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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v2 15/19] mm/gup: Introduce vaddr_pin_pages()
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On 8/9/19 3:58 PM, ira.weiny@intel.com wrote:
> From: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
>
> The addition of FOLL_LONGTERM has taken on additional meaning for CMA
> pages.
>
> In addition subsystems such as RDMA require new information to be passed
> to the GUP interface to track file owning information. As such a simple
> FOLL_LONGTERM flag is no longer sufficient for these users to pin pages.
>
> Introduce a new GUP like call which takes the newly introduced vaddr_pin
> information. Failure to pass the vaddr_pin object back to a vaddr_put*
> call will result in a failure if pins were created on files during the
> pin operation.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
>

I'm creating a new call site conversion series, to replace the
"put_user_pages(): miscellaneous call sites" series. This uses
vaddr_pin_pages*() where appropriate. So it's based on your series here.

btw, while doing that, I noticed one more typo while re-reading some of the comments.
Thought you probably want to collect them all for the next spin. Below...

> ---
> Changes from list:
> Change to vaddr_put_pages_dirty_lock
> Change to vaddr_unpin_pages_dirty_lock
>
> include/linux/mm.h | 5 ++++
> mm/gup.c | 59 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 64 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> index 657c947bda49..90c5802866df 100644
> --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> @@ -1603,6 +1603,11 @@ int account_locked_vm(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long pages, bool inc);
> int __account_locked_vm(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long pages, bool inc,
> struct task_struct *task, bool bypass_rlim);
>
> +long vaddr_pin_pages(unsigned long addr, unsigned long nr_pages,
> + unsigned int gup_flags, struct page **pages,
> + struct vaddr_pin *vaddr_pin);
> +void vaddr_unpin_pages_dirty_lock(struct page **pages, unsigned long nr_pages,
> + struct vaddr_pin *vaddr_pin, bool make_dirty);
> bool mapping_inode_has_layout(struct vaddr_pin *vaddr_pin, struct page *page);
>
> /* Container for pinned pfns / pages */
> diff --git a/mm/gup.c b/mm/gup.c
> index eeaa0ddd08a6..6d23f70d7847 100644
> --- a/mm/gup.c
> +++ b/mm/gup.c
> @@ -2536,3 +2536,62 @@ int get_user_pages_fast(unsigned long start, int nr_pages,
> return ret;
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(get_user_pages_fast);
> +
> +/**
> + * vaddr_pin_pages pin pages by virtual address and return the pages to the
> + * user.
> + *
> + * @addr, start address
> + * @nr_pages, number of pages to pin
> + * @gup_flags, flags to use for the pin
> + * @pages, array of pages returned
> + * @vaddr_pin, initalized meta information this pin is to be associated

Typo:
initialized


thanks,
--
John Hubbard
NVIDIA

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