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Re: [PATCH -mm] mm, swap: Fix bad swap file entry warning




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> On Fri, 2019-05-31 at 11:27 -0700, Dexuan-Linux Cui wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Did you know about the panic reported here:
> >  https://marc.info/?t=155930773000003&r=1&w=2
> > 
> > "Kernel panic - not syncing: stack-protector: Kernel stack is
> > corrupted in: write_irq_affinity.isra> "
> > 
> > This panic is reported on PowerPC and x86.
> > 
> > In the case of x86, we see a lot of "get_swap_device: Bad swap file entry"
> > errors before the panic:
> > 
> > ...
> > [   24.404693] get_swap_device: Bad swap file entry 5800000000000001
> > [   24.408702] get_swap_device: Bad swap file entry 5c00000000000001
> > [   24.412510] get_swap_device: Bad swap file entry 6000000000000001
> > [   24.416519] get_swap_device: Bad swap file entry 6400000000000001
> > [   24.420217] get_swap_device: Bad swap file entry 6800000000000001
> > [   24.423921] get_swap_device: Bad swap file entry 6c00000000000001

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I don't have a panic, but I observe many lines like this.

> Looks familiar,
>
> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/1559242868.6132.35.camel@xxxxxx/
>
> I suppose Andrew might be better of reverting the whole series first before Yury
> came up with a right fix, so that other people who is testing linux-next don't
> need to waste time for the same problem.

I didn't observe any problems with this series on top of 5.1, and there's a fix for swap\
that eliminates the problem on top of current next for me:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/5/30/1630

Could you please test my series with the patch above?

Thanks,
Yury