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SubjectRe: PATCH: Swap shared pages (was: How to read-protect a vm_area?)
On Tue, 24 Feb 1998 15:31:37 +0000 (GMT), Stephane Casset
<sept@renass3.u-strasbg.fr> said:
>> The patch below, against 2.1.88, adds a bunch of new functionality to
>> the swapper. The main changes are:

> I tried it but got the following message :
> ipc/ipc.o: In function `shm_swap_in':
> ipc/ipc.o(.text+0x37e4): undefined reference to `read_swap_page'
> ipc/ipc.o: In function `shm_swap':
> ipc/ipc.o(.text+0x3b57): undefined reference to `write_swap_page'
> make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1

The diff below includes a patch against ipc/shm.c was missing from my
first post, and another fix for spurious warnings about shared dirty
pages.

Cheers,
Stephen.
----------------------------------------------------------------
Index: ipc/shm.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /home/rcs/CVS/kswap3/linux/ipc/shm.c,v
retrieving revision 1.1
retrieving revision 1.2
diff -u -r1.1 -r1.2
--- shm.c 1998/02/24 08:50:30 1.1
+++ shm.c 1998/02/24 08:51:37 1.2
@@ -689,7 +689,7 @@
goto done;
}
if (!pte_none(pte)) {
- read_swap_page(pte_val(pte), (char *) page);
+ rw_swap_page_nocache(READ, pte_val(pte), (char *)page);
pte = __pte(shp->shm_pages[idx]);
if (pte_present(pte)) {
free_page (page); /* doesn't sleep */
@@ -820,7 +820,7 @@
if (atomic_read(&mem_map[MAP_NR(pte_page(page))].count) != 1)
goto check_table;
shp->shm_pages[idx] = swap_nr;
- write_swap_page (swap_nr, (char *) pte_page(page));
+ rw_swap_page_nocache (WRITE, swap_nr, (char *) pte_page(page));
free_page(pte_page(page));
swap_successes++;
shm_swp++;
Index: mm/page_io.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /home/rcs/CVS/kswap3/linux/mm/page_io.c,v
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -r1.4 page_io.c
--- page_io.c 1998/02/23 22:14:27 1.4
+++ page_io.c 1998/02/24 09:28:08
@@ -201,7 +201,9 @@
}
page->inode = &swapper_inode;
page->offset = entry;
+ atomic_inc(&page->count); /* Protect from shrink_mmap() */
rw_swap_page(rw, entry, buffer, 1);
+ atomic_dec(&page->count);
page->inode = 0;
clear_bit(PG_swap_cache, &page->flags);
}
Index: mm/vmscan.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /home/rcs/CVS/kswap3/linux/mm/vmscan.c,v
retrieving revision 1.5
diff -u -r1.5 vmscan.c
--- vmscan.c 1998/02/23 22:14:28 1.5
+++ vmscan.c 1998/02/24 09:22:47
@@ -108,18 +108,16 @@
*
* -- Stephen Tweedie 1998 */

- if (pte_write(pte)) {
- /*
- * We _will_ allow dirty cached mappings later on, once
- * MAP_SHARED|MAP_ANONYMOUS is working, but for now
- * catch this as a bug.
- */
- if (is_page_shared(page_map)) {
- printk ("VM: Found a shared writable dirty page!\n");
+ if (PageSwapCache(page_map)) {
+ if (pte_write(pte)) {
+ printk ("VM: Found a writable swap-cached page!\n");
return 0;
}
- if (PageSwapCache(page_map)) {
- printk ("VM: Found a writable swap-cached page!\n");
+ /* We _will_ allow dirty cached mappings later
+ * on, once MAP_SHARED|MAP_ANONYMOUS is working,
+ * but for now catch this as a bug. */
+ if (is_page_shared(page_map)) {
+ printk ("VM: Found a shared writable dirty page!\n");
return 0;
}
}
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