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Date:	Tue,  7 Oct 2014 16:19:39 -0700
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	stable@...r.kernel.org, Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>, Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>,
	Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: [PATCH 3.14 22/37] mm/compaction: disallow high-order page for migration target

3.14-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

------------------

From: Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>

commit 7d348b9ea64db0a315d777ce7d4b06697f946503 upstream.

Purpose of compaction is to get a high order page.  Currently, if we
find high-order page while searching migration target page, we break it
to order-0 pages and use them as migration target.  It is contrary to
purpose of compaction, so disallow high-order page to be used for
migration target.

Additionally, clean-up logic in suitable_migration_target() to simplify
the code.  There is no functional changes from this clean-up.

Signed-off-by: Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>
Acked-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>

---
 mm/compaction.c |   15 +++------------
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

--- a/mm/compaction.c
+++ b/mm/compaction.c
@@ -217,21 +217,12 @@ static inline bool compact_trylock_irqsa
 /* Returns true if the page is within a block suitable for migration to */
 static bool suitable_migration_target(struct page *page)
 {
-	int migratetype = get_pageblock_migratetype(page);
-
-	/* Don't interfere with memory hot-remove or the min_free_kbytes blocks */
-	if (migratetype == MIGRATE_RESERVE)
-		return false;
-
-	if (is_migrate_isolate(migratetype))
-		return false;
-
-	/* If the page is a large free page, then allow migration */
+	/* If the page is a large free page, then disallow migration */
 	if (PageBuddy(page) && page_order(page) >= pageblock_order)
-		return true;
+		return false;
 
 	/* If the block is MIGRATE_MOVABLE or MIGRATE_CMA, allow migration */
-	if (migrate_async_suitable(migratetype))
+	if (migrate_async_suitable(get_pageblock_migratetype(page)))
 		return true;
 
 	/* Otherwise skip the block */


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