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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm/hugetlbfs: Unmap pages if page fault raced with hole punch
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On 01/11/2016 04:29 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:38:40 -0800 Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com> wrote:
>
>> On 01/11/2016 02:35 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>> On Wed, 6 Jan 2016 14:37:04 -0800 Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com> wrote:

<snip>

>>>> The (unmodified) routine hugetlb_vmdelete_list was moved ahead of
>>>> remove_inode_hugepages to satisfy the new reference.
>>>>

<snip>

>
> I'll mark this patch as "pending, awaiting Mike's go-ahead".
>

When this patch was originally submitted, bugs were discovered in the
hugetlb_vmdelete_list routine. So, the patch "Fix bugs in
hugetlb_vmtruncate_list" was created.

I have retested the changes in this patch specifically dealing with
page fault/hole punch race on top of the new hugetlb_vmtruncate_list
routine. Everything looks good.

How would you like to proceed with the patch?
- Should I create a series with the hugetlb_vmtruncate_list split out?
- Should I respin with hugetlb_vmtruncate_list patch applied?

Just let me know what is easiest/best for you.
--
Mike Kravetz

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