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Date:   Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:58:01 -0800
From:   Andrew Morton <>
To:     Mike Rapoport <>
Cc:     Andrea Arcangeli <>,
        Baoquan He <>, Borislav Petkov <>,
        David Hildenbrand <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
        Mel Gorman <>, Michal Hocko <>,
        Mike Rapoport <>, Qian Cai <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Vlastimil Babka <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] mm: fix initialization of struct page for holes
 in  memory layout

On Mon, 11 Jan 2021 21:40:15 +0200 Mike Rapoport <> wrote:

> Commit 73a6e474cb37 ("mm: memmap_init: iterate over
> memblock regions rather that check each PFN") exposed several issues with
> the memory map initialization and these patches fix those issues.
> Initially there were crashes during compaction that Qian Cai reported back
> in April [1]. It seemed back then that the problem was fixed, but a few
> weeks ago Andrea Arcangeli hit the same bug [2] and there was an additional
> discussion at [3].

The earlier version of these fixes had cc:stable.  Was the omission
this time deliberate?

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