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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] mm: don't defer struct page initialization for Xen pv guests

On 16/02/18 14:59, Michal Hocko wrote:
> [CC Pavel]
> On Fri 16-02-18 14:37:26, Juergen Gross wrote:
>> Commit f7f99100d8d95dbcf09e0216a143211e79418b9f ("mm: stop zeroing
>> memory during allocation in vmemmap") broke Xen pv domains in some
>> configurations, as the "Pinned" information in struct page of early
>> page tables could get lost.
> Could you be more specific please?

In which way? Do you want to see the resulting crash in the commit
message or some more background information?

>> Avoid this problem by not deferring struct page initialization when
>> running as Xen pv guest.
>> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> #4.15
> Fixes: f7f99100d8d9 ("mm: stop zeroing memory during allocation in vmemmap")
> please



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