mm, page_alloc: always use a captured page regardless of compaction result [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm, page_alloc: always use a captured page regardless of compaction result" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Mel Gorman <mgorman [at] techsingularity.net> on Thu Apr 25 22:23:54 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ee8ab0e (patch). mm, page_alloc: always use […]

mm: do not boost watermarks to avoid fragmentation for the DISCONTIG memory model [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: do not boost watermarks to avoid fragmentation for the DISCONTIG memory model" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Mel Gorman <mgorman [at] techsingularity.net> on Thu Apr 25 22:23:51 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2451222 (patch). mm: do […]

arm64: mm: Ensure tail of unaligned initrd is reserved [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: mm: Ensure tail of unaligned initrd is reserved" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson [at] linaro.org> on Wed Apr 17 21:29:29 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d4d18e3 (patch). arm64: mm: Ensure tail of unaligned […]

mm: fix inactive list balancing between NUMA nodes and cgroups [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: fix inactive list balancing between NUMA nodes and cgroups" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Johannes Weiner <hannes [at] cmpxchg.org> on Thu Apr 18 17:50:34 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3b99120 (patch). mm: fix inactive list balancing […]

mm: swapoff: shmem_unuse() stop eviction without igrab() [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: swapoff: shmem_unuse() stop eviction without igrab()" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Hugh Dickins <hughd [at] google.com> on Thu Apr 18 17:50:13 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is af53d3e (patch). mm: swapoff: shmem_unuse() stop eviction without igrab() The […]

mm: swapoff: remove too limiting SWAP_UNUSE_MAX_TRIES [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: swapoff: remove too limiting SWAP_UNUSE_MAX_TRIES" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Hugh Dickins <hughd [at] google.com> on Thu Apr 18 17:50:02 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is dd862de (patch). mm: swapoff: remove too limiting SWAP_UNUSE_MAX_TRIES SWAP_UNUSE_MAX_TRIES 3 appeared […]

mm: swapoff: shmem_find_swap_entries() filter out other types [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: swapoff: shmem_find_swap_entries() filter out other types" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Hugh Dickins <hughd [at] google.com> on Thu Apr 18 17:49:58 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8703954 (patch). mm: swapoff: shmem_find_swap_entries() filter out other types Swapfile […]

mm: prevent get_user_pages() from overflowing page refcount [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: prevent get_user_pages() from overflowing page refcount" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Thu Apr 11 10:49:19 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8fde12c (patch). mm: prevent get_user_pages() from overflowing page refcount If […]

mm: add ‘try_get_page()’ helper function [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: add ‘try_get_page()’ helper function" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Thu Apr 11 10:14:59 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 88b1a17 (patch). mm: add ‘try_get_page()’ helper function This is the same as […]

mm: make page ref count overflow check tighter and more explicit [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: make page ref count overflow check tighter and more explicit" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Thu Apr 11 10:06:20 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f958d7b (patch). mm: make page ref […]

mm: fix vm_fault_t cast in VM_FAULT_GET_HINDEX() [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: fix vm_fault_t cast in VM_FAULT_GET_HINDEX()" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Jann Horn <jannh [at] google.com> on Fri Apr 5 18:39:01 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is fcae96f (patch). mm: fix vm_fault_t cast in VM_FAULT_GET_HINDEX() Symmetrically to VM_FAULT_SET_HINDEX(), […]

mm: mempolicy: make mbind() return -EIO when MPOL_MF_STRICT is specified [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: mempolicy: make mbind() return -EIO when MPOL_MF_STRICT is specified" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Yang Shi <yang.shi [at] linux.alibaba.com> on Thu Mar 28 20:43:55 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a7f40cf (patch). mm: mempolicy: make mbind() return […]

mm: memblock: update comments and kernel-doc [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: memblock: update comments and kernel-doc" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Mike Rapoport <rppt [at] linux.ibm.com> on Mon Mar 11 23:30:54 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a297413 (patch). mm: memblock: update comments and kernel-doc * Remove comments […]

mm,mremap: bail out earlier in mremap_to under map pressure [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm,mremap: bail out earlier in mremap_to under map pressure" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Oscar Salvador <osalvador [at] suse.de> on Tue Mar 5 15:50:14 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ea2c3f6 (patch). mm,mremap: bail out earlier in mremap_to […]

mm: remove zone_lru_lock() function, access ->lru_lock directly [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mm: remove zone_lru_lock() function, access ->lru_lock directly" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin [at] virtuozzo.com> on Tue Mar 5 15:49:39 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f4b7e27 (patch). mm: remove zone_lru_lock() function, access ->lru_lock directly We […]