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SubjectRe: Zram writeback feature unstable with heavy swap utilization - BUG: Bad page state in process...
On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 10:32:50AM +0900, Minchan Kim wrote:
> Hi Tino,
>
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 09:30:34AM +0200, Tino Lehnig wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > The first build I used was from the master branch of the mainline kernel,
> > somewhere between rc5 and rc6. I have just reproduced the bug with 4.17.9
> > and 4.18-rc6. Kernel messages below.
> >
> > The bug does not appear on 4.14.57. I can test more versions if it helps.
>
> Could you try 4.15?
>
> I think it's a regression of struct page field reordring and it started from
> v4.16.
>
> page->units for zsmalloc is used as offset of first object on the zspage,
> However, below patch unified it with page->_refcount.

No it didn't. It's in a union with _mapcount, which is where it was before
my patches.

It's entiely possible that my patches caused this, but the explanation
you're offering is wrong.

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