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Date:   Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:28:12 +0300
From:   "Kirill A. Shutemov" <>
To:     Andrea Arcangeli <>,
        Hugh Dickins <>,
        Rik van Riel <>,
        Andrew Morton <>
        "Kirill A. Shutemov" <>
Subject: [PATCH 00/12] Fix few rmap-related THP bugs

The patch fixes handing PTE-mapped THPs in page_referenced() and

To achieve that I've intrdocued new helper -- page_check_walk() -- which
replaces all page_check_address{,_transhuge}() and covers all THP cases.

Patchset overview:
  - First patch fixes one uprobe bug (unrelated to the rest of the
    patchset, just spotted it at the same time);

  - Patches 2-5 fix handling PTE-mapped THPs in page_referenced(),
    page_idle_clear_pte_refs() and rmap core;

  - Patches 6-12 convert all page_check_address{,_transhuge}() users (plus
    remove_migration_pte()) to page_check_walk() and drop unused helpers.

I think the fixes are not critical enough for stable@ as they don't lead
to crashes or hangs, only suboptimal behaviour.

Please review and consider applying.

Kirill A. Shutemov (12):
  uprobes: split THPs before trying replace them
  mm: introduce page_check_walk()
  mm: fix handling PTE-mapped THPs in page_referenced()
  mm: fix handling PTE-mapped THPs in page_idle_clear_pte_refs()
  mm, rmap: check all VMAs that PTE-mapped THP can be part of
  mm: convert page_mkclean_one() to page_check_walk()
  mm: convert try_to_unmap_one() to page_check_walk()
  mm, ksm: convert write_protect_page() to page_check_walk()
  mm, uprobes: convert __replace_page() to page_check_walk()
  mm: convert page_mapped_in_vma() to page_check_walk()
  mm: drop page_check_address{,_transhuge}
  mm: convert remove_migration_pte() to page_check_walk()

 include/linux/rmap.h    |  85 ++++---
 kernel/events/uprobes.c |  26 ++-
 mm/Makefile             |   6 +-
 mm/huge_memory.c        |  25 +--
 mm/internal.h           |   9 +-
 mm/ksm.c                |  34 +--
 mm/migrate.c            | 103 ++++-----
 mm/page_check.c         | 178 +++++++++++++++
 mm/page_idle.c          |  34 +--
 mm/rmap.c               | 572 +++++++++++++++++++-----------------------------
 10 files changed, 567 insertions(+), 505 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 mm/page_check.c


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