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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] hugetlb: add missing unlock in avoidcopy path in hugetlb_cow()
On Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 10:31:43AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 02:47:20PM +0900, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
> > This patch fixes possible deadlock in hugepage lock_page()
> > by adding missing unlock_page().
> >
> > libhugetlbfs test will hit this bug when the next patch in this
> > patchset ("hugetlb, HWPOISON: move PG_HWPoison bit check") is applied.
> This looks like a general bug fix that should be merged ASAP?
> Or do you think this cannot be hit at all without the other patches?

This bug was introduced by patch "hugetlb, rmap: add reverse mapping for
hugepage" in previous patchset (currently in linux-next) and it's not
merged in mainline yet.
So it's OK if this patch goes into linux-next by its merge to mainline.

Naoya Horiguchi

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