Re: [PATCH] mm/compaction: fix set skip in fast_find_migrateblock
From: Miaohe Lin
Date: Mon Jul 11 2022 - 22:27:06 EST
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On 2022/7/11 20:32, Zhou Chuyi wrote:
> From: zhouchuyi <zhouchuyi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> When we successfully find a pageblock in fast_find_migrateblock(), the block will be set skip-flag through set_pageblock_skip(). However, when entering isolate_migratepages_block(), the whole pageblock will be skipped due to the branch 'if (!valid_page && IS_ALIGNED(low_pfn, pageblock_nr_pages))'. Eventually we will goto isolate_abort and isolate nothing.
> Signed-off-by: zhouchuyi <zhouchuyi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
It seems we should tweak the commit log to satisfy the checkpatch.pl first.
> mm/compaction.c | 1 -
> 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/mm/compaction.c b/mm/compaction.c
> index 1f89b969c..a1a2b50c8 100644
> --- a/mm/compaction.c
> +++ b/mm/compaction.c
> @@ -1852,7 +1852,6 @@ static unsigned long fast_find_migrateblock(struct compact_control *cc)
> pfn = cc->zone->zone_start_pfn;
> cc->fast_search_fail = 0;
> found_block = true;
> - set_pageblock_skip(freepage);
This looks like a real problem. Should we add a Fixes tag here? What's the runtime effect of it?
Thanks for your patch!