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authorMinchan Kim <minchan.kim@gmail.com>2011-02-01 15:52:33 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-02-02 16:03:18 -0800
commit48db54ee2f41e8ae2faf330b55db34a9fffb5b3c (patch)
tree5cdf936bf6996e379784e0b75b982a364f437368 /mm
parent57fc4a5ee322cde96c33f101d3c2d3b79011c05c (diff)
mm/migration: fix page corruption during hugepage migration
If migrate_huge_page by memory-failure fails , it calls put_page in itself to decrease page reference and caller of migrate_huge_page also calls putback_lru_pages. It can do double free of page so it can make page corruption on page holder. In addtion, clean of pages on caller is consistent behavior with migrate_pages by cf608ac19c ("mm: compaction: fix COMPACTPAGEFAILED counting"). Signed-off-by: Minchan Kim <minchan.kim@gmail.com> Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
2 files changed, 4 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/mm/memory-failure.c b/mm/memory-failure.c
index 75398b0bfede..237aaa488f4e 100644
--- a/mm/memory-failure.c
+++ b/mm/memory-failure.c
@@ -1295,7 +1295,10 @@ static int soft_offline_huge_page(struct page *page, int flags)
ret = migrate_huge_pages(&pagelist, new_page, MPOL_MF_MOVE_ALL, 0,
if (ret) {
- putback_lru_pages(&pagelist);
+ struct page *page1, *page2;
+ list_for_each_entry_safe(page1, page2, &pagelist, lru)
+ put_page(page1);
pr_debug("soft offline: %#lx: migration failed %d, type %lx\n",
pfn, ret, page->flags);
if (ret > 0)
diff --git a/mm/migrate.c b/mm/migrate.c
index 155a2e9a8059..766115253807 100644
--- a/mm/migrate.c
+++ b/mm/migrate.c
@@ -980,10 +980,6 @@ int migrate_huge_pages(struct list_head *from,
rc = 0;
- list_for_each_entry_safe(page, page2, from, lru)
- put_page(page);
if (rc)
return rc;