Re: mm, vmstat: kernel BUG at mm/vmstat.c:1408!

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Wed Jan 20 2016 - 10:20:35 EST

On Wed, 20 Jan 2016, Michal Hocko wrote:

> On Wed 20-01-16 09:56:26, Sasha Levin wrote:
> > On 01/20/2016 09:37 AM, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > > I am just reading through this old discussion again because "vmstat:
> > > make vmstat_updater deferrable again and shut down on idle" which seems
> > > to be the culprit AFAIU has been merged as 0eb77e988032 and I do not see
> > > any follow up fix merged to linus tree
> >
> > So this isn't an "old" discussion - the bug is very much there and I can
> > hit it easily. As a workaround I've "disabled" vmstat.
> Well the report is since 18th Dec which is over month old. Should we
> revert 0eb77e988032 as a pre caution and make sure this is done properly
> in -mm tree. AFAIR none of the proposed fix worked without other
> fallouts?

Seems that we are unable to get enough information to reproduce the issue?