Re: 4.19.5 and later has tons of false messages "BUG: non-zero pgtables_bytes on freeing mm: -16384"
From: Christian Borntraeger
Date: Thu Dec 27 2018 - 16:06:20 EST
On 12/27/2018 10:01 PM, Sasha Levin wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2018 at 10:28:56AM +0100, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
>> On 27.12.2018 10:13, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
>>> Right now you get a message
>>> "BUG: non-zero pgtables_bytes on freeing mm: -16384"
>>> for EVERY process that exits in 4.19.5 and later.
>>> bisect points to
>>> commit 4136161d676a93fc8df6bdb80d720c15522d6c24
>>> Author: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Date:ÂÂ Mon Oct 15 11:09:16 2018 +0200
>>> ÂÂÂ s390/mm: fix mis-accounting of pgtable_bytes
>>> ÂÂÂ [ Upstream commit e12e4044aede97974f2222eb7f0ed726a5179a32 ]
>>> Turns out that this patch requires several dependencies so the autoselection of this
>>> patch was missing that.
>>> Can we either revert this patch or add the dependencies?
>> It seems that adding
>> commit 6d212db11947ae5464e4717536ed9faf61c01e86 ("mm: add mm_pxd_folded checks to pgtable_bytes accounting functions")
>> fixes the issue.
> I've queued 6d212db11947 for 4.19 for now, thank you.
Not sure, but you might need
1071fc5779d98 mm: introduce mm_[p4d|pud|pmd]_folded
a8874e7e8a889 mm: make the __PAGETABLE_PxD_FOLDED defines non-empty
to avoid compile errors on !s390.