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From: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] x86/mm: Sync also unmappings in vmalloc_sync_one()
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:46:54 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190718084654.GF13091@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1907172337590.1778@nanos.tec.linutronix.de>

Hi Thomas,

On Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 11:43:43PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2019, Joerg Roedel wrote:
> > +
> > +	if (!pmd_present(*pmd_k))
> > +		return NULL;
> >  	else
> >  		BUG_ON(pmd_pfn(*pmd) != pmd_pfn(*pmd_k));
> 
> So in case of unmap, this updates only the first entry in the pgd_list
> because vmalloc_sync_all() will break out of the iteration over pgd_list
> when NULL is returned from vmalloc_sync_one().
> 
> I'm surely missing something, but how is that supposed to sync _all_ page
> tables on unmap as the changelog claims?

No, you are right, I missed that. It is a bug in this patch, the code
that breaks out of the loop in vmalloc_sync_all() needs to be removed as
well. Will do that in the next version.


Thanks,

	Joerg

  reply	other threads:[~2019-07-18  8:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-17  7:14 [PATCH 0/3 v2] Sync unmappings in vmalloc/ioremap areas Joerg Roedel
2019-07-17  7:14 ` [PATCH 1/3] x86/mm: Check for pfn instead of page in vmalloc_sync_one() Joerg Roedel
2019-07-17  7:14 ` [PATCH 2/3] x86/mm: Sync also unmappings " Joerg Roedel
2019-07-17 21:06   ` Dave Hansen
2019-07-18  8:44     ` Joerg Roedel
2019-07-17 21:43   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-07-18  8:46     ` Joerg Roedel [this message]
2019-07-18  9:04       ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-07-18  9:25         ` Joerg Roedel
2019-07-19 14:01         ` Joerg Roedel
2019-07-19 21:10           ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-07-17  7:14 ` [PATCH 3/3] mm/vmalloc: Sync unmappings in vunmap_page_range() Joerg Roedel
2019-07-17 21:24   ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-07-18  9:17     ` Joerg Roedel
2019-07-18 19:04       ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-07-19 12:21         ` Joerg Roedel
2019-07-19 12:24           ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-07-19 13:00             ` Joerg Roedel
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2019-07-15 11:02 [PATCH 0/3] Sync unmappings in vmalloc/ioremap areas Joerg Roedel
2019-07-15 11:02 ` [PATCH 2/3] x86/mm: Sync also unmappings in vmalloc_sync_one() Joerg Roedel
2019-07-15 13:08   ` Thomas Gleixner

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