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    SubjectRe: 2.6.26-rc5-mm3: BUG large value for HugePages_Rsvd

    After running some of the libhugetlbfs tests the value for
    /proc/meminfo/HugePages_Rsvd becomes really large. It looks like it has
    wrapped backwards from zero.
    Below is the sequence I used to run one of the tests that causes this;
    the tests passes for what it is intended to test but leaves a large
    value for reserved pages and that seemed strange to me.
    test run on ppc64 with 16M huge pages

    cat /proc/meminfo
    ....
    HugePages_Total: 25
    HugePages_Free: 25
    HugePages_Rsvd: 0
    HugePages_Surp: 0
    Hugepagesize: 16384 kB

    mount -t hugetlbfs hugetlbfs /mnt

    tundro4:~/libhugetlbfs-dev-20080516/tests # HUGETLBFS_VERBOSE=99 HUGETLBFS_DEBUG=y PATH="obj64:$PATH" LD_LIBRARY_PATH="$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:../obj64:obj64" truncate_above_4GB
    Starting testcase "truncate_above_4GB", pid 3145
    Mapping 3 hpages at offset 0x100000000...mapped at 0x3fffd000000
    Replacing map at 0x3ffff000000 with map from offset 0x1000000...done
    Truncating at 0x100000000...done
    PASS

    cat /proc/meminfo
    ....
    HugePages_Total: 25
    HugePages_Free: 25
    HugePages_Rsvd: 18446744073709551614
    HugePages_Surp: 0
    Hugepagesize: 16384 kB


    I put in some printks and see that the rsvd value goes mad in
    'return_unused_surplus_pages'.

    Debug output:

    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:gather_surplus_pages:527; resv_huge_pages=0 delta=3
    tundro4 kernel: Call Trace:
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dff9a0] [c000000000010978] .show_stack+0x7c/0x1c4 (unreliable)
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffa50] [c0000000000d7c8c] .hugetlb_acct_memory+0xa4/0x448
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffb20] [c0000000000d85ec] .hugetlb_reserve_pages+0xec/0x16c
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffbc0] [c0000000001be7fc] .hugetlbfs_file_mmap+0xe0/0x154
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffc70] [c0000000000cbc78] .mmap_region+0x280/0x52c
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffd80] [c00000000000bfa0] .sys_mmap+0xa8/0x108
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffe30] [c0000000000086ac] syscall_exit+0x0/0x40
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:gather_surplus_pages:530; resv_huge_pages=3 delta=3
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:decrement_hugepage_resv_vma:147; resv_huge_pages=3
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:decrement_hugepage_resv_vma:149; resv_huge_pages=2
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:return_unused_surplus_pages:630; resv_huge_pages=2 unused_resv_pages=2
    tundro4 kernel: Call Trace:
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dff900] [c000000000010978] .show_stack+0x7c/0x1c4 (unreliable)
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dff9b0] [c0000000000d7a10] .return_unused_surplus_pages+0x70/0x248
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffa50] [c0000000000d7fb8] .hugetlb_acct_memory+0x3d0/0x448
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffb20] [c0000000000c98fc] .remove_vma+0x64/0xe0
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffbb0] [c0000000000cb058] .do_munmap+0x30c/0x354
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffc70] [c0000000000cbad0] .mmap_region+0xd8/0x52c
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffd80] [c00000000000bfa0] .sys_mmap+0xa8/0x108
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffe30] [c0000000000086ac] syscall_exit+0x0/0x40
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:return_unused_surplus_pages:633; resv_huge_pages=0 unused_resv_pages=2
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:gather_surplus_pages:527; resv_huge_pages=0 delta=1
    tundro4 kernel: Call Trace:
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dff9a0] [c000000000010978] .show_stack+0x7c/0x1c4 (unreliable)
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffa50] [c0000000000d7c8c] .hugetlb_acct_memory+0xa4/0x448
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffb20] [c0000000000d85ec] .hugetlb_reserve_pages+0xec/0x16c
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffbc0] [c0000000001be7fc] .hugetlbfs_file_mmap+0xe0/0x154
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffc70] [c0000000000cbc78] .mmap_region+0x280/0x52c
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffd80] [c00000000000bfa0] .sys_mmap+0xa8/0x108
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffe30] [c0000000000086ac] syscall_exit+0x0/0x40
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:gather_surplus_pages:530; resv_huge_pages=1 delta=1
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:decrement_hugepage_resv_vma:147; resv_huge_pages=1
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:decrement_hugepage_resv_vma:149; resv_huge_pages=0
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:return_unused_surplus_pages:630; resv_huge_pages=0 unused_resv_pages=2
    tundro4 kernel: Call Trace:
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dff860] [c000000000010978] .show_stack+0x7c/0x1c4 (unreliable)
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dff910] [c0000000000d7a10] .return_unused_surplus_pages+0x70/0x248
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dff9b0] [c0000000000d7fb8] .hugetlb_acct_memory+0x3d0/0x448
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffa80] [c0000000000c98fc] .remove_vma+0x64/0xe0
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffb10] [c0000000000c9af0] .exit_mmap+0x178/0x1b8
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffbc0] [c000000000055ef0] .mmput+0x60/0x178
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffc50] [c00000000005add8] .exit_mm+0x130/0x154
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffce0] [c00000000005d598] .do_exit+0x2bc/0x778
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffda0] [c00000000005db38] .sys_exit_group+0x0/0x8
    tundro4 kernel: [c000000287dffe30] [c0000000000086ac] syscall_exit+0x0/0x40
    tundro4 kernel: mm/hugetlb.c:return_unused_surplus_pages:633; resv_huge_pages=18446744073709551614 unused_resv_pages=2

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