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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 7/8] mm/mmu_notifier: pass down vma and reasons why mmu notifier is happening v2
On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 04:41:57PM -0700, Ira Weiny wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 12:47:46PM -0400, Jerome Glisse wrote:
> > From: Jérôme Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com>
> >
> > CPU page table update can happens for many reasons, not only as a result
> > of a syscall (munmap(), mprotect(), mremap(), madvise(), ...) but also
> > as a result of kernel activities (memory compression, reclaim, migration,
> > ...).
> >
> > Users of mmu notifier API track changes to the CPU page table and take
> > specific action for them. While current API only provide range of virtual
> > address affected by the change, not why the changes is happening
> >
> > This patch is just passing down the new informations by adding it to the
> > mmu_notifier_range structure.
> >
> > Changes since v1:
> > - Initialize flags field from mmu_notifier_range_init() arguments
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jérôme Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> > Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
> > Cc: Christian König <christian.koenig@amd.com>
> > Cc: Joonas Lahtinen <joonas.lahtinen@linux.intel.com>
> > Cc: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@linux.intel.com>
> > Cc: Rodrigo Vivi <rodrigo.vivi@intel.com>
> > Cc: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
> > Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Peter Xu <peterx@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Felix Kuehling <Felix.Kuehling@amd.com>
> > Cc: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@mellanox.com>
> > Cc: Ross Zwisler <zwisler@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
> > Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
> > Cc: Christian Koenig <christian.koenig@amd.com>
> > Cc: Ralph Campbell <rcampbell@nvidia.com>
> > Cc: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
> > Cc: kvm@vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> > Cc: linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> > ---
> > include/linux/mmu_notifier.h | 6 +++++-
> > 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/mmu_notifier.h b/include/linux/mmu_notifier.h
> > index 62f94cd85455..0379956fff23 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/mmu_notifier.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/mmu_notifier.h
> > @@ -58,10 +58,12 @@ struct mmu_notifier_mm {
> > #define MMU_NOTIFIER_RANGE_BLOCKABLE (1 << 0)
> >
> > struct mmu_notifier_range {
> > + struct vm_area_struct *vma;
> > struct mm_struct *mm;
> > unsigned long start;
> > unsigned long end;
> > unsigned flags;
> > + enum mmu_notifier_event event;
> > };
> >
> > struct mmu_notifier_ops {
> > @@ -363,10 +365,12 @@ static inline void mmu_notifier_range_init(struct mmu_notifier_range *range,
> > unsigned long start,
> > unsigned long end)
> > {
> > + range->vma = vma;
> > + range->event = event;
> > range->mm = mm;
> > range->start = start;
> > range->end = end;
> > - range->flags = 0;
> > + range->flags = flags;
>
> Which of the "user patch sets" uses the new flags?
>
> I'm not seeing that user yet. In general I don't see anything wrong with the
> series and I like the idea of telling drivers why the invalidate has fired.
>
> But is the flags a future feature?

It seems that it is used in HMM ODP patch.
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10894281/

Thanks

>
> For the series:
>
> Reviewed-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
>
> Ira
>
> > }
> >
> > #define ptep_clear_flush_young_notify(__vma, __address, __ptep) \
> > --
> > 2.20.1
> >
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