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authorHuang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>2018-04-05 16:24:39 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-04-05 21:36:26 -0700
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parentfs/direct-io.c: minor cleanups in do_blockdev_direct_IO (diff)
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mm: fix races between swapoff and flush dcache
Thanks to commit 4b3ef9daa4fc ("mm/swap: split swap cache into 64MB trunks"), after swapoff the address_space associated with the swap device will be freed. So page_mapping() users which may touch the address_space need some kind of mechanism to prevent the address_space from being freed during accessing. The dcache flushing functions (flush_dcache_page(), etc) in architecture specific code may access the address_space of swap device for anonymous pages in swap cache via page_mapping() function. But in some cases there are no mechanisms to prevent the swap device from being swapoff, for example, CPU1 CPU2 __get_user_pages() swapoff() flush_dcache_page() mapping = page_mapping() ... exit_swap_address_space() ... kvfree(spaces) mapping_mapped(mapping) The address space may be accessed after being freed. But from cachetlb.txt and Russell King, flush_dcache_page() only care about file cache pages, for anonymous pages, flush_anon_page() should be used. The implementation of flush_dcache_page() in all architectures follows this too. They will check whether page_mapping() is NULL and whether mapping_mapped() is true to determine whether to flush the dcache immediately. And they will use interval tree (mapping->i_mmap) to find all user space mappings. While mapping_mapped() and mapping->i_mmap isn't used by anonymous pages in swap cache at all. So, to fix the race between swapoff and flush dcache, __page_mapping() is add to return the address_space for file cache pages and NULL otherwise. All page_mapping() invoking in flush dcache functions are replaced with page_mapping_file(). [akpm@linux-foundation.org: simplify page_mapping_file(), per Mike] Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20180305083634.15174-1-ying.huang@intel.com Signed-off-by: "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com> Reviewed-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@techsingularity.net> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com> Cc: Chen Liqin <liqin.linux@gmail.com> Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk> Cc: Yoshinori Sato <ysato@users.sourceforge.jp> Cc: "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@parisc-linux.org> Cc: Guan Xuetao <gxt@mprc.pku.edu.cn> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Chris Zankel <chris@zankel.net> Cc: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com> Cc: Ley Foon Tan <lftan@altera.com> Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Cc: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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-rw-r--r--arch/unicore32/mm/mmu.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/unicore32/mm/mmu.c b/arch/unicore32/mm/mmu.c
index 4f5a532bee13..0c94b7b4514d 100644
--- a/arch/unicore32/mm/mmu.c
+++ b/arch/unicore32/mm/mmu.c
@@ -503,7 +503,7 @@ void update_mmu_cache(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long addr,
if (page == ZERO_PAGE(0))
return;
- mapping = page_mapping(page);
+ mapping = page_mapping_file(page);
if (!test_and_set_bit(PG_dcache_clean, &page->flags))
__flush_dcache_page(mapping, page);
if (mapping)