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Subject[PATCH 0/5] locking/lockdep: Reuse zapped chain_hlocks entries
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It was found that when running a workload that kept on adding lock
classes and then zapping them repetitively, the system will eventually
running out of chain_hlocks[] entries even though there were still
plenty of other lockdep data buffers available.

[ 4318.443670] BUG: MAX_LOCKDEP_CHAIN_HLOCKS too low!
[ 4318.444809] turning off the locking correctness validator.

In order to fix this problem, we have to make chain_hlocks[] entries
reusable just like other lockdep arrays. Besides that, the patchset
also adds some zapped class and chain_hlocks counters to be tracked by
/proc/lockdep_stats. It also fixes leakage in the irq context counters.

Waiman Long (5):
locking/lockdep: Track number of zapped classes
locking/lockdep: Track leaked chain_hlocks entries
locking/lockdep: Track number of zapped lock chains
locking/lockdep: Reuse free chain_hlocks entries
locking/lockdep: Decrement irq context counters when removing lock
chain

kernel/locking/lockdep.c | 201 ++++++++++++++++++++++-------
kernel/locking/lockdep_internals.h | 23 +++-
kernel/locking/lockdep_proc.c | 17 ++-
3 files changed, 189 insertions(+), 52 deletions(-)

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2.18.1

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