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SubjectRe: [PATCH][mm/memory.c]: transparent hugepage check condition missed
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2011/11/1 Guan Jun He <gjhe@suse.com>:
>
>
>>>> On 11/1/2011 at 09:18 AM, in message <1320110288.22361.190.camel@sli10-conroe>,
> Shaohua Li <shaohua.li@intel.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2011-10-31 at 16:23 +0800, Guanjun He wrote:
>>> For the transparent hugepage module still does not support
>>> tmpfs and cache,the check condition should always be checked
>>> to make sure that it only affect the anonymous maps, the
>>> original check condition missed this, this patch is to fix this.
>>> Otherwise,the hugepage may affect the file-backed maps,
>>> then the cache for the small-size pages will be unuseful,
>>> and till now there is still no implementation for hugepage's cache.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Guanjun He <gjhe@suse.com>
>>> ---
>>>  mm/memory.c |    3 ++-
>>>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
>>> index a56e3ba..79b85fe 100644
>>> --- a/mm/memory.c
>>> +++ b/mm/memory.c
>>> @@ -3475,7 +3475,8 @@ int handle_mm_fault(struct mm_struct *mm, struct
>> vm_area_struct *vma,
>>>              if (pmd_trans_huge(orig_pmd)) {
>>>                      if (flags & FAULT_FLAG_WRITE &&
>>>                          !pmd_write(orig_pmd) &&
>>> -                        !pmd_trans_splitting(orig_pmd))
>>> +                        !pmd_trans_splitting(orig_pmd) &&
>>> +                        !vma->vm_ops)
>>>                              return do_huge_pmd_wp_page(mm, vma, address,
>>>                                                         pmd, orig_pmd);
>>>                      return 0;
>> so if vma->vm_ops != NULL, how could the pmd_trans_huge(orig_pmd) be
>> true? We never enable THP if vma->vm_ops != NULL.
> acturally, pmd_trans_huge(orig_pmd) only checks the _PAGE_PSE bits,
> it's only a pagesize, not a flag to identity a hugepage.
> If I change my default pagesize to PAGE_PSE,
Not sure what pagesize means here, assume pmd entry bits.
how could you make the default 'pagesize' to PAGE_PSE?
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