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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lib: radix: return correct error code on insertion failure
On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 10:54:24PM -0500, Sasha Levin wrote:
> We would never check the return value of __radix_tree_create() on insertion
> which would cause us to return -EEXIST on all cases of failure, even when
> such failure would be running out of memory, for example.
>
> This would trigger errors in various code that assumed that -EEXIST is
> a critical failure, as opposed to a "regular" error. For example, it
> would trigger a VM_BUG_ON in mm's swap handling:
>
> [ 469.636769] kernel BUG at mm/swap_state.c:113!
> [ 469.636769] invalid opcode: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP DEBUG_PAGEALLOC
> [ 469.638313] Dumping ftrace buffer:
> [ 469.638526] (ftrace buffer empty)
> [ 469.640016] Modules linked in:
> [ 469.640110] CPU: 54 PID: 4598 Comm: kswapd6 Tainted: G W 3.14.0-rc4-next-20140228-sasha-00012-g6bbcf46-dirty #29
> [ 469.640110] task: ffff8802850d3000 ti: ffff8802850cc000 task.ti: ffff8802850cc000
> [ 469.640110] RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff81296a82>] [<ffffffff81296a82>] __add_to_swap_cache+0x132/0x170
> [ 469.640110] RSP: 0000:ffff8802850cd7a8 EFLAGS: 00010246
> [ 469.640110] RAX: 0000000080000001 RBX: ffffea000a02ca00 RCX: 0000000000000000
> [ 469.640110] RDX: 0000000000000001 RSI: 0000000000000001 RDI: 00000000ffffffff
> [ 469.640110] RBP: ffff8802850cd7c8 R08: 0000000000000000 R09: 0000000000000000
> [ 469.640110] R10: 0000000000000001 R11: 0000000000000001 R12: ffffffff868c2e18
> [ 469.640110] R13: ffffffff868c2e30 R14: 00000000ffffffef R15: 0000000000000000
> [ 469.640110] FS: 0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff880286800000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
> [ 469.640110] CS: 0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 000000008005003b
> [ 469.640110] CR2: 00000000029c23b0 CR3: 00000000824ca000 CR4: 00000000000006e0
> [ 469.640110] Stack:
> [ 469.640110] ffffea000a02ca00 020000000004c037 ffff8802850cd9c8 ffffea000a02ca00
> [ 469.640110] ffff8802850cd7f8 ffffffff81296cac ffff8802850cd9c8 ffff8802850cd9c8
> [ 469.640110] ffffea000a02ca00 020000000004c037 ffff8802850cd828 ffffffff81296d90
> [ 469.640110] Call Trace:
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81296cac>] add_to_swap_cache+0x2c/0x60
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81296d90>] add_to_swap+0xb0/0xe0
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81263d21>] shrink_page_list+0x411/0x7c0
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff812657ac>] shrink_inactive_list+0x31c/0x570
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81265d0b>] ? shrink_active_list+0x30b/0x320
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81265e44>] shrink_lruvec+0x124/0x300
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff812660ae>] shrink_zone+0x8e/0x1d0
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81266771>] kswapd_shrink_zone+0xf1/0x1b0
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81267783>] balance_pgdat+0x363/0x540
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff81269383>] kswapd+0x2b3/0x310
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff812690d0>] ? ftrace_raw_event_mm_vmscan_writepage+0x180/0x180
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff811678b5>] kthread+0x105/0x110
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff811a3b52>] ? __lock_release+0x1e2/0x200
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff811677b0>] ? set_kthreadd_affinity+0x30/0x30
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff8439f58c>] ret_from_fork+0x7c/0xb0
> [ 469.640110] [<ffffffff811677b0>] ? set_kthreadd_affinity+0x30/0x30
> [ 469.640110] Code: 00 00 be 0a 00 00 00 e8 0d ae fd ff 48 ff 05 b6 33 d2 06 4c 89 ef e8 1e f6 0f 03 eb 2c 4c 89 ef e8 14 f6 0f 03 41 83 fe ef 75 04 <0f> 0b eb fe 48 c7 43 30 00 00 00 00 f0 80 63 02 fe 48 89 df e8
> [ 469.640110] RIP [<ffffffff81296a82>] __add_to_swap_cache+0x132/0x170
> [ 469.640110] RSP <ffff8802850cd7a8>
>
> Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com>

Ouch.

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>

Andrew, this is a fix for lib-radix_tree-tree-node-interface.patch

Thanks!


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