Re: [PATCH V2] x86/numa: kernel stack corruption fix
From: Baoquan He
Date: Wed Apr 08 2015 - 23:29:49 EST
On 04/08/15 at 11:09am, Dave Young wrote:
> On 04/08/15 at 10:41am, Xishi Qiu wrote:
> > >> Hi Dave,
> > >>
> > >> I made a mistake, when numa is on, numa_meminfo is from SRAT, but it will be cut
> > >> in numa_cleanup_meminfo(), so the bug is not related to numa on/off. Your comment
> > >> is right.
> > >
> > > Hi Xishi,
> > >
> > >>From code flow it's exact as you said. And if remove numa=off bug should
> > > be reproduced alwasy. I talked to Dave, he said error didn't occur when
> > > he remove numa=off. That is too weird.
> > >
> > Hi Baoquan,
> > May be it wrote over end of numa mask bitmap, but the stack can still run,
> > so there is no Call Trace.
> > How about add some printk to see if it has written over?
> Oops, Redhat kdump always add numa=off in 2nd kernel commandline, but I did
> not notice I removed it during test.
> So yes, the issue does not depend on numa=off.
OK, got it. thanks. Ack this patch.
Acked-by: Baoquan He <bhe@xxxxxxxxxx>
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