slub: missing test for partial pages flush work in flush_all()
majianpeng [Fri, 18 May 2012 00:03:26 +0000 (17:03 -0700)]
I found some kernel messages such as:

    SLUB raid5-md127: kmem_cache_destroy called for cache that still has objects.
    Pid: 6143, comm: mdadm Tainted: G           O 3.4.0-rc6+        #75
    Call Trace:
    kmem_cache_destroy+0x328/0x400
    free_conf+0x2d/0xf0 [raid456]
    stop+0x41/0x60 [raid456]
    md_stop+0x1a/0x60 [md_mod]
    do_md_stop+0x74/0x470 [md_mod]
    md_ioctl+0xff/0x11f0 [md_mod]
    blkdev_ioctl+0xd8/0x7a0
    block_ioctl+0x3b/0x40
    do_vfs_ioctl+0x96/0x560
    sys_ioctl+0x91/0xa0
    system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b

Then using kmemleak I found these messages:

    unreferenced object 0xffff8800b6db7380 (size 112):
      comm "mdadm", pid 5783, jiffies 4294810749 (age 90.589s)
      hex dump (first 32 bytes):
        01 01 db b6 ad 4e ad de ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff  .....N..........
        ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff 98 40 4a 82 ff ff ff ff  .........@J.....
      backtrace:
        kmemleak_alloc+0x21/0x50
        kmem_cache_alloc+0xeb/0x1b0
        kmem_cache_open+0x2f1/0x430
        kmem_cache_create+0x158/0x320
        setup_conf+0x649/0x770 [raid456]
        run+0x68b/0x840 [raid456]
        md_run+0x529/0x940 [md_mod]
        do_md_run+0x18/0xc0 [md_mod]
        md_ioctl+0xba8/0x11f0 [md_mod]
        blkdev_ioctl+0xd8/0x7a0
        block_ioctl+0x3b/0x40
        do_vfs_ioctl+0x96/0x560
        sys_ioctl+0x91/0xa0
        system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b

This bug was introduced by commit a8364d5555b ("slub: only IPI CPUs that
have per cpu obj to flush"), which did not include checks for per cpu
partial pages being present on a cpu.

Signed-off-by: majianpeng <majianpeng@gmail.com>
Cc: Gilad Ben-Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com>
Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
Cc: Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org>
Tested-by: Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

mm/slub.c

index ffe13fd..80848cd 100644 (file)
--- a/mm/slub.c
+++ b/mm/slub.c
@@ -2040,7 +2040,7 @@ static bool has_cpu_slab(int cpu, void *info)
        struct kmem_cache *s = info;
        struct kmem_cache_cpu *c = per_cpu_ptr(s->cpu_slab, cpu);
 
-       return !!(c->page);
+       return c->page || c->partial;
 }
 
 static void flush_all(struct kmem_cache *s)