Bug 12669

Summary: 2.6.28.4 regression: mmap fails if mlockall used
Product: Memory Management Reporter: Rafael J. Wysocki (rjw)
Component: OtherAssignee: Andrew Morton (akpm)
Status: CLOSED CODE_FIX    
Severity: normal    
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.28.4 Tree: Mainline
Regression: Yes
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 12398    

Description Rafael J. Wysocki 2009-02-08 12:23:31 UTC
Subject    : 2.6.28.4 regression: mmap fails if mlockall used
Submitter  : Sami Farin <safari-kernel@safari.iki.fi>
Date       : 2009-02-08 10:52
References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=123409037423068&w=4
Notify-Also : Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>

This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.28.  Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Comment 1 Rafael J. Wysocki 2009-02-08 14:02:13 UTC
On Sunday 08 February 2009, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > 
> > Bug-Entry   : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12669
> > Subject             : 2.6.28.4 regression: mmap fails if mlockall used
> > Submitter   : Sami Farin <safari-kernel@safari.iki.fi>
> > Date                : 2009-02-08 10:52 (1 days old)
> > References  : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=123409037423068&w=4
> 
> Oh, Hugh just sent a patch, and it's now commit 
> d5b562330ec766292a3ac54ae5e0673610bd5b3d. Sadly this just missed -rc4 by 
> something like 20 minutes..
> 
>               Linus