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Date:   Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:28:40 +0200
From:   Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>
To:     Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
Cc:     Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>, Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>,
        Linux MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/slub: Add a dump_stack() to the unexpected GFP check

On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 10:16:43AM +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> From: Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>
>
> We wanna know who's doing such a thing. Like slab.c does that.
>
> Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>
> ---
>  mm/slub.c | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/mm/slub.c b/mm/slub.c
> index 067598a00849..1b0fa7625d6d 100644
> --- a/mm/slub.c
> +++ b/mm/slub.c
> @@ -1623,6 +1623,7 @@ static struct page *new_slab(struct kmem_cache *s, gfp_t flags, int node)
>  		flags &= ~GFP_SLAB_BUG_MASK;
>  		pr_warn("Unexpected gfp: %#x (%pGg). Fixing up to gfp: %#x (%pGg). Fix your code!\n",
>  				invalid_mask, &invalid_mask, flags, &flags);
> +		dump_stack();

Will it make sense to change these two lines above to WARN(true, .....)?

>  	}
>
>  	return allocate_slab(s,
> --
> 2.11.0
>

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