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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] mm/gup + IB: allow FOLL_FORCE for gup_fast and use in IB
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On 11/24/19 4:37 PM, John Hubbard wrote:
> Hi Leon, Jason, Christoph,
>
> Maybe I'm overlooking something, but as I wrote in patch 1, it looks
> like we can simply allow FOLL_FORCE to be passed to gup_fast().
>
> This should fix Leon's reported RDMA failure [1] when using patch 2 by
> itself. (I've compile- and boot-tested these, and also did short LTP
> and fio with direct IO tests, but I don't have an Infiniband runtime
> setup that exercises the umem.c code.)
>
> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/r/20191124100724.GH136476@unreal
>
> John Hubbard (2):
> mm/gup: allow FOLL_FORCE for get_user_pages_fast()
> IB/umem: use get_user_pages_fast() to pin DMA pages
>
> drivers/infiniband/core/umem.c | 17 ++++++-----------
> mm/gup.c | 3 ++-
> 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
>

OK, based on Jason's response [1] that it's too late to put this into
5.5, let's withdraw this, and I'll resend when it's time to send out
patches for 5.6.

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/r/20191125005339.GC5634@ziepe.ca

thanks,
--
John Hubbard
NVIDIA

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