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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/10] xen: Make all reserved pages for the balloon be INVALID_P2M_ENTRY.
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 02:19:40PM -0800, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On 12/21/2010 01:37 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > This patch prepares ourselves for the case where void entries in the P2M
> > tree structure do not necessarily imply that the pages are missing.
> > With this, we diligently set regions that will be used by the
> > balloon driver to be INVALID_P2M_ENTRY and under the ownership
> > of the balloon driver.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
> > ---
> > arch/x86/xen/setup.c | 8 ++++++++
> > drivers/xen/balloon.c | 1 +
> > 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/setup.c b/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
> > index b5a7f92..d984d36 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
> > @@ -52,6 +52,8 @@ phys_addr_t xen_extra_mem_start, xen_extra_mem_size;
> >
> > static __init void xen_add_extra_mem(unsigned long pages)
> > {
> > + unsigned long pfn;
> > +
> > u64 size = (u64)pages * PAGE_SIZE;
> > u64 extra_start = xen_extra_mem_start + xen_extra_mem_size;
> >
> > @@ -66,6 +68,11 @@ static __init void xen_add_extra_mem(unsigned long pages)
> > xen_extra_mem_size += size;
> >
> > xen_max_p2m_pfn = PFN_DOWN(extra_start + size);
> > +
> > + for (pfn = PFN_DOWN(extra_start); pfn <= xen_max_p2m_pfn; pfn++) {
> > + BUG_ON(!set_phys_to_machine(pfn, INVALID_P2M_ENTRY));
>
> Use __set_phys_to_machine where you don't expect (or can't allow) any
> allocation.

Are you OK with me moving then this check:

if (unlikely(xen_feature(XENFEAT_auto_translated_physmap))) {
BUG_ON(pfn != mfn && mfn != INVALID_P2M_ENTRY);
return true;
}
from set_phys_to_machine to __set_phys_to_machine?
>
> Also, I'm not a fan of hiding real side-effectful code in a BUG_ON
> predicate.

Ok. Will expunge these.


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