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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/16] HWPOISON: Add page flag for poisoned pages
On Fri, 29 May 2009 23:35:26 +0200 (CEST)
Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> wrote:

>
> Hardware poisoned pages need special handling in the VM and shouldn't be
> touched again. This requires a new page flag. Define it here.
>
> The page flags wars seem to be over, so it shouldn't be a problem
> to get a new one.
>
> v2: Add TestSetHWPoison (suggested by Johannes Weiner)
>
> Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>
> ---
> include/linux/page-flags.h | 17 ++++++++++++++++-
> 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> Index: linux/include/linux/page-flags.h
> ===================================================================
> --- linux.orig/include/linux/page-flags.h 2009-05-29 23:32:10.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux/include/linux/page-flags.h 2009-05-29 23:32:10.000000000 +0200
> @@ -51,6 +51,9 @@
> * PG_buddy is set to indicate that the page is free and in the buddy system
> * (see mm/page_alloc.c).
> *
> + * PG_hwpoison indicates that a page got corrupted in hardware and contains
> + * data with incorrect ECC bits that triggered a machine check. Accessing is
> + * not safe since it may cause another machine check. Don't touch!
> */
>
> /*
> @@ -104,6 +107,9 @@
> #ifdef CONFIG_IA64_UNCACHED_ALLOCATOR
> PG_uncached, /* Page has been mapped as uncached */
> #endif
> +#ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_FAILURE
> + PG_hwpoison, /* hardware poisoned page. Don't touch */
> +#endif
> __NR_PAGEFLAGS,
>
> /* Filesystems */
> @@ -273,6 +279,15 @@
> PAGEFLAG_FALSE(Uncached)
> #endif
>
> +#ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_FAILURE
> +PAGEFLAG(HWPoison, hwpoison)
> +TESTSETFLAG(HWPoison, hwpoison)
> +#define __PG_HWPOISON (1UL << PG_hwpoison)
> +#else
> +PAGEFLAG_FALSE(HWPoison)
> +#define __PG_HWPOISON 0
> +#endif
> +
> static inline int PageUptodate(struct page *page)
> {
> int ret = test_bit(PG_uptodate, &(page)->flags);
> @@ -403,7 +418,7 @@
> 1 << PG_private | 1 << PG_private_2 | \
> 1 << PG_buddy | 1 << PG_writeback | 1 << PG_reserved | \
> 1 << PG_slab | 1 << PG_swapcache | 1 << PG_active | \
> - __PG_UNEVICTABLE | __PG_MLOCKED)
> + __PG_HWPOISON | __PG_UNEVICTABLE | __PG_MLOCKED)
>
> /*
> * Flags checked when a page is prepped for return by the page allocator.
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