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[v3,5/5] mm/huge_memory.c: don't discard hugepage if other processes are mapping it

Message ID 20210511134857.1581273-6-linmiaohe@huawei.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series Cleanup and fixup for huge_memory | expand

Commit Message

Miaohe Lin May 11, 2021, 1:48 p.m. UTC
If other processes are mapping any other subpages of the hugepage, i.e. in
pte-mapped thp case, page_mapcount() will return 1 incorrectly. Then we
would discard the page while other processes are still mapping it. Fix it
by using total_mapcount() which can tell whether other processes are still
mapping it.

Fixes: b8d3c4c3009d ("mm/huge_memory.c: don't split THP page when MADV_FREE syscall is called")
Reviewed-by: Yang Shi <shy828301@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@huawei.com>
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 mm/huge_memory.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
index b8e67332806f..24647fe076b8 100644
--- a/mm/huge_memory.c
+++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
@@ -1610,7 +1610,7 @@  bool madvise_free_huge_pmd(struct mmu_gather *tlb, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
 	 * If other processes are mapping this page, we couldn't discard
 	 * the page unless they all do MADV_FREE so let's skip the page.
 	 */
-	if (page_mapcount(page) != 1)
+	if (total_mapcount(page) != 1)
 		goto out;
 
 	if (!trylock_page(page))