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mm: remove node_start_pfn checking in new WARN_ON for now

Borislav Petkov reports that the new warning added in commit
88fdf75d1b ("mm: warn if pg_data_t isn't initialized with zero")
triggers for him, and it is the node_start_pfn field that has already
been initialized once.

The call trace looks like this:

  x86_64_start_kernel ->
    x86_64_start_reservations ->
    start_kernel ->
    setup_arch ->
    paging_init ->
    zone_sizes_init ->
    free_area_init_nodes ->
    free_area_init_node

and (with the warning replaced by debug output), Borislav sees

  On node 0 totalpages: 4193848
    DMA zone: 64 pages used for memmap
    DMA zone: 6 pages reserved
    DMA zone: 3890 pages, LIFO batch:0
    DMA32 zone: 16320 pages used for memmap
    DMA32 zone: 798464 pages, LIFO batch:31
    Normal zone: 52736 pages used for memmap
    Normal zone: 3322368 pages, LIFO batch:31
  free_area_init_node: pgdat->node_start_pfn: 4423680      <----
  On node 1 totalpages: 4194304
    Normal zone: 65536 pages used for memmap
    Normal zone: 4128768 pages, LIFO batch:31
  free_area_init_node: pgdat->node_start_pfn: 8617984      <----
  On node 2 totalpages: 4194304
    Normal zone: 65536 pages used for memmap
    Normal zone: 4128768 pages, LIFO batch:31
  free_area_init_node: pgdat->node_start_pfn: 12812288     <----
  On node 3 totalpages: 4194304
    Normal zone: 65536 pages used for memmap
    Normal zone: 4128768 pages, LIFO batch:31

so remove the bogus warning for now to avoid annoying people.  Minchan
Kim is looking at it.

Reported-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@amd64.org>
Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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Linus Torvalds 10 years ago
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8783b6e2b2
  1. 2
      mm/page_alloc.c

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mm/page_alloc.c

@ -4511,7 +4511,7 @@ void __paginginit free_area_init_node(int nid, unsigned long *zones_size, @@ -4511,7 +4511,7 @@ void __paginginit free_area_init_node(int nid, unsigned long *zones_size,
pg_data_t *pgdat = NODE_DATA(nid);
/* pg_data_t should be reset to zero when it's allocated */
WARN_ON(pgdat->nr_zones || pgdat->node_start_pfn || pgdat->classzone_idx);
WARN_ON(pgdat->nr_zones || pgdat->classzone_idx);
pgdat->node_id = nid;
pgdat->node_start_pfn = node_start_pfn;

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