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Subject[2.6.20.17 review 39/58] hugetlb: fix race in alloc_fresh_huge_page()
That static `nid' index needs locking.  Without it we can end up calling
alloc_pages_node() with an illegal node ID and the kernel crashes.

Acked-by: Gurudas Pai <gurudas.pai@oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
---
mm/hugetlb.c | 15 +++++++++++----
1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/mm/hugetlb.c b/mm/hugetlb.c
index 36db012..7c07eb2 100644
--- a/mm/hugetlb.c
+++ b/mm/hugetlb.c
@@ -101,13 +101,20 @@ static void free_huge_page(struct page *page)

static int alloc_fresh_huge_page(void)
{
- static int nid = 0;
+ static int prev_nid;
struct page *page;
- page = alloc_pages_node(nid, GFP_HIGHUSER|__GFP_COMP|__GFP_NOWARN,
- HUGETLB_PAGE_ORDER);
- nid = next_node(nid, node_online_map);
+ static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(nid_lock);
+ int nid;
+
+ spin_lock(&nid_lock);
+ nid = next_node(prev_nid, node_online_map);
if (nid == MAX_NUMNODES)
nid = first_node(node_online_map);
+ prev_nid = nid;
+ spin_unlock(&nid_lock);
+
+ page = alloc_pages_node(nid, GFP_HIGHUSER|__GFP_COMP|__GFP_NOWARN,
+ HUGETLB_PAGE_ORDER);
if (page) {
set_compound_page_dtor(page, free_huge_page);
spin_lock(&hugetlb_lock);
--
1.5.2.5
--
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