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Subject[RFC][PATCH v2 2/8] Introduce __page_check_address
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page_check_address() need to take ptelock. but it might be contended.
Then we need trylock version and this patch introduce new helper function.

it will be used latter patch.

Signed-off-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
Reviewed-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
---
mm/rmap.c | 62 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
1 files changed, 49 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
diff --git a/mm/rmap.c b/mm/rmap.c
index 278cd27..1b50425 100644
--- a/mm/rmap.c
+++ b/mm/rmap.c
@@ -268,44 +268,80 @@ unsigned long page_address_in_vma(struct page *page, struct vm_area_struct *vma)
* the page table lock when the pte is not present (helpful when reclaiming
* highly shared pages).
*
- * On success returns with pte mapped and locked.
+ * if @noblock is true, page_check_address may return -EAGAIN if lock is
+ * contended.
+ *
+ * Returns valid pte pointer if success.
+ * Returns -EFAULT if address seems invalid.
+ * Returns -EAGAIN if trylock failed.
*/
-pte_t *page_check_address(struct page *page, struct mm_struct *mm,
- unsigned long address, spinlock_t **ptlp, int sync)
+static pte_t *__page_check_address(struct page *page, struct mm_struct *mm,
+ unsigned long address, spinlock_t **ptlp,
+ int sync, int noblock)
{
pgd_t *pgd;
pud_t *pud;
pmd_t *pmd;
pte_t *pte;
spinlock_t *ptl;
+ int err = -EFAULT;

pgd = pgd_offset(mm, address);
if (!pgd_present(*pgd))
- return NULL;
+ goto out;

pud = pud_offset(pgd, address);
if (!pud_present(*pud))
- return NULL;
+ goto out;

pmd = pmd_offset(pud, address);
if (!pmd_present(*pmd))
- return NULL;
+ goto out;

pte = pte_offset_map(pmd, address);
/* Make a quick check before getting the lock */
- if (!sync && !pte_present(*pte)) {
- pte_unmap(pte);
- return NULL;
- }
+ if (!sync && !pte_present(*pte))
+ goto out_unmap;

ptl = pte_lockptr(mm, pmd);
- spin_lock(ptl);
+ if (noblock) {
+ if (!spin_trylock(ptl)) {
+ err = -EAGAIN;
+ goto out_unmap;
+ }
+ } else
+ spin_lock(ptl);
+
if (pte_present(*pte) && page_to_pfn(page) == pte_pfn(*pte)) {
*ptlp = ptl;
return pte;
}
- pte_unmap_unlock(pte, ptl);
- return NULL;
+
+ spin_unlock(ptl);
+ out_unmap:
+ pte_unmap(pte);
+ out:
+ return ERR_PTR(err);
+}
+
+/*
+ * Check that @page is mapped at @address into @mm.
+ *
+ * If @sync is false, page_check_address may perform a racy check to avoid
+ * the page table lock when the pte is not present (helpful when reclaiming
+ * highly shared pages).
+ *
+ * On success returns with pte mapped and locked.
+ */
+pte_t *page_check_address(struct page *page, struct mm_struct *mm,
+ unsigned long address, spinlock_t **ptlp, int sync)
+{
+ pte_t *pte;
+
+ pte = __page_check_address(page, mm, address, ptlp, sync, 0);
+ if (IS_ERR(pte))
+ return NULL;
+ return pte;
}

/**
--
1.6.5.2




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