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Subject[PATCH 07/10] mm: numa: Do not trap faults on the huge zero page
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Faults on the huge zero page are pointless and there is a BUG_ON
to catch them during fault time. This patch reintroduces a check
that avoids marking the zero page PAGE_NONE.

Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
---
include/linux/huge_mm.h | 3 ++-
mm/huge_memory.c | 13 ++++++++++++-
mm/memory.c | 1 -
mm/mprotect.c | 15 ++++++++++++++-
4 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/huge_mm.h b/include/linux/huge_mm.h
index 554bbe3..ad9051b 100644
--- a/include/linux/huge_mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/huge_mm.h
@@ -31,7 +31,8 @@ extern int move_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
unsigned long new_addr, unsigned long old_end,
pmd_t *old_pmd, pmd_t *new_pmd);
extern int change_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,
- unsigned long addr, pgprot_t newprot);
+ unsigned long addr, pgprot_t newprot,
+ int prot_numa);

enum transparent_hugepage_flag {
TRANSPARENT_HUGEPAGE_FLAG,
diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
index 5618e22..ad2a3ee 100644
--- a/mm/huge_memory.c
+++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
@@ -1502,7 +1502,7 @@ out:
* - HPAGE_PMD_NR is protections changed and TLB flush necessary
*/
int change_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,
- unsigned long addr, pgprot_t newprot)
+ unsigned long addr, pgprot_t newprot, int prot_numa)
{
struct mm_struct *mm = vma->vm_mm;
spinlock_t *ptl;
@@ -1510,6 +1510,17 @@ int change_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,

if (__pmd_trans_huge_lock(pmd, vma, &ptl) == 1) {
pmd_t entry;
+
+ /*
+ * Avoid trapping faults against the zero page. The read-only
+ * data is likely to be read-cached on the local CPU and
+ * local/remote hits to the zero page are not interesting.
+ */
+ if (prot_numa && is_huge_zero_pmd(*pmd)) {
+ spin_unlock(ptl);
+ return 0;
+ }
+
ret = 1;
entry = pmdp_get_and_clear_notify(mm, addr, pmd);
entry = pmd_modify(entry, newprot);
diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
index 2100e0f..2ec07a9 100644
--- a/mm/memory.c
+++ b/mm/memory.c
@@ -3136,7 +3136,6 @@ static int do_numa_page(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
pte_unmap_unlock(ptep, ptl);
return 0;
}
- BUG_ON(is_zero_pfn(page_to_pfn(page)));

/*
* Avoid grouping on DSO/COW pages in specific and RO pages
diff --git a/mm/mprotect.c b/mm/mprotect.c
index dc65c0f..33dfafb 100644
--- a/mm/mprotect.c
+++ b/mm/mprotect.c
@@ -75,6 +75,19 @@ static unsigned long change_pte_range(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,
oldpte = *pte;
if (pte_present(oldpte)) {
pte_t ptent;
+
+ /*
+ * Avoid trapping faults against the zero or KSM
+ * pages. See similar comment in change_huge_pmd.
+ */
+ if (prot_numa) {
+ struct page *page;
+
+ page = vm_normal_page(vma, addr, oldpte);
+ if (!page || PageKsm(page))
+ continue;
+ }
+
ptent = ptep_modify_prot_start(mm, addr, pte);
ptent = pte_modify(ptent, newprot);

@@ -141,7 +154,7 @@ static inline unsigned long change_pmd_range(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
split_huge_page_pmd(vma, addr, pmd);
else {
int nr_ptes = change_huge_pmd(vma, pmd, addr,
- newprot);
+ newprot, prot_numa);

if (nr_ptes) {
if (nr_ptes == HPAGE_PMD_NR) {
--
2.1.2


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