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Date:   Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:59:00 +0200
From:   Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>
To:     Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>, linux-mm@...ck.org
Cc:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>,
        Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@...hat.com>,
        Jerome Glisse <jglisse@...hat.com>,
        Reza Arbab <arbab@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Yasuaki Ishimatsu <yasu.isimatu@...il.com>,
        qiuxishi@...wei.com, Kani Toshimitsu <toshi.kani@....com>,
        slaoub@...il.com, Joonsoo Kim <js1304@...il.com>,
        Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>,
        David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
        Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@...cle.com>,
        Igor Mammedov <imammedo@...hat.com>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/9] mm: drop page_initialized check from get_nid_for_pfn

On 04/10/2017 01:03 PM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>
> 
> c04fc586c1a4 ("mm: show node to memory section relationship with
> symlinks in sysfs") has added means to export memblock<->node
> association into the sysfs. It has also introduced get_nid_for_pfn
> which is a rather confusing counterpart of pfn_to_nid which checks also
> whether the pfn page is already initialized (page_initialized).  This
> is done by checking page::lru != NULL which doesn't make any sense at
> all. Nothing in this path really relies on the lru list being used or
> initialized. Just remove it because this will become a problem with
> later patches.
> 
> Thanks to Reza Arbab for testing which revealed this to be a problem
> (http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170403202337.GA12482@dhcp22.suse.cz)
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>

Acked-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>

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