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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] um/kernel/trap.c: Port OOM changes to handle_page_fault
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hi,

There is a small defect in this patch.
I am sending a v2to this patch.

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 9:45 AM, Kautuk Consul <consul.kautuk@gmail.com> wrote:
> Commit d065bd810b6deb67d4897a14bfe21f8eb526ba99
> (mm: retry page fault when blocking on disk transfer) and
> commit 37b23e0525d393d48a7d59f870b3bc061a30ccdb
> (x86,mm: make pagefault killable)
>
> The above commits introduced changes into the x86 pagefault handler
> for making the page fault handler retryable as well as killable.
>
> These changes reduce the mmap_sem hold time, which is crucial
> during OOM killer invocation.
>
> Port these changes to um.
>
> Signed-off-by: Kautuk Consul <consul.kautuk@gmail.com>
> ---
>  arch/um/kernel/trap.c |   24 +++++++++++++++++++-----
>  1 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/um/kernel/trap.c b/arch/um/kernel/trap.c
> index dafc947..76adb61 100644
> --- a/arch/um/kernel/trap.c
> +++ b/arch/um/kernel/trap.c
> @@ -30,6 +30,8 @@ int handle_page_fault(unsigned long address, unsigned long ip,
>        pmd_t *pmd;
>        pte_t *pte;
>        int err = -EFAULT;
> +       unsigned int flags = FAULT_FLAG_ALLOW_RETRY | FAULT_FLAG_KILLABLE |
> +                                (is_write ? FAULT_FLAG_WRITE : 0);
>
>        *code_out = SEGV_MAPERR;
>
> @@ -40,6 +42,7 @@ int handle_page_fault(unsigned long address, unsigned long ip,
>        if (in_atomic())
>                goto out_nosemaphore;
>
> +retry:
>        down_read(&mm->mmap_sem);
>        vma = find_vma(mm, address);
>        if (!vma)
> @@ -65,7 +68,11 @@ good_area:
>        do {
>                int fault;
>
> -               fault = handle_mm_fault(mm, vma, address, is_write ? FAULT_FLAG_WRITE : 0);
> +               fault = handle_mm_fault(mm, vma, address, flags);
> +
> +               if ((fault & VM_FAULT_RETRY) && fatal_signal_pending(current))
> +                       goto out;

The out: label will do an up_read which is not required here.
So, in v2 of this patch I am now doing a goto out_nosmaphore.

> +
>                if (unlikely(fault & VM_FAULT_ERROR)) {
>                        if (fault & VM_FAULT_OOM) {
>                                goto out_of_memory;
> @@ -75,10 +82,17 @@ good_area:
>                        }
>                        BUG();
>                }
> -               if (fault & VM_FAULT_MAJOR)
> -                       current->maj_flt++;
> -               else
> -                       current->min_flt++;
> +               if (flags & FAULT_FLAG_ALLOW_RETRY) {
> +                       if (fault & VM_FAULT_MAJOR)
> +                               current->maj_flt++;
> +                       else
> +                               current->min_flt++;
> +                       if (fault & VM_FAULT_RETRY) {
> +                               flags &= ~FAULT_FLAG_ALLOW_RETRY;
> +
> +                               goto retry;
> +                       }
> +               }
>
>                pgd = pgd_offset(mm, address);
>                pud = pud_offset(pgd, address);
> --
> 1.7.5.4
>
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