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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] s390, dcssblk: Allow a NULL-kaddr to ->direct_access()
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On 07/24/2018 10:45 AM, Huaisheng Ye wrote:
> From: Huaisheng Ye <yehs1@lenovo.com>
>
> dcssblk_direct_access() needs to check the validity of second rank
> pointer kaddr for NULL assignment. If kaddr equals to NULL, it
> doesn't need to calculate the value.
>
> Signed-off-by: Huaisheng Ye <yehs1@lenovo.com>
> ---
> drivers/s390/block/dcssblk.c | 3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/s390/block/dcssblk.c b/drivers/s390/block/dcssblk.c
> index 0a312e4..9c13dc5 100644
> --- a/drivers/s390/block/dcssblk.c
> +++ b/drivers/s390/block/dcssblk.c
> @@ -915,7 +915,8 @@ static DEVICE_ATTR(save, S_IWUSR | S_IRUSR, dcssblk_save_show,
> unsigned long dev_sz;
>
> dev_sz = dev_info->end - dev_info->start + 1;
> - *kaddr = (void *) dev_info->start + offset;
> + if (kaddr)
> + *kaddr = (void *) dev_info->start + offset;

So you are trading of a load + add (dev_info->start should be cache hot) against a
compare+branch . Not sure that this is always a win.


> *pfn = __pfn_to_pfn_t(PFN_DOWN(dev_info->start + offset),
> PFN_DEV|PFN_SPECIAL);
>
>

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