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authorJohannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>2011-01-20 14:44:31 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-01-20 17:02:06 -0800
commit713735b4233fad3ae35b5cad656baa41413887ca (patch)
treebba0310f23fb911106e04d75eebe1c6ee7e8d423 /mm
parent2550326ac7a062fdfc204f9a3b98bdb9179638fc (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-713735b4233fad3ae35b5cad656baa41413887ca.tar.gz
memcg: correctly order reading PCG_USED and pc->mem_cgroup
The placement of the read-side barrier is confused: the writer first sets pc->mem_cgroup, then PCG_USED. The read-side barrier has to be between testing PCG_USED and reading pc->mem_cgroup. Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Acked-by: Daisuke Nishimura <nishimura@mxp.nes.nec.co.jp> Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
-rw-r--r--mm/memcontrol.c27
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 18 deletions
diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
index 5b562b375cbd..db76ef726293 100644
--- a/mm/memcontrol.c
+++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
@@ -836,13 +836,12 @@ void mem_cgroup_rotate_lru_list(struct page *page, enum lru_list lru)
return;
pc = lookup_page_cgroup(page);
- /*
- * Used bit is set without atomic ops but after smp_wmb().
- * For making pc->mem_cgroup visible, insert smp_rmb() here.
- */
- smp_rmb();
/* unused or root page is not rotated. */
- if (!PageCgroupUsed(pc) || mem_cgroup_is_root(pc->mem_cgroup))
+ if (!PageCgroupUsed(pc))
+ return;
+ /* Ensure pc->mem_cgroup is visible after reading PCG_USED. */
+ smp_rmb();
+ if (mem_cgroup_is_root(pc->mem_cgroup))
return;
mz = page_cgroup_zoneinfo(pc);
list_move(&pc->lru, &mz->lists[lru]);
@@ -857,14 +856,10 @@ void mem_cgroup_add_lru_list(struct page *page, enum lru_list lru)
return;
pc = lookup_page_cgroup(page);
VM_BUG_ON(PageCgroupAcctLRU(pc));
- /*
- * Used bit is set without atomic ops but after smp_wmb().
- * For making pc->mem_cgroup visible, insert smp_rmb() here.
- */
- smp_rmb();
if (!PageCgroupUsed(pc))
return;
-
+ /* Ensure pc->mem_cgroup is visible after reading PCG_USED. */
+ smp_rmb();
mz = page_cgroup_zoneinfo(pc);
/* huge page split is done under lru_lock. so, we have no races. */
MEM_CGROUP_ZSTAT(mz, lru) += 1 << compound_order(page);
@@ -1031,14 +1026,10 @@ mem_cgroup_get_reclaim_stat_from_page(struct page *page)
return NULL;
pc = lookup_page_cgroup(page);
- /*
- * Used bit is set without atomic ops but after smp_wmb().
- * For making pc->mem_cgroup visible, insert smp_rmb() here.
- */
- smp_rmb();
if (!PageCgroupUsed(pc))
return NULL;
-
+ /* Ensure pc->mem_cgroup is visible after reading PCG_USED. */
+ smp_rmb();
mz = page_cgroup_zoneinfo(pc);
if (!mz)
return NULL;