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Subject[PATCH] z3fold: fix stale list handling
Fix the situation when clear_bit() is called for page->private before
the page pointer is actually assigned. While at it, remove work_busy()
check because it is costly and does not give 100% guarantee anyway.

Signed-of-by: Vitaly Wool <vitalywool@gmail.com>
---
mm/z3fold.c | 6 ++----
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/z3fold.c b/mm/z3fold.c
index b04fa3ba1bf2..b2ba2ba585f3 100644
--- a/mm/z3fold.c
+++ b/mm/z3fold.c
@@ -250,6 +250,7 @@ static void __release_z3fold_page(struct z3fold_header *zhdr, bool locked)

WARN_ON(!list_empty(&zhdr->buddy));
set_bit(PAGE_STALE, &page->private);
+ clear_bit(NEEDS_COMPACTING, &page->private);
spin_lock(&pool->lock);
if (!list_empty(&page->lru))
list_del(&page->lru);
@@ -303,7 +304,6 @@ static void free_pages_work(struct work_struct *w)
list_del(&zhdr->buddy);
if (WARN_ON(!test_bit(PAGE_STALE, &page->private)))
continue;
- clear_bit(NEEDS_COMPACTING, &page->private);
spin_unlock(&pool->stale_lock);
cancel_work_sync(&zhdr->work);
free_z3fold_page(page);
@@ -624,10 +624,8 @@ static int z3fold_alloc(struct z3fold_pool *pool, size_t size, gfp_t gfp,
* stale pages list. cancel_work_sync() can sleep so we must make
* sure it won't be called in case we're in atomic context.
*/
- if (zhdr && (can_sleep || !work_pending(&zhdr->work) ||
- !unlikely(work_busy(&zhdr->work)))) {
+ if (zhdr && (can_sleep || !work_pending(&zhdr->work))) {
list_del(&zhdr->buddy);
- clear_bit(NEEDS_COMPACTING, &page->private);
spin_unlock(&pool->stale_lock);
if (can_sleep)
cancel_work_sync(&zhdr->work);
--
2.11.0
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