[PATCH] mm/page_alloc: Call kernel_map_pages in unset_migrateype_isolate

From: Laura Abbott
Date: Mon Mar 16 2015 - 14:30:08 EST

Commit 3c605096d315 ("mm/page_alloc: restrict max order of merging on isolated pageblock")
changed the logic of unset_migratetype_isolate to check the buddy allocator
and explicitly call __free_pages to merge. The page that is being freed in
this path never had prep_new_page called so set_page_refcounted is called
explicitly but there is no call to kernel_map_pages. With the default
kernel_map_pages this is mostly harmless but if kernel_map_pages does any
manipulation of the page tables (unmapping or setting pages to read only) this
may trigger a fault:

alloc_contig_range test_pages_isolated(ceb00, ced00) failed
Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address ffffffc0cec00000
pgd = ffffffc045fc4000
[ffffffc0cec00000] *pgd=0000000000000000
Internal error: Oops: 9600004f [#1] PREEMPT SMP
Modules linked in: exfatfs
CPU: 1 PID: 23237 Comm: TimedEventQueue Not tainted 3.10.49-gc72ad36-dirty #1
task: ffffffc03de52100 ti: ffffffc015388000 task.ti: ffffffc015388000
PC is at memset+0xc8/0x1c0
LR is at kernel_map_pages+0x1ec/0x244

Fix this by calling kernel_map_pages to ensure the page is set in the
page table properly

Fixes: 3c605096d315 ("mm/page_alloc: restrict max order of merging on isolated pageblock")
Cc: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Yasuaki Ishimatsu <isimatu.yasuaki@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Zhang Yanfei <zhangyanfei@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Xishi Qiu <qiuxishi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Vladimir Davydov <vdavydov@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Gioh Kim <gioh.kim@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Michal Nazarewicz <mina86@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@xxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <lauraa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Note this was found on a backport to 3.10 and the code to make kernel_map_pages
change the page table state is currently out of tree. The original had stable,
so this may need to go into stable as well.
mm/page_isolation.c | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/mm/page_isolation.c b/mm/page_isolation.c
index 72f5ac3..755a42c 100644
--- a/mm/page_isolation.c
+++ b/mm/page_isolation.c
@@ -103,6 +103,7 @@ void unset_migratetype_isolate(struct page *page, unsigned migratetype)

if (!is_migrate_isolate_page(buddy)) {
__isolate_free_page(page, order);
+ kernel_map_pages(page, (1 << order), 1);
isolated_page = page;
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