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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 4:51 PM, Yang Shi wrote:
>
>
> 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 :(

Vlastimil suggested something for v1, then I think his concern and
suggestion have been solved in this version. But, the review was stalled.


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