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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/3] mm/hmm: fix ZONE_DEVICE anon page mapping reuse
> +		/*
> + * When a device_private page is freed, the page->mapping field
> + * may still contain a (stale) mapping value. For example, the
> + * lower bits of page->mapping may still identify the page as
> + * an anonymous page. Ultimately, this entire field is just
> + * stale and wrong, and it will cause errors if not cleared.
> + * One example is:
> + *
> + * migrate_vma_pages()
> + * migrate_vma_insert_page()
> + * page_add_new_anon_rmap()
> + * __page_set_anon_rmap()
> + * ...checks page->mapping, via PageAnon(page) call,
> + * and incorrectly concludes that the page is an
> + * anonymous page. Therefore, it incorrectly,
> + * silently fails to set up the new anon rmap.
> + *
> + * For other types of ZONE_DEVICE pages, migration is either
> + * handled differently or not done at all, so there is no need
> + * to clear page->mapping.
> + */
> + if (is_device_private_page(page))
> + page->mapping = NULL;
> +

Thanks, especially for the long comment.

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>

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