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From: Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@huawei.com>
To: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
Cc: <akpm@linux-foundation.org>, <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	<sfr@canb.auug.org.au>, <peterz@infradead.org>,
	<linux-mm@kvack.org>, <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/6] mm/page_alloc.c: avoid accessing uninitialized pcp page migratetype
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2021 16:18:53 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <bc14adc2-e688-1a46-be08-7626c69e6eb1@huawei.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e7f834ec-5551-07d7-f439-7e20e4345389@redhat.com>

On 2021/9/1 16:10, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> On 01.09.21 10:02, Miaohe Lin wrote:
>> On 2021/8/31 22:23, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>>> On 31.08.21 15:43, Mel Gorman wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 10:10:50PM +0800, Miaohe Lin wrote:
>>>>> If it's not prepared to free unref page, the pcp page migratetype is
>>>>> unset. Thus We will get rubbish from get_pcppage_migratetype() and
>>>>> might list_del &page->lru again after it's already deleted from the
>>>>> list leading to grumble about data corruption.
>>>>>
>>>>> Fixes: 3dcbe270d8ec ("mm/page_alloc: avoid conflating IRQs disabled with zone->lock")
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@huawei.com>
>>>>
>>>> Acked-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
>>>>
>>>> This fix is fairly important. Take this patch out and send it on its own
>>>> so it gets picked up relatively quickly. It does not belong in a series
>>>> that is mostly cosmetic cleanups.
>>>
>>> I think the commit id is wrong. Shouldn't that be
>>>
>>> df1acc856923 ("mm/page_alloc: avoid conflating IRQs disabled with zone->lock")
>>>
>>> ?
>>>
>>
>> Many thanks for pointing this out.
>>
>> I used to save the git log in a file to make life easier. But it seems this leads
>> to the old commit id above.
>>
>> commit 3dcbe270d8ec57e534f5c605279cdc3ceb1f044a
>> Author: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
>> Date:   Fri Jun 4 14:20:03 2021 +1000
>>
>>      mm/page_alloc: avoid conflating IRQs disabled with zone->lock
>>
>> git name-rev 3dcbe270d8ec
>> 3dcbe270d8ec tags/next-20210604~2^2~196
>>
>> vs
>>
>> commit df1acc856923c0a65c28b588585449106c316b71
>> Author: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net>
>> Date:   Mon Jun 28 19:42:00 2021 -0700
>>
>>      mm/page_alloc: avoid conflating IRQs disabled with zone->lock
>>
>> git name-rev df1acc856923
>> df1acc856923 tags/next-20210630~2^2~278
>>
>> Their contents are same but with different commit id. The previous one
>> could have been git-rebased.
>>
> 
> -mm tree commit ids keep changing until patches are upstream. Therefore, you can observe changing commit ids in -next. Always use the ones from Linus' tree, they are stable.
> 
Many thanks for your advice, David. :)

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-01  8:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-30 14:10 [PATCH 0/6] Cleanups and fixup for page_alloc Miaohe Lin
2021-08-30 14:10 ` [PATCH 1/6] mm/page_alloc.c: remove meaningless VM_BUG_ON() in pindex_to_order() Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31 13:34   ` Mel Gorman
2021-08-31 14:05   ` David Hildenbrand
2021-08-30 14:10 ` [PATCH 2/6] mm/page_alloc.c: simplify the code by using macro K() Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31  8:54   ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2021-08-31 11:08     ` Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31 14:19       ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2021-09-01  7:37         ` Miaohe Lin
2021-09-01  7:46           ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2021-09-01  8:17             ` Miaohe Lin
2021-09-01 21:25           ` David Laight
2021-09-02  6:32             ` Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31 13:35   ` Mel Gorman
2021-08-31 14:07   ` David Hildenbrand
2021-08-30 14:10 ` [PATCH 3/6] mm/page_alloc.c: remove obsolete comment in free_pcppages_bulk() Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31 13:38   ` Mel Gorman
2021-09-01  7:49     ` Miaohe Lin
2021-09-01 15:14       ` Mel Gorman
2021-09-02  6:25         ` Miaohe Lin
2021-08-30 14:10 ` [PATCH 4/6] mm/page_alloc.c: use helper function zone_spans_pfn() Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31 13:39   ` Mel Gorman
2021-08-31 14:08   ` David Hildenbrand
2021-08-30 14:10 ` [PATCH 5/6] mm/page_alloc.c: avoid accessing uninitialized pcp page migratetype Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31 13:43   ` Mel Gorman
2021-08-31 14:23     ` David Hildenbrand
2021-09-01  8:02       ` Miaohe Lin
2021-09-01  8:10         ` David Hildenbrand
2021-09-01  8:18           ` Miaohe Lin [this message]
2021-08-31 16:34     ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-09-01  8:04       ` Miaohe Lin
2021-08-30 14:10 ` [PATCH 6/6] mm/page_alloc.c: avoid allocating highmem pages via alloc_pages_exact_nid() Miaohe Lin
2021-08-30 14:24   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-08-31  1:56     ` Miaohe Lin
2021-08-31 16:37       ` Vlastimil Babka
2021-09-01  8:05         ` Miaohe Lin

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