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SubjectWARNING in alloc_page_buffers

syzbot found the following crash on:

HEAD commit: 770fbb32 Add linux-next specific files for 20200228
git tree: linux-next
console output:
kernel config:
dashboard link:
compiler: gcc (GCC) 9.0.0 20181231 (experimental)
syz repro:
C reproducer:

The bug was bisected to:

commit c9e1feb96bd90a4b51d440a015ba2f1c0562de59
Author: Dan Schatzberg <>
Date: Tue Feb 25 04:14:08 2020 +0000

loop: charge i/o to mem and blk cg

bisection log:
final crash:
console output:

IMPORTANT: if you fix the bug, please add the following tag to the commit:
Fixes: c9e1feb96bd9 ("loop: charge i/o to mem and blk cg")

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WARNING: CPU: 1 PID: 170 at include/linux/sched/mm.h:323 memalloc_use_memcg include/linux/sched/mm.h:323 [inline]
WARNING: CPU: 1 PID: 170 at include/linux/sched/mm.h:323 alloc_page_buffers+0x41f/0x590 fs/buffer.c:866
Kernel panic - not syncing: panic_on_warn set ...
CPU: 1 PID: 170 Comm: kworker/u4:4 Not tainted 5.6.0-rc3-next-20200228-syzkaller #0
Hardware name: Google Google Compute Engine/Google Compute Engine, BIOS Google 01/01/2011
Workqueue: loop-2074257985 loop_workfn
Call Trace:
__dump_stack lib/dump_stack.c:77 [inline]
dump_stack+0x188/0x20d lib/dump_stack.c:118
panic+0x2e3/0x75c kernel/panic.c:221
__warn.cold+0x2f/0x35 kernel/panic.c:582
report_bug+0x27b/0x2f0 lib/bug.c:195
fixup_bug arch/x86/kernel/traps.c:175 [inline]
fixup_bug arch/x86/kernel/traps.c:170 [inline]
do_error_trap+0x12b/0x220 arch/x86/kernel/traps.c:267
do_invalid_op+0x32/0x40 arch/x86/kernel/traps.c:286
invalid_op+0x23/0x30 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S:1027
RIP: 0010:memalloc_use_memcg include/linux/sched/mm.h:323 [inline]
RIP: 0010:alloc_page_buffers+0x41f/0x590 fs/buffer.c:866
Code: 39 a9 ff e8 e3 fb 96 ff e8 3e 39 a9 ff 48 c7 c6 33 5c c9 81 48 c7 c7 80 dc 9a 89 e8 9b 9d 8f ff e9 a3 fe ff ff e8 21 39 a9 ff <0f> 0b e9 61 fc ff ff e8 15 39 a9 ff e8 30 41 96 ff 31 ff 89 c3 89
RSP: 0018:ffffc90001607110 EFLAGS: 00010293
RAX: ffff8880a8820440 RBX: ffff8880a8820440 RCX: 1ffff1101510419a
RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: ffffffff81c95c5f RDI: ffff8880a8821808
RBP: ffffea000239c480 R08: ffff8880a8820440 R09: fffffbfff150c429
R10: fffffbfff150c428 R11: ffffffff8a862147 R12: 0000000000001000
R13: 0000000000001000 R14: 0000000000408c40 R15: ffffea000239c480
create_empty_buffers+0x2c/0x8c0 fs/buffer.c:1595
create_page_buffers+0x2b0/0x400 fs/buffer.c:1712
__block_write_full_page+0xf7/0x11b0 fs/buffer.c:1758
block_write_full_page+0x21a/0x270 fs/buffer.c:3030
__writepage+0x62/0x100 mm/page-writeback.c:2303
write_cache_pages+0x799/0x12f0 mm/page-writeback.c:2238
generic_writepages mm/page-writeback.c:2329 [inline]
generic_writepages+0xed/0x160 mm/page-writeback.c:2318
do_writepages+0xfa/0x2a0 mm/page-writeback.c:2344
__filemap_fdatawrite_range+0x2aa/0x390 mm/filemap.c:421
? 0xffffffff81000000
filemap_write_and_wait_range mm/filemap.c:654 [inline]
filemap_write_and_wait_range+0xf7/0x1e0 mm/filemap.c:648
generic_file_read_iter+0x11bd/0x2a40 mm/filemap.c:2272
blkdev_read_iter+0x11b/0x180 fs/block_dev.c:2039
call_read_iter include/linux/fs.h:1895 [inline]
lo_rw_aio+0xc96/0xf20 drivers/block/loop.c:572
do_req_filebacked drivers/block/loop.c:620 [inline]
loop_handle_cmd drivers/block/loop.c:2060 [inline]
loop_process_work+0x147b/0x29d0 drivers/block/loop.c:2096
process_one_work+0x94b/0x1690 kernel/workqueue.c:2266
worker_thread+0x96/0xe20 kernel/workqueue.c:2412
kthread+0x357/0x430 kernel/kthread.c:255
ret_from_fork+0x24/0x30 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S:352
Kernel Offset: disabled
Rebooting in 86400 seconds..

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