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Date:   Sat, 16 May 2020 21:54:25 -0400
From:   Qian Cai <cai@....pw>
To:     Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>
Cc:     Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>,
        Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
        David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
        Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
        Johannes Weiner <hannes@...xchg.org>,
        Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>,
        Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov.dev@...il.com>, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, cgroups@...r.kernel.org,
        Juri Lelli <juri.lelli@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] mm/slub: Fix sysfs circular locking dependency



> On Apr 27, 2020, at 7:56 PM, Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com> wrote:
> 
> v2:
> - Use regular cmpxchg() instead of x86-only try_cmpxchg() in patch 2.
> - Add patches 3 and 4 to fix circular locking dependency showing up
>   at shutdown time.
> 
> With lockdep enabled, issuing the following command to the slub sysfs
> files will cause splat about circular locking dependency to show up
> either immediately afterwards or at shutdown time.
> 
> # echo 1 > validate
> # echo 1 > shrink
> 
> This patchset fixes these lockdep splats by replacing slab_mutex with
> memcg_cache_ids_sem as well as changing some of the lock operations
> with trylock.

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