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authorMichal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>2017-05-08 15:57:12 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2017-05-08 17:15:12 -0700
commit1f5307b1e094bfffa83c65c40ac6e3415c108780 (patch)
treea0a06a2b555ecdddaac7e8ac540310b7dbd3f49e /drivers/vhost/vsock.c
parenta7c3e901a46ff54c016d040847eda598a9e3e653 (diff)
mm, vmalloc: properly track vmalloc users
__vmalloc_node_flags used to be static inline but this has changed by "mm: introduce kv[mz]alloc helpers" because kvmalloc_node needs to use it as well and the code is outside of the vmalloc proper. I haven't realized that changing this will lead to a subtle bug though. The function is responsible to track the caller as well. This caller is then printed by /proc/vmallocinfo. If __vmalloc_node_flags is not inline then we would get only direct users of __vmalloc_node_flags as callers (e.g. v[mz]alloc) which reduces usefulness of this debugging feature considerably. It simply doesn't help to see that the given range belongs to vmalloc as a caller: 0xffffc90002c79000-0xffffc90002c7d000 16384 vmalloc+0x16/0x18 pages=3 vmalloc N0=3 0xffffc90002c81000-0xffffc90002c85000 16384 vmalloc+0x16/0x18 pages=3 vmalloc N1=3 0xffffc90002c8d000-0xffffc90002c91000 16384 vmalloc+0x16/0x18 pages=3 vmalloc N1=3 0xffffc90002c95000-0xffffc90002c99000 16384 vmalloc+0x16/0x18 pages=3 vmalloc N1=3 We really want to catch the _caller_ of the vmalloc function. Fix this issue by making __vmalloc_node_flags static inline again. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170502134657.12381-1-mhocko@kernel.org Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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