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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 0/7] Add FOLL_LONGTERM to GUP fast and use it
> NOTE: This series depends on my clean up patch to remove the write parameter
> from gup_fast_permitted()[1]
>
> HFI1, qib, and mthca, use get_user_pages_fast() due to it performance
> advantages. These pages can be held for a significant time. But
> get_user_pages_fast() does not protect against mapping of FS DAX pages.
>
> Introduce FOLL_LONGTERM and use this flag in get_user_pages_fast() which
> retains the performance while also adding the FS DAX checks. XDP has also
> shown interest in using this functionality.[2]
>
> In addition we change get_user_pages() to use the new FOLL_LONGTERM flag and
> remove the specialized get_user_pages_longterm call.
>
> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/2/11/237
> [2] https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/2/11/1789

Any comments on this series? I've touched a lot of subsystems which I think
require review.

Thanks,
Ira

>
> Ira Weiny (7):
> mm/gup: Replace get_user_pages_longterm() with FOLL_LONGTERM
> mm/gup: Change write parameter to flags in fast walk
> mm/gup: Change GUP fast to use flags rather than a write 'bool'
> mm/gup: Add FOLL_LONGTERM capability to GUP fast
> IB/hfi1: Use the new FOLL_LONGTERM flag to get_user_pages_fast()
> IB/qib: Use the new FOLL_LONGTERM flag to get_user_pages_fast()
> IB/mthca: Use the new FOLL_LONGTERM flag to get_user_pages_fast()
>
> arch/mips/mm/gup.c | 11 +-
> arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_64_mmu_hv.c | 4 +-
> arch/powerpc/kvm/e500_mmu.c | 2 +-
> arch/powerpc/mm/mmu_context_iommu.c | 4 +-
> arch/s390/kvm/interrupt.c | 2 +-
> arch/s390/mm/gup.c | 12 +-
> arch/sh/mm/gup.c | 11 +-
> arch/sparc/mm/gup.c | 9 +-
> arch/x86/kvm/paging_tmpl.h | 2 +-
> arch/x86/kvm/svm.c | 2 +-
> drivers/fpga/dfl-afu-dma-region.c | 2 +-
> drivers/gpu/drm/via/via_dmablit.c | 3 +-
> drivers/infiniband/core/umem.c | 5 +-
> drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/user_pages.c | 5 +-
> drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/mthca_memfree.c | 3 +-
> drivers/infiniband/hw/qib/qib_user_pages.c | 8 +-
> drivers/infiniband/hw/qib/qib_user_sdma.c | 2 +-
> drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/usnic_uiom.c | 9 +-
> drivers/media/v4l2-core/videobuf-dma-sg.c | 6 +-
> drivers/misc/genwqe/card_utils.c | 2 +-
> drivers/misc/vmw_vmci/vmci_host.c | 2 +-
> drivers/misc/vmw_vmci/vmci_queue_pair.c | 6 +-
> drivers/platform/goldfish/goldfish_pipe.c | 3 +-
> drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c | 4 +-
> drivers/sbus/char/oradax.c | 2 +-
> drivers/scsi/st.c | 3 +-
> drivers/staging/gasket/gasket_page_table.c | 4 +-
> drivers/tee/tee_shm.c | 2 +-
> drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_spapr_tce.c | 3 +-
> drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c | 3 +-
> drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 2 +-
> drivers/video/fbdev/pvr2fb.c | 2 +-
> drivers/virt/fsl_hypervisor.c | 2 +-
> drivers/xen/gntdev.c | 2 +-
> fs/orangefs/orangefs-bufmap.c | 2 +-
> include/linux/mm.h | 17 +-
> kernel/futex.c | 2 +-
> lib/iov_iter.c | 7 +-
> mm/gup.c | 220 ++++++++++++--------
> mm/gup_benchmark.c | 5 +-
> mm/util.c | 8 +-
> net/ceph/pagevec.c | 2 +-
> net/rds/info.c | 2 +-
> net/rds/rdma.c | 3 +-
> 44 files changed, 232 insertions(+), 180 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.20.1
>

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