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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/13] mm: Revalidate anon_vma in page_lock_anon_vma()
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On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 16:29 +0900, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
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>
> diff --git a/mm/rmap.c b/mm/rmap.c
> index 8b088f0..b4a0b5b 100644
> --- a/mm/rmap.c
> +++ b/mm/rmap.c
> @@ -295,7 +295,7 @@ struct anon_vma *page_lock_anon_vma(struct page
> *page)
> unsigned long anon_mapping;
>
> rcu_read_lock();
> - anon_mapping = (unsigned long) ACCESS_ONCE(page->mapping);
> + anon_mapping = (unsigned long) rcu_dereference(page->mapping);
> if ((anon_mapping & PAGE_MAPPING_FLAGS) != PAGE_MAPPING_ANON)
> goto out;
> if (!page_mapped(page))

Yes, I think this is indeed required.

I'll do a new version of the patch that includes the comment updates
requested by Andrew.



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