[PATCH v3 04/13 fix] powerpc: assert_pte_locked() use pte_offset_map_nolock(): fix

Hugh Dickins hughd at google.com
Mon Jul 24 08:26:02 AEST 2023

Aneesh points out that assert_pte_locked() still needs the pmd_none()
check, to stop crashing in khugepaged: restore that comment and check.

Andrew, when merging with original commit, please edit its 1st para to:

Instead of pte_lockptr(), use the recently added pte_offset_map_nolock()
in assert_pte_locked().  BUG if pte_offset_map_nolock() fails.

Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd at google.com>
 arch/powerpc/mm/pgtable.c | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/mm/pgtable.c b/arch/powerpc/mm/pgtable.c
index 16b061af86d7..a3dcdb2d5b4b 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/mm/pgtable.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/mm/pgtable.c
@@ -323,6 +323,14 @@ void assert_pte_locked(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr)
 	pud = pud_offset(p4d, addr);
 	pmd = pmd_offset(pud, addr);
+	/*
+	 * khugepaged to collapse normal pages to hugepage, first set
+	 * pmd to none to force page fault/gup to take mmap_lock. After
+	 * pmd is set to none, we do a pte_clear which does this assertion
+	 * so if we find pmd none, return.
+	 */
+	if (pmd_none(*pmd))
+		return;
 	pte = pte_offset_map_nolock(mm, pmd, addr, &ptl);

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