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Subject[PATCH] [9/26] x86_64: Fix vmalloc_32 to really allocate <4GB on 64bit platforms
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Ugly ifdef, but should handle all 64bit platforms that have suitable
zones. On some like Altix it's probably impossible without IOMMU
use to get memory <4GB this way, but they have to live with that.
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>

---
mm/vmalloc.c | 12 ++++++++++--
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
Index: linux/mm/vmalloc.c
===================================================================
--- linux.orig/mm/vmalloc.c
+++ linux/mm/vmalloc.c
@@ -577,6 +577,14 @@ void *vmalloc_exec(unsigned long size)
return __vmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_HIGHMEM, PAGE_KERNEL_EXEC);
}

+#if defined(CONFIG_64BIT) && defined(CONFIG_ZONE_DMA32)
+#define GFP_VMALLOC32 GFP_DMA32
+#elif defined(CONFIG_64BIT) && defined(CONFIG_ZONE_DMA)
+#define GFP_VMALLOC32 GFP_DMA
+#else
+#define GFP_VMALLOC32 GFP_KERNEL
+#endif
+
/**
* vmalloc_32 - allocate virtually contiguous memory (32bit addressable)
* @size: allocation size
@@ -586,7 +594,7 @@ void *vmalloc_exec(unsigned long size)
*/
void *vmalloc_32(unsigned long size)
{
- return __vmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL, PAGE_KERNEL);
+ return __vmalloc(size, GFP_VMALLOC32, PAGE_KERNEL);
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(vmalloc_32);

@@ -602,7 +610,7 @@ void *vmalloc_32_user(unsigned long size
struct vm_struct *area;
void *ret;

- ret = __vmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_ZERO, PAGE_KERNEL);
+ ret = __vmalloc(size, GFP_VMALLOC32 | __GFP_ZERO, PAGE_KERNEL);
if (ret) {
write_lock(&vmlist_lock);
area = __find_vm_area(ret);
-
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