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SubjectRe: [v2 PATCH 0/2] mm: mempolicy: fix mbind()'s inconsistent behavior for unmovable pages
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On 7/15/19 3:22 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jun 2019 08:20:07 +0800 Yang Shi <yang.shi@linux.alibaba.com> wrote:
>
>> Changelog
>> v2: * Fixed the inconsistent behavior by not aborting !vma_migratable()
>> immediately by a separate patch (patch 1/2), and this is also the
>> preparation for patch 2/2. For the details please see the commit
>> log. Per Vlastimil.
>> * Not abort immediately if unmovable page is met. This should handle
>> non-LRU movable pages and temporary off-LRU pages more friendly.
>> Per Vlastimil and Michal Hocko.
>>
>> Yang Shi (2):
>> mm: mempolicy: make the behavior consistent when MPOL_MF_MOVE* and MPOL_MF_STRICT were specified
>> mm: mempolicy: handle vma with unmovable pages mapped correctly in mbind
>>
> I'm seeing no evidence of review on these two. Could we please take a
> look? 2/2 fixes a kernel crash so let's please also think about the
> -stable situation.

Thanks for following up this. It seems I have a few patches stalled due
to lack of review.

BTW, this would not crash post-4.9 kernel since that BUG_ON had been
removed. But, that behavior is definitely problematic as the commit log
elaborated.

>
> I have a note here that Vlastimil had an issue with [1/2] but I seem to
> hae misplaced that email :(

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