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kpageflags: fix wrong KPF_THP on non-huge compound pages

KPF_THP can be set on non-huge compound pages (like slab pages or pages
allocated by drivers with __GFP_COMP) because PageTransCompound only
checks PG_head and PG_tail.  Obviously this is a bug and breaks user space
applications which look for thp via /proc/kpageflags.

This patch rules out setting KPF_THP wrongly by additionally checking
PageLRU on the head pages.

Signed-off-by: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>
Acked-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Reviewed-by: Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@intel.com>
Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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Naoya Horiguchi 9 years ago
committed by Linus Torvalds
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      fs/proc/page.c

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fs/proc/page.c

@ -115,7 +115,13 @@ u64 stable_page_flags(struct page *page)
u |= 1 << KPF_COMPOUND_TAIL;
if (PageHuge(page))
u |= 1 << KPF_HUGE;
else if (PageTransCompound(page))
/*
* PageTransCompound can be true for non-huge compound pages (slab
* pages or pages allocated by drivers with __GFP_COMP) because it
* just checks PG_head/PG_tail, so we need to check PageLRU to make
* sure a given page is a thp, not a non-huge compound page.
*/
else if (PageTransCompound(page) && PageLRU(compound_trans_head(page)))
u |= 1 << KPF_THP;
/*

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