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Date:   Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:11:06 +0900
From:   Joonsoo Kim <js1304@...il.com>
To:     Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
Cc:     Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>,
        Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
        David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
        Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Linux Memory Management List <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] mm/slub: Fix slabs_node return value when
 CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG disabled

2020년 6월 14일 (일) 오후 9:39, Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>님이 작성:
>
> The slabs_node() always return zero when CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG is disabled.
> But some codes determine whether slab is empty by checking the return
> value of slabs_node(). As you know, the result is not correct. This
> problem can be reproduce by the follow code(and boot system with the
> cmdline of "slub_nomerge"):
>
>   void *objs[32];
>   struct kmem_cache *cache = kmem_cache_create("kmem-test", 128, 0,
>                         0, 0);
>
>   if (cache) {
>         int i;
>
>         /* Make a full slab */
>         for (i = 0; i < ARRAY_SIZE(objs); i++)
>                 objs[i] = kmem_cache_alloc(cache, GFP_KERNEL_ACCOUNT);
>
>         /*
>          * This really should fail because the slab cache still has
>          * objects. But we did destroy the @cache because of zero
>          * returned by slabs_node().
>          */
>         kmem_cache_destroy(cache);
>   }
>
> To fix it, we can move the nr_slabs of kmem_cache_node out of the
> CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG. So we can get the corrent value returned by the
> slabs_node().
>
> With this patch applied, we will get a warning message and stack
> trace in the dmesg.
>
> Signed-off-by: Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>
> ---
>  mm/slab.h |  2 +-
>  mm/slub.c | 80 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------------------
>  2 files changed, 43 insertions(+), 39 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/slab.h b/mm/slab.h
> index 0b91f2a7b033..062d4542b7e2 100644
> --- a/mm/slab.h
> +++ b/mm/slab.h
> @@ -619,8 +619,8 @@ struct kmem_cache_node {
>  #ifdef CONFIG_SLUB
>         unsigned long nr_partial;
>         struct list_head partial;
> -#ifdef CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG
>         atomic_long_t nr_slabs;
> +#ifdef CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG
>         atomic_long_t total_objects;
>         struct list_head full;
>  #endif
> diff --git a/mm/slub.c b/mm/slub.c
> index 49b5cb7da318..1a3e6a5b7287 100644
> --- a/mm/slub.c
> +++ b/mm/slub.c

Hello,

You also need to initialize nr_slabs in init_kmem_cache_node()
on !CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG.

Otherwise, looks good to me.

Thanks.

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