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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] only drop root anon_vma if not self
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On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 5:30 PM, Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 5:17 PM, Catalin Marinas
> <catalin.marinas@arm.com> wrote:
>> Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 7:21 PM, Catalin Marinas
>>> <catalin.marinas@arm.com> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 02:30 +0100, Dave Young wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 9:16 AM, Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com> wrote:
>>>>> > On Wed, 9 Jun 2010 17:19:02 +0800
>>>>> > Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> >> > Manually bisected mm patches, the memleak caused by following patch:
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > mm-extend-ksm-refcounts-to-the-anon_vma-root.patch
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> So I guess the refcount break, either drop-without-get or over-drop
>>>>> >
>>>>> > I'm guessing I did not run the kernel with enough debug options enabled
>>>>> > when I tested my patches...
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Dave & Catalin, thank you for tracking this down.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Dave, does the below patch fix your issue?
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, it fixed the issue. Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for investigating this issue.
>>>>
>>>> BTW, without my kmemleak nobootmem patch (and CONFIG_NOBOOTMEM enabled),
>>>> do you get other leaks (false positives).
>>>
>>> I didn't see difference before/after apply your patch, how to test
>>> specific to bootmem?
>>
>> With Rik's patch applied and CONFIG_NOBOOTMEM enabled, do you get any
>> false postives if my kmemleak patch isn't applied?
>
> No more, except a few acpi issue which always there
>

I got an oops when shutdown kvm guest with rik's patch applied, but
without your bootmem patch, is it kmemleak problem?

attached the screendump

>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> --
>> Catalin
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Regards
> dave
>



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Regards
dave
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