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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] fs/aio.c: use get_user_pages_non_movable() to pin ring pages when support memory hotremove
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Lin Feng <linfeng@cn.fujitsu.com> writes:

> This patch gets around the aio ring pages can't be migrated bug caused by
> get_user_pages() via using the new function. It only works as configed with
> CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE, otherwise it uses the old version of get_user_pages().
>
> Cc: Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@kvack.org>
> Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Reviewed-by: Tang Chen <tangchen@cn.fujitsu.com>
> Reviewed-by: Gu Zheng <guz.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com>
> Signed-off-by: Lin Feng <linfeng@cn.fujitsu.com>
> ---
> fs/aio.c | 6 ++++++
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/fs/aio.c b/fs/aio.c
> index 71f613c..0e9b30a 100644
> --- a/fs/aio.c
> +++ b/fs/aio.c
> @@ -138,9 +138,15 @@ static int aio_setup_ring(struct kioctx *ctx)
> }
>
> dprintk("mmap address: 0x%08lx\n", info->mmap_base);
> +#ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE
> + info->nr_pages = get_user_pages_non_movable(current, ctx->mm,
> + info->mmap_base, nr_pages,
> + 1, 0, info->ring_pages, NULL);
> +#else
> info->nr_pages = get_user_pages(current, ctx->mm,
> info->mmap_base, nr_pages,
> 1, 0, info->ring_pages, NULL);
> +#endif

Can't you hide this in your 1/1 patch, by providing this function as
just a static inline wrapper around get_user_pages when
CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE is not enabled?

Cheers,
Jeff


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