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Subject[ 039/184] mm: fix invalidate_complete_page2() lock ordering
2.6.32-longterm review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>

commit ec4d9f626d5908b6052c2973f37992f1db52e967 upstream.

In fuzzing with trinity, lockdep protested "possible irq lock inversion
dependency detected" when isolate_lru_page() reenabled interrupts while
still holding the supposedly irq-safe tree_lock:

invalidate_inode_pages2
invalidate_complete_page2
spin_lock_irq(&mapping->tree_lock)
clear_page_mlock
isolate_lru_page
spin_unlock_irq(&zone->lru_lock)

isolate_lru_page() is correct to enable interrupts unconditionally:
invalidate_complete_page2() is incorrect to call clear_page_mlock() while
holding tree_lock, which is supposed to nest inside lru_lock.

Both truncate_complete_page() and invalidate_complete_page() call
clear_page_mlock() before taking tree_lock to remove page from radix_tree.
I guess invalidate_complete_page2() preferred to test PageDirty (again)
under tree_lock before committing to the munlock; but since the page has
already been unmapped, its state is already somewhat inconsistent, and no
worse if clear_page_mlock() moved up.

Reported-by: Sasha Levin <levinsasha928@gmail.com>
Deciphered-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Acked-by: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Cc: Michel Lespinasse <walken@google.com>
Cc: Ying Han <yinghan@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
---
mm/truncate.c | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/mm/truncate.c b/mm/truncate.c
index 258bda7..b41d26d 100644
--- a/mm/truncate.c
+++ b/mm/truncate.c
@@ -376,11 +376,12 @@ invalidate_complete_page2(struct address_space *mapping, struct page *page)
if (page_has_private(page) && !try_to_release_page(page, GFP_KERNEL))
return 0;

+ clear_page_mlock(page);
+
spin_lock_irq(&mapping->tree_lock);
if (PageDirty(page))
goto failed;

- clear_page_mlock(page);
BUG_ON(page_has_private(page));
__remove_from_page_cache(page);
spin_unlock_irq(&mapping->tree_lock);
--
1.7.12.2.21.g234cd45.dirty




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