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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/6] sh: prefer memblock APIs returning virtual address
On Mon, Dec 03, 2018 at 05:10:52PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> Hi Mike.
>
> On Mon, Dec 03, 2018 at 05:47:12PM +0200, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> > Rather than use the memblock_alloc_base that returns a physical address and
> > then convert this address to the virtual one, use appropriate memblock
> > function that returns a virtual address.
> >
> > There is a small functional change in the allocation of then NODE_DATA().
> > Instead of panicing if the local allocation failed, the non-local
> > allocation attempt will be made.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
> > ---
> > arch/sh/mm/init.c | 18 +++++-------------
> > arch/sh/mm/numa.c | 5 ++---
> > 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/sh/mm/init.c b/arch/sh/mm/init.c
> > index c8c13c77..3576b5f 100644
> > --- a/arch/sh/mm/init.c
> > +++ b/arch/sh/mm/init.c
> > @@ -192,24 +192,16 @@ void __init page_table_range_init(unsigned long start, unsigned long end,
> > void __init allocate_pgdat(unsigned int nid)
> > {
> > unsigned long start_pfn, end_pfn;
> > -#ifdef CONFIG_NEED_MULTIPLE_NODES
> > - unsigned long phys;
> > -#endif
> >
> > get_pfn_range_for_nid(nid, &start_pfn, &end_pfn);
> >
> > #ifdef CONFIG_NEED_MULTIPLE_NODES
> > - phys = __memblock_alloc_base(sizeof(struct pglist_data),
> > - SMP_CACHE_BYTES, end_pfn << PAGE_SHIFT);
> > - /* Retry with all of system memory */
> > - if (!phys)
> > - phys = __memblock_alloc_base(sizeof(struct pglist_data),
> > - SMP_CACHE_BYTES, memblock_end_of_DRAM());
> > - if (!phys)
> > + NODE_DATA(nid) = memblock_alloc_try_nid_nopanic(
> > + sizeof(struct pglist_data),
> > + SMP_CACHE_BYTES, MEMBLOCK_LOW_LIMIT,
> > + MEMBLOCK_ALLOC_ACCESSIBLE, nid);
> > + if (!NODE_DATA(nid))
> > panic("Can't allocate pgdat for node %d\n", nid);
> > -
> > - NODE_DATA(nid) = __va(phys);
> > - memset(NODE_DATA(nid), 0, sizeof(struct pglist_data));
> The new code will always assign NODE_DATA(nid), where the old
> code only assigned NODE_DATA(nid) in the good case.
> I dunno if this is an issue, just noticed the difference and
> wanted to point it out.

If the allocation fails the NODE_DATA(nid) remains zero anyway and there is
a panic() call. So I think there is no actual functional change here.

> Sam
>

--
Sincerely yours,
Mike.

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