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SubjectRe: [PATCH v20 13/20] mm/mlock: remove lru_lock on TestClearPageMlocked
On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 06:44:58PM +0800, Alex Shi wrote:
> In the func munlock_vma_page, comments mentained lru_lock needed for
> serialization with split_huge_pages. But the page must be PageLocked
> as well as pages in split_huge_page series funcs. Thus the PageLocked
> is enough to serialize both funcs.
>
> Further more, Hugh Dickins pointed: before splitting in
> split_huge_page_to_list, the page was unmap_page() to remove pmd/ptes
> which protect the page from munlock. Thus, no needs to guard
> __split_huge_page_tail for mlock clean, just keep the lru_lock there for
> isolation purpose.
>
> LKP found a preempt issue on __mod_zone_page_state which need change
> to mod_zone_page_state. Thanks!
>
> Signed-off-by: Alex Shi <alex.shi@linux.alibaba.com>
> Acked-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
> Cc: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
> Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>

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