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Subject[PATCH 50 of 66] mprotect: transparent huge page support
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From: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>

Natively handle huge pmds when changing page tables on behalf of
mprotect().

I left out update_mmu_cache() because we do not need it on x86 anyway
but more importantly the interface works on ptes, not pmds.

Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
---

diff --git a/include/linux/huge_mm.h b/include/linux/huge_mm.h
--- a/include/linux/huge_mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/huge_mm.h
@@ -22,6 +22,8 @@ extern int zap_huge_pmd(struct mmu_gathe
extern int mincore_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,
unsigned long addr, unsigned long end,
unsigned char *vec);
+extern int change_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,
+ unsigned long addr, pgprot_t newprot);

enum transparent_hugepage_flag {
TRANSPARENT_HUGEPAGE_FLAG,
diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
--- a/mm/huge_memory.c
+++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
@@ -944,6 +944,33 @@ int mincore_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_stru
return ret;
}

+int change_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,
+ unsigned long addr, pgprot_t newprot)
+{
+ struct mm_struct *mm = vma->vm_mm;
+ int ret = 0;
+
+ spin_lock(&mm->page_table_lock);
+ if (likely(pmd_trans_huge(*pmd))) {
+ if (unlikely(pmd_trans_splitting(*pmd))) {
+ spin_unlock(&mm->page_table_lock);
+ wait_split_huge_page(vma->anon_vma, pmd);
+ } else {
+ pmd_t entry;
+
+ entry = pmdp_get_and_clear(mm, addr, pmd);
+ entry = pmd_modify(entry, newprot);
+ set_pmd_at(mm, addr, pmd, entry);
+ spin_unlock(&vma->vm_mm->page_table_lock);
+ flush_tlb_range(vma, addr, addr + HPAGE_PMD_SIZE);
+ ret = 1;
+ }
+ } else
+ spin_unlock(&vma->vm_mm->page_table_lock);
+
+ return ret;
+}
+
pmd_t *page_check_address_pmd(struct page *page,
struct mm_struct *mm,
unsigned long address,
diff --git a/mm/mprotect.c b/mm/mprotect.c
--- a/mm/mprotect.c
+++ b/mm/mprotect.c
@@ -88,7 +88,13 @@ static inline void change_pmd_range(stru
pmd = pmd_offset(pud, addr);
do {
next = pmd_addr_end(addr, end);
- split_huge_page_pmd(vma->vm_mm, pmd);
+ if (pmd_trans_huge(*pmd)) {
+ if (next - addr != HPAGE_PMD_SIZE)
+ split_huge_page_pmd(vma->vm_mm, pmd);
+ else if (change_huge_pmd(vma, pmd, addr, newprot))
+ continue;
+ /* fall through */
+ }
if (pmd_none_or_clear_bad(pmd))
continue;
change_pte_range(vma->vm_mm, pmd, addr, next, newprot,

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