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Subject[PATCH] [4/4] SLAB: Fix node add timer race in cache_reap
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cache_reap can run before the node is set up and then reference a NULL
l3 list. Check for this explicitely and just continue. The node
will be eventually set up.

Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>

---
mm/slab.c | 3 +++
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
Index: linux-2.6.32-memhotadd/mm/slab.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.32-memhotadd.orig/mm/slab.c
+++ linux-2.6.32-memhotadd/mm/slab.c
@@ -4093,6 +4093,9 @@ static void cache_reap(struct work_struc
* we can do some work if the lock was obtained.
*/
l3 = searchp->nodelists[node];
+ /* Note node yet set up */
+ if (!l3)
+ break;

reap_alien(searchp, l3);


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