[RFC] simple_lmk: Introduce Simple Low Memory Killer for Android
oleg at redhat.com
Fri May 10 15:10:25 UTC 2019
On 05/09, Sultan Alsawaf wrote:
> On Thu, May 09, 2019 at 05:56:46PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > Impossible ;) I bet lockdep should report the deadlock as soon as find_victims()
> > calls find_lock_task_mm() when you already have a locked victim.
> I hope you're not a betting man ;)
I am starting to think I am ;)
If you have task1 != task2 this code
should trigger print_deadlock_bug(), task1->alloc_lock and task2->alloc_lock are
the "same" lock from lockdep pov, held_lock's will have the same hlock_class().
> And a printk added in vtsk_is_duplicate() to print when a duplicate is detected,
in this case find_lock_task_mm() won't be called, and this is what saves us from
the actual deadlock.
> and my phone's memory cut in half to make simple_lmk do something, this is what
> I observed:
> taimen:/ # dmesg | grep lockdep
> [ 0.000000] \x09RCU lockdep checking is enabled.
this reports that CONFIG_PROVE_RCU is enabled ;)
> taimen:/ # dmesg | grep simple_lmk
> [ 23.211091] simple_lmk: Killing android.carrier with adj 906 to free 37420 kiB
> [ 23.211160] simple_lmk: Killing oadcastreceiver with adj 906 to free 36784 kiB
yes, looks like simple_lmk has at least 2 locked victims. And I have no idea why
you do not see anything else in dmesg. May be debug_locks_off() was already called.
But see above, "grep lockdep" won't work. Perhaps you can do
"grep -e WARNING -e BUG -e locking".
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