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SubjectRe: VM subsystem bug in 2.4.0 ?
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Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com> writes:

> On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> >
> > But again, how do you clear the bit? Locking is a per-vma property,
> > not per-page. I can mmap a file twice and mlock just one of the
> > mappings. If you get a munlock(), how are you to know how many other
> > locked mappings still exist?
>
> Note that this would be solved very cleanly if the SHM code would use the
> "VM_LOCKED" flag, and actually lock the pages in the VM, instead of trying
> to lock them down for writepage().

here comes the patch. (lightly tested)

Greetings
Christoph


diff -uNr 2.4.0/include/linux/shmem_fs.h c/include/linux/shmem_fs.h
--- 2.4.0/include/linux/shmem_fs.h Tue Jan 2 21:58:11 2001
+++ c/include/linux/shmem_fs.h Tue Jan 9 22:01:48 2001
@@ -22,7 +22,6 @@
swp_entry_t i_direct[SHMEM_NR_DIRECT]; /* for the first blocks */
swp_entry_t **i_indirect; /* doubly indirect blocks */
unsigned long swapped;
- int locked; /* into memory */
struct list_head list;
};

diff -uNr 2.4.0/ipc/shm.c c/ipc/shm.c
--- 2.4.0/ipc/shm.c Tue Jan 2 21:58:11 2001
+++ c/ipc/shm.c Tue Jan 9 22:39:18 2001
@@ -91,9 +91,10 @@
return ipc_addid(&shm_ids, &shp->shm_perm, shm_ctlmni+1);
}

-
-
-static inline void shm_inc (int id) {
+/* This is called by fork, once for every shm attach. */
+static void shm_open (struct vm_area_struct *shmd)
+{
+ int id = shmd->vm_file->f_dentry->d_inode->i_ino;
struct shmid_kernel *shp;

if(!(shp = shm_lock(id)))
@@ -104,12 +105,6 @@
shm_unlock(id);
}

-/* This is called by fork, once for every shm attach. */
-static void shm_open (struct vm_area_struct *shmd)
-{
- shm_inc (shmd->vm_file->f_dentry->d_inode->i_ino);
-}
-
/*
* shm_destroy - free the struct shmid_kernel
*
@@ -154,9 +149,20 @@

static int shm_mmap(struct file * file, struct vm_area_struct * vma)
{
- UPDATE_ATIME(file->f_dentry->d_inode);
+ struct shmid_kernel *shp;
+ struct inode * inode = file->f_dentry->d_inode;
+
+ UPDATE_ATIME(inode);
vma->vm_ops = &shm_vm_ops;
- shm_inc(file->f_dentry->d_inode->i_ino);
+
+ if(!(shp = shm_lock(inode->i_ino)))
+ BUG();
+ shp->shm_atim = CURRENT_TIME;
+ shp->shm_lprid = current->pid;
+ shp->shm_nattch++;
+ if (shp->shm_flags & SHM_LOCKED)
+ vma->vm_flags |= VM_LOCKED;
+ shm_unlock(inode->i_ino);
return 0;
}

@@ -365,6 +371,29 @@
}
}

+static void shm_lockseg (struct shmid_kernel * shp, int cmd)
+{
+ struct address_space *mapping = shp->shm_file->f_dentry->d_inode->i_mapping;
+ struct vm_area_struct *mpnt;
+
+ spin_lock(&mapping->i_shared_lock);
+ if(cmd==SHM_LOCK) {
+ shp->shm_flags |= SHM_LOCKED;
+ for (mpnt = mapping->i_mmap; mpnt; mpnt = mpnt->vm_next_share)
+ mpnt->vm_flags |= VM_LOCKED;
+ for (mpnt = mapping->i_mmap_shared; mpnt; mpnt = mpnt->vm_next_share)
+ mpnt->vm_flags |= VM_LOCKED;
+ } else {
+ shp->shm_flags &= ~SHM_LOCKED;
+ for (mpnt = mapping->i_mmap; mpnt; mpnt = mpnt->vm_next_share)
+ mpnt->vm_flags &= ~VM_LOCKED;
+ for (mpnt = mapping->i_mmap_shared; mpnt; mpnt = mpnt->vm_next_share)
+ mpnt->vm_flags &= ~VM_LOCKED;
+ }
+ spin_unlock(&mapping->i_shared_lock);
+
+}
+
asmlinkage long sys_shmctl (int shmid, int cmd, struct shmid_ds *buf)
{
struct shm_setbuf setbuf;
@@ -466,13 +495,7 @@
err = shm_checkid(shp,shmid);
if(err)
goto out_unlock;
- if(cmd==SHM_LOCK) {
- shp->shm_file->f_dentry->d_inode->u.shmem_i.locked = 1;
- shp->shm_flags |= SHM_LOCKED;
- } else {
- shp->shm_file->f_dentry->d_inode->u.shmem_i.locked = 0;
- shp->shm_flags &= ~SHM_LOCKED;
- }
+ shm_lockseg(shp, cmd);
shm_unlock(shmid);
return err;
}
diff -uNr 2.4.0/mm/shmem.c c/mm/shmem.c
--- 2.4.0/mm/shmem.c Tue Jan 2 21:58:11 2001
+++ c/mm/shmem.c Tue Jan 9 22:02:18 2001
@@ -201,8 +201,6 @@
swp_entry_t *entry, swap;

info = &page->mapping->host->u.shmem_i;
- if (info->locked)
- return 1;
swap = __get_swap_page(2);
if (!swap.val)
return 1;
-
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