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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5.4 000/191] 5.4.8-stable review
On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 09:56:52AM -0800, Mike Kravetz wrote:
> On 1/3/20 9:33 AM, Mike Kravetz wrote:
> > On 1/3/20 7:56 AM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 4:45 PM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> >> <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 04:29:56PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >>>> On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 4:25 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 4:03 PM Naresh Kamboju <naresh.kamboju@linaro.org> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Fri, 3 Jan 2020 at 03:42, Greg Kroah-Hartman
> >>>>>> <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -ENOENT is what you get when hugetlbfs is not mounted, so this hints to
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 8fc312b32b2 mm/hugetlbfs: fix error handling when setting up mounts
> >>>>>
> >>>>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable-rc.git/commit/?h=linux-5.4.y&id=3f549fb42a39bea3b29c0fc12afee53c4a01bec9
> >>>>
> >>>> I see that Mike Kravetz suggested not putting this patch into stable in
> >>>>
> >>>> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/befca227-cb8a-8f47-617d-e3bf9972bfec@oracle.com/
> >>>>
> >>>> but it was picked through the autosel mechanism later.
> >>>
> >>> So does that mean that Linus's tree shows this LTP failure as well?
> >>
> >> Yes, according to
> >> https://qa-reports.linaro.org/lkft/linux-mainline-oe/tests/ltp-syscalls-tests/memfd_create04
> >> mainline has the same testcase failure, it started happening between
> >> v5.4-10135-gc3bfc5dd73c6 and v5.4-10271-g596cf45cbf6e, when the patch
> >> was originally merged into 5.5-rc1.
> >>
> >>> This does seem to fix a real issue, as shown by the LTP test noticing
> >>> it, so should the error code value be fixed in Linus's tree?
> >>
> >> No idea what to conclude from the testcase failure, let's see if Mike has
> >> any suggestions.
> >>
> >
> > Thanks for isolating to this patch!
> >
> > There are dependencies between arch specific code and arch independent code
> > during the setup of hugetlb sizes/mounts. Let me take a closer look at the
> > arm64 code and get access to a system for debug.
>
> Before I started investigating, Jan Stancek found and fixed the issue.
>
> http://lkml.kernel.org/r/a14b944b6e5e207d2f84f43227c98ed1f68290a2.1578072927.git.jstancek@redhat.com

Great, thanks for this, now queued up.

greg k-h

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