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Subject[062/116] tty: Take a 256 byte padding into account when buffering below sub-page units
2.6.32-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

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From: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>

commit 352fa6ad16b89f8ffd1a93b4419b1a8f2259feab upstream.

The TTY layer takes some care to ensure that only sub-page allocations
are made with interrupts disabled. It does this by setting a goal of
"TTY_BUFFER_PAGE" to allocate. Unfortunately, while TTY_BUFFER_PAGE takes the
size of tty_buffer into account, it fails to account that tty_buffer_find()
rounds the buffer size out to the next 256 byte boundary before adding on
the size of the tty_buffer.

This patch adjusts the TTY_BUFFER_PAGE calculation to take into account the
size of the tty_buffer and the padding. Once applied, tty_buffer_alloc()
should not require high-order allocations.

Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

---
include/linux/tty.h | 9 +++++----
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
--- a/include/linux/tty.h
+++ b/include/linux/tty.h
@@ -70,12 +70,13 @@ struct tty_buffer {

/*
* We default to dicing tty buffer allocations to this many characters
- * in order to avoid multiple page allocations. We assume tty_buffer itself
- * is under 256 bytes. See tty_buffer_find for the allocation logic this
- * must match
+ * in order to avoid multiple page allocations. We know the size of
+ * tty_buffer itself but it must also be taken into account that the
+ * the buffer is 256 byte aligned. See tty_buffer_find for the allocation
+ * logic this must match
*/

-#define TTY_BUFFER_PAGE ((PAGE_SIZE - 256) / 2)
+#define TTY_BUFFER_PAGE (((PAGE_SIZE - sizeof(struct tty_buffer)) / 2) & ~0xFF)


struct tty_bufhead {



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