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Subject[PATCH 1/2] Drivers: base: memory: Export functionality for "in kernel" onlining of memory
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The current machinery for hot-adding memory requires having user
level to bring the memory segments online. Export the necessary functionality
to bring the memory segment online without involving user space code.

Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>
---
drivers/base/memory.c | 35 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
include/linux/memory.h | 5 +++++
2 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/base/memory.c b/drivers/base/memory.c
index 2b7813e..a7140b3 100644
--- a/drivers/base/memory.c
+++ b/drivers/base/memory.c
@@ -541,6 +541,41 @@ struct memory_block *find_memory_block(struct mem_section *section)
return find_memory_block_hinted(section, NULL);
}

+/*
+ * Given the start pfn of a memory block; bring the memory
+ * block online. This API would be useful for drivers that may
+ * want to bring "online" the memory that has been hot-added.
+ */
+
+int online_memory_block(unsigned long start_pfn)
+{
+ struct mem_section *cur_section;
+ struct memory_block *cur_memory_block;
+ int ret_val = -EINVAL;
+
+ cur_section = __pfn_to_section(start_pfn);
+
+ if (!valid_section(cur_section))
+ return ret_val;
+
+ mutex_lock(&mem_sysfs_mutex);
+ cur_memory_block = find_memory_block(cur_section);
+
+ if (!cur_memory_block) {
+ mutex_unlock(&mem_sysfs_mutex);
+ return ret_val;
+ }
+
+ lock_device_hotplug();
+ ret_val = memory_block_change_state(cur_memory_block, MEM_ONLINE,
+ MEM_OFFLINE, ONLINE_KEEP);
+ unlock_device_hotplug();
+ mutex_unlock(&mem_sysfs_mutex);
+
+ return ret_val;
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(online_memory_block);
+
static struct attribute *memory_memblk_attrs[] = {
&dev_attr_phys_index.attr,
&dev_attr_end_phys_index.attr,
diff --git a/include/linux/memory.h b/include/linux/memory.h
index 85c31a8..7d0d2a6 100644
--- a/include/linux/memory.h
+++ b/include/linux/memory.h
@@ -109,12 +109,17 @@ static inline int memory_isolate_notify(unsigned long val, void *v)
{
return 0;
}
+static inline int online_memory_block(unsigned long start_pfn)
+{
+ return 0;
+}
#else
extern int register_memory_notifier(struct notifier_block *nb);
extern void unregister_memory_notifier(struct notifier_block *nb);
extern int register_memory_isolate_notifier(struct notifier_block *nb);
extern void unregister_memory_isolate_notifier(struct notifier_block *nb);
extern int register_new_memory(int, struct mem_section *);
+extern int online_memory_block(unsigned long start_pfn);
#ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE
extern int unregister_memory_section(struct mem_section *);
#endif
--
1.7.4.1


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