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Subject[PATCH 3.4 024/176] mm: fix swapoff hang after page migration and fork
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From: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>

3.4.107-rc1 review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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commit 2022b4d18a491a578218ce7a4eca8666db895a73 upstream.

I've been seeing swapoff hangs in recent testing: it's cycling around
trying unsuccessfully to find an mm for some remaining pages of swap.

I have been exercising swap and page migration more heavily recently,
and now notice a long-standing error in copy_one_pte(): it's trying to
add dst_mm to swapoff's mmlist when it finds a swap entry, but is doing
so even when it's a migration entry or an hwpoison entry.

Which wouldn't matter much, except it adds dst_mm next to src_mm,
assuming src_mm is already on the mmlist: which may not be so. Then if
pages are later swapped out from dst_mm, swapoff won't be able to find
where to replace them.

There's already a !non_swap_entry() test for stats: move that up before
the swap_duplicate() and the addition to mmlist.

Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Cc: Kelley Nielsen <kelleynnn@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Zefan Li <lizefan@huawei.com>
---
mm/memory.c | 26 +++++++++++++-------------
1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
index c34e60a..60ead07 100644
--- a/mm/memory.c
+++ b/mm/memory.c
@@ -847,20 +847,20 @@ copy_one_pte(struct mm_struct *dst_mm, struct mm_struct *src_mm,
if (!pte_file(pte)) {
swp_entry_t entry = pte_to_swp_entry(pte);

- if (swap_duplicate(entry) < 0)
- return entry.val;
-
- /* make sure dst_mm is on swapoff's mmlist. */
- if (unlikely(list_empty(&dst_mm->mmlist))) {
- spin_lock(&mmlist_lock);
- if (list_empty(&dst_mm->mmlist))
- list_add(&dst_mm->mmlist,
- &src_mm->mmlist);
- spin_unlock(&mmlist_lock);
- }
- if (likely(!non_swap_entry(entry)))
+ if (likely(!non_swap_entry(entry))) {
+ if (swap_duplicate(entry) < 0)
+ return entry.val;
+
+ /* make sure dst_mm is on swapoff's mmlist. */
+ if (unlikely(list_empty(&dst_mm->mmlist))) {
+ spin_lock(&mmlist_lock);
+ if (list_empty(&dst_mm->mmlist))
+ list_add(&dst_mm->mmlist,
+ &src_mm->mmlist);
+ spin_unlock(&mmlist_lock);
+ }
rss[MM_SWAPENTS]++;
- else if (is_migration_entry(entry)) {
+ } else if (is_migration_entry(entry)) {
page = migration_entry_to_page(entry);

if (PageAnon(page))
--
1.9.1


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