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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 00/15] mm: COW fixes part 2: reliable GUP pins of anonymous pages
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On 10.03.22 12:13, Oded Gabbay wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 10:00 AM David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 08.03.22 22:22, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 8, 2022 at 6:14 AM David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> This series fixes memory corruptions when a GUP pin (FOLL_PIN) was taken
>>>> on an anonymous page and COW logic fails to detect exclusivity of the page
>>>> to then replacing the anonymous page by a copy in the page table [...]
>>>
>>> From a cursory scan of the patches, this looks sane.
>>
>> Thanks for skimming over the patches that quickly!
>>
>>>
>>> I'm not sure what the next step should be, but I really would like the
>>> people who do a lot of pinning stuff to give it a good shake-down.
>>> Including both looking at the patches, but very much actually running
>>> it on whatever test-cases etc you people have.
>>>
>>> Please?
>
> I can take this patch-set and test it in our data-center with all the
> DL workloads we are running
> on Gaudi.

Perfect!

>
> David,
> Any chance you can prepare me a branch with your patch-set based on 5.17-rc7 ?
> I prefer to take a stable kernel and not 5.18-rc1 as this is going to
> run on hundreds of machines.

https://github.com/davidhildenbrand/linux/tree/cow_fixes_part_2_v1

contains the state of this series, based on v5.17-rc7 and part 1.

I'll be leaving that branch unmodified when working on newer versions of
the patch set.

--
Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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