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memcg: fix hotplugged memory zone oops
When MEMCG is configured on (even when it's disabled by boot option), when adding or removing a page to/from its lru list, the zone pointer used for stats updates is nowadays taken from the struct lruvec. (On many configurations, calculating zone from page is slower.) But we have no code to update all the lruvecs (per zone, per memcg) when a memory node is hotadded. Here's an extract from the oops which results when running numactl to bind a program to a newly onlined node: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000f60 IP: __mod_zone_page_state+0x9/0x60 Pid: 1219, comm: numactl Not tainted 3.6.0-rc5+ #180 Bochs Bochs Process numactl (pid: 1219, threadinfo ffff880039abc000, task ffff8800383c4ce0) Call Trace: __pagevec_lru_add_fn+0xdf/0x140 pagevec_lru_move_fn+0xb1/0x100 __pagevec_lru_add+0x1c/0x30 lru_add_drain_cpu+0xa3/0x130 lru_add_drain+0x2f/0x40 ... The natural solution might be to use a memcg callback whenever memory is hotadded; but that solution has not been scoped out, and it happens that we do have an easy location at which to update lruvec->zone. The lruvec pointer is discovered either by mem_cgroup_zone_lruvec() or by mem_cgroup_page_lruvec(), and both of those do know the right zone. So check and set lruvec->zone in those; and remove the inadequate attempt to set lruvec->zone from lruvec_init(), which is called before NODE_DATA(node) has been allocated in such cases. Ah, there was one exceptionr. For no particularly good reason, mem_cgroup_force_empty_list() has its own code for deciding lruvec. Change it to use the standard mem_cgroup_zone_lruvec() and mem_cgroup_get_lru_size() too. In fact it was already safe against such an oops (the lru lists in danger could only be empty), but we're better proofed against future changes this way. I've marked this for stable (3.6) since we introduced the problem in 3.5 (now closed to stable); but I have no idea if this is the only fix needed to get memory hotadd working with memcg in 3.6, and received no answer when I enquired twice before. Reported-by: Tang Chen <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <firstname.lastname@example.org> Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <email@example.com> Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Konstantin Khlebnikov <email@example.com> Cc: Wen Congyang <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>
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