[v4,03/15] mm,madvise: call soft_offline_page() without MF_COUNT_INCREASED
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Message ID 20200716123810.25292-4-osalvador@suse.de
State New
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  • Hwpoison soft-offline rework
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Oscar Salvador July 16, 2020, 12:37 p.m. UTC
From: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>

The call to get_user_pages_fast is only to get the pointer to a struct
page of a given address, pinning it is memory-poisoning handler's job,
so drop the refcount grabbed by get_user_pages_fast

Signed-off-by: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>
Signed-off-by: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.com>
---
 mm/madvise.c | 24 ++++++++++++------------
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

Comments

Mike Kravetz July 16, 2020, 11:15 p.m. UTC | #1
On 7/16/20 5:37 AM, Oscar Salvador wrote:
> From: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>
> 
> The call to get_user_pages_fast is only to get the pointer to a struct
> page of a given address, pinning it is memory-poisoning handler's job,
> so drop the refcount grabbed by get_user_pages_fast
> 
> Signed-off-by: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>
> Signed-off-by: Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.com>

Reviewed-by: Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>

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diff --git a/mm/madvise.c b/mm/madvise.c
index a16dba21cdf6..1fe89a5b8d33 100644
--- a/mm/madvise.c
+++ b/mm/madvise.c
@@ -910,16 +910,24 @@  static int madvise_inject_error(int behavior,
 		 */
 		size = page_size(compound_head(page));
 
-		if (PageHWPoison(page)) {
-			put_page(page);
+		/*
+		 * The get_user_pages_fast() is just to get the pfn of the
+		 * given address, and the refcount has nothing to do with
+		 * what we try to test, so it should be released immediately.
+		 * This is racy but it's intended because the real hardware
+		 * errors could happen at any moment and memory error handlers
+		 * must properly handle the race.
+		 */
+		put_page(page);
+
+		if (PageHWPoison(page))
 			continue;
-		}
 
 		if (behavior == MADV_SOFT_OFFLINE) {
 			pr_info("Soft offlining pfn %#lx at process virtual address %#lx\n",
 					pfn, start);
 
-			ret = soft_offline_page(pfn, MF_COUNT_INCREASED);
+			ret = soft_offline_page(pfn, 0);
 			if (ret)
 				return ret;
 			continue;
@@ -927,14 +935,6 @@  static int madvise_inject_error(int behavior,
 
 		pr_info("Injecting memory failure for pfn %#lx at process virtual address %#lx\n",
 				pfn, start);
-
-		/*
-		 * Drop the page reference taken by get_user_pages_fast(). In
-		 * the absence of MF_COUNT_INCREASED the memory_failure()
-		 * routine is responsible for pinning the page to prevent it
-		 * from being released back to the page allocator.
-		 */
-		put_page(page);
 		ret = memory_failure(pfn, 0);
 		if (ret)
 			return ret;