Commit 89da619b authored by Jiang Biao's avatar Jiang Biao Committed by Michael S. Tsirkin

virtio_balloon: fix another race between migration and ballooning

Kernel panic when with high memory pressure, calltrace looks like,

PID: 21439 TASK: ffff881be3afedd0 CPU: 16 COMMAND: "java"
 #0 [ffff881ec7ed7630] machine_kexec at ffffffff81059beb
 #1 [ffff881ec7ed7690] __crash_kexec at ffffffff81105942
 #2 [ffff881ec7ed7760] crash_kexec at ffffffff81105a30
 #3 [ffff881ec7ed7778] oops_end at ffffffff816902c8
 #4 [ffff881ec7ed77a0] no_context at ffffffff8167ff46
 #5 [ffff881ec7ed77f0] __bad_area_nosemaphore at ffffffff8167ffdc
 #6 [ffff881ec7ed7838] __node_set at ffffffff81680300
 #7 [ffff881ec7ed7860] __do_page_fault at ffffffff8169320f
 #8 [ffff881ec7ed78c0] do_page_fault at ffffffff816932b5
 #9 [ffff881ec7ed78f0] page_fault at ffffffff8168f4c8
    [exception RIP: _raw_spin_lock_irqsave+47]
    RIP: ffffffff8168edef RSP: ffff881ec7ed79a8 RFLAGS: 00010046
    RAX: 0000000000000246 RBX: ffffea0019740d00 RCX: ffff881ec7ed7fd8
    RDX: 0000000000020000 RSI: 0000000000000016 RDI: 0000000000000008
    RBP: ffff881ec7ed79a8 R8: 0000000000000246 R9: 000000000001a098
    R10: ffff88107ffda000 R11: 0000000000000000 R12: 0000000000000000
    R13: 0000000000000008 R14: ffff881ec7ed7a80 R15: ffff881be3afedd0
    ORIG_RAX: ffffffffffffffff CS: 0010 SS: 0018

It happens in the pagefault and results in double pagefault
during compacting pages when memory allocation fails.

Analysed the vmcore, the page leads to second pagefault is corrupted
with _mapcount=-256, but private=0.

It's caused by the race between migration and ballooning, and lock
missing in virtballoon_migratepage() of virtio_balloon driver.
This patch fix the bug.

Fixes: e2250429 ("virtio_balloon: introduce migration primitives to balloon pages")
Signed-off-by: default avatarJiang Biao <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarHuang Chong <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMichael S. Tsirkin <>
parent f2467ee0
......@@ -513,7 +513,9 @@ static int virtballoon_migratepage(struct balloon_dev_info *vb_dev_info,
tell_host(vb, vb->inflate_vq);
/* balloon's page migration 2nd step -- deflate "page" */
spin_lock_irqsave(&vb_dev_info->pages_lock, flags);
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&vb_dev_info->pages_lock, flags);
set_page_pfns(vb, vb->pfns, page);
tell_host(vb, vb->deflate_vq);
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