:
> 
> Node 0 online 1 high 1 memory 1 cpu 0 normal 1 tmp 0 rtpn c00000003d240600
> Node 1 online 0 high 0 memory 0 cpu 0 normal 0 tmp -1 rtpn c00000003d240640
> Node 2 online 0 high 0 memory 0 cpu 0 normal 0 tmp -1 rtpn c00000003d240680
> 
> [ and so on up to node 255 ]
> 
> With your patch:
> 
> Node 0 online 1 high 1 memory 1 cpu 0 normal 1 rtpn c00000003d240600
> Unable to handle kernel paging request for data at address 0x0000af50
> Faulting instruction address: 0xc000000000895a3c
> Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
> 
> The log message is after the call to kzalloc_node.
> 
> So it doesn't look like the fallback is working, at least not with ppc64
> in non-SMP mode.

Yep, and Christoph confirmed that it's not meant to work like that.
The patch is flawed.

Thanks for testing and sorry for breaking your setup.

  reply	other threads:[~2015-01-23 16:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-22 23:05 mmotm 2015-01-22-15-04 uploaded akpm
2015-01-23  5:04 ` mmotm 2015-01-22-15-04: qemu failures due to 'mm: account pmd page tables to the process' Guenter Roeck
2015-01-23 11:13   ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-01-23 15:07     ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-23 21:55       ` Andrew Morton
2015-01-24  2:44         ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-24  3:05           ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-24  5:52         ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-26 12:29           ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-01-26 14:03             ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-26 14:17               ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-27 16:16               ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2015-01-27 16:24                 ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-27 21:24                   ` Andrew Morton
2015-01-28  6:16                     ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-23  5:08 ` mmotm 2015-01-22-15-04: qemu failure due to 'mm: memcontrol: remove unnecessary soft limit tree node test' Guenter Roeck
2015-01-23 14:18   ` Johannes Weiner
2015-01-23 15:17     ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 16:02       ` Johannes Weiner
2015-01-23 16:59         ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-23 17:36           ` Johannes Weiner
2015-01-23 17:38             ` Johannes Weiner
2015-01-24  2:02             ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-27 17:24       ` Michal Hocko
2015-01-28 15:03         ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 15:46     ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-23 16:03       ` Johannes Weiner [this message]
2015-01-23 20:20     ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-23 20:33       ` Guenter Roeck
2015-01-23 21:09         ` Christoph Lameter
2015-01-24  7:16           ` Johannes Weiner
2015-01-25 21:36             ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2015-01-26 13:37               ` Johannes Weiner

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