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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: memcontrol: flush percpu vmevents before releasing memcg
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On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 02:31:17PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:37:54 -0700 Roman Gushchin <guro@fb.com> wrote:
>
> > Similar to vmstats, percpu caching of local vmevents leads to an
> > accumulation of errors on non-leaf levels. This happens because
> > some leftovers may remain in percpu caches, so that they are
> > never propagated up by the cgroup tree and just disappear into
> > nonexistence with on releasing of the memory cgroup.
> >
> > To fix this issue let's accumulate and propagate percpu vmevents
> > values before releasing the memory cgroup similar to what we're
> > doing with vmstats.
> >
> > Since on cpu hotplug we do flush percpu vmstats anyway, we can
> > iterate only over online cpus.
> >
> > Fixes: 42a300353577 ("mm: memcontrol: fix recursive statistics correctness & scalabilty")
>
> No cc:stable?
>

Here too, cc:stable is definitely missing. Adding now. Thanks!

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