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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/7] mm: Add write-protect and clean utilities for address space ranges
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On 9/13/19 11:32 AM, Thomas Hellström (VMware) wrote:
> From: Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom@vmware.com>
>
> Add two utilities to a) write-protect and b) clean all ptes pointing into
> a range of an address space.
> The utilities are intended to aid in tracking dirty pages (either
> driver-allocated system memory or pci device memory).
> The write-protect utility should be used in conjunction with
> page_mkwrite() and pfn_mkwrite() to trigger write page-faults on page
> accesses. Typically one would want to use this on sparse accesses into
> large memory regions. The clean utility should be used to utilize
> hardware dirtying functionality and avoid the overhead of page-faults,
> typically on large accesses into small memory regions.
>
> The added file "as_dirty_helpers.c" is initially listed as maintained by
> VMware under our DRM driver. If somebody would like it elsewhere,
> that's of course no problem.
>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@surriel.com>
> Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
> Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> Cc: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
> Cc: Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com>
> Cc: "Jérôme Glisse" <jglisse@redhat.com>
> Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom@vmware.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ralph Campbell <rcampbell@nvidia.com> #v1
> ---
> MAINTAINERS | 1 +
> include/linux/mm.h | 13 +-
> mm/Kconfig | 3 +
> mm/Makefile | 1 +
> mm/as_dirty_helpers.c | 392 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 5 files changed, 409 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> create mode 100644 mm/as_dirty_helpers.c
>
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index c2d975da561f..b596c7cf4a85 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -5287,6 +5287,7 @@ T: git git://people.freedesktop.org/~thomash/linux
> S: Supported
> F: drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/
> F: include/uapi/drm/vmwgfx_drm.h
> +F: mm/as_dirty_helpers.c
>
> DRM DRIVERS
> M: David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
> diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> index 0334ca97c584..27ff341ecbdc 100644
> --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> @@ -2657,7 +2657,6 @@ typedef int (*pte_fn_t)(pte_t *pte, unsigned long addr, void *data);
> extern int apply_to_page_range(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long address,
> unsigned long size, pte_fn_t fn, void *data);
>
> -
> #ifdef CONFIG_PAGE_POISONING
> extern bool page_poisoning_enabled(void);
> extern void kernel_poison_pages(struct page *page, int numpages, int enable);
> @@ -2891,5 +2890,17 @@ void __init setup_nr_node_ids(void);
> static inline void setup_nr_node_ids(void) {}
> #endif
>
> +#ifdef CONFIG_AS_DIRTY_HELPERS
> +unsigned long apply_as_clean(struct address_space *mapping,
> + pgoff_t first_index, pgoff_t nr,
> + pgoff_t bitmap_pgoff,
> + unsigned long *bitmap,
> + pgoff_t *start,
> + pgoff_t *end);
> +
> +unsigned long apply_as_wrprotect(struct address_space *mapping,
> + pgoff_t first_index, pgoff_t nr);
> +#endif
> +
> #endif /* __KERNEL__ */
> #endif /* _LINUX_MM_H */
> diff --git a/mm/Kconfig b/mm/Kconfig
> index 56cec636a1fc..594350e9d78e 100644
> --- a/mm/Kconfig
> +++ b/mm/Kconfig
> @@ -736,4 +736,7 @@ config ARCH_HAS_PTE_SPECIAL
> config ARCH_HAS_HUGEPD
> bool
>
> +config AS_DIRTY_HELPERS
> + bool
> +
> endmenu
> diff --git a/mm/Makefile b/mm/Makefile
> index d0b295c3b764..4086f1eefbc6 100644
> --- a/mm/Makefile
> +++ b/mm/Makefile
> @@ -105,3 +105,4 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_PERCPU_STATS) += percpu-stats.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_ZONE_DEVICE) += memremap.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_HMM_MIRROR) += hmm.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_MEMFD_CREATE) += memfd.o
> +obj-$(CONFIG_AS_DIRTY_HELPERS) += as_dirty_helpers.o
> diff --git a/mm/as_dirty_helpers.c b/mm/as_dirty_helpers.c
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..3be06fe8f1d2
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/mm/as_dirty_helpers.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,392 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +#include <linux/mm.h>
> +#include <linux/mm_types.h>
> +#include <linux/hugetlb.h>
> +#include <linux/bitops.h>
> +#include <linux/mmu_notifier.h>
> +#include <asm/cacheflush.h>
> +#include <asm/tlbflush.h>
> +
> +/**
> + * struct as_walk - Argument to as_pte_fn_t

Argument to struct as_walk_ops callbacks

> + * @vma: Pointer to the struct vmw_area_struct currently being walked.
> + *
> + * Embeddable argument to struct as__pte_fn_t

Here as well.


> + */
> +struct as_walk {
> + struct vm_area_struct *vma;
> +};
> +
> +/**
> + * struct as_walk_ops - Callbacks for entries of various page table levels.
> + * extend for additional level support.
> + */
> +struct as_walk_ops {
> + /**
> + * pte-entry: Callback for PTEs
> + * @pte: Pointer to the PTE.
> + * @addr: Virtual address.
> + * @asw: Struct as_walk argument for the walk. Embed for additional
> + * data.
> + */
> + void (*const pte_entry) (pte_t *pte, unsigned long addr,
> + struct as_walk *asw);
> +};

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