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SubjectRe: [PULL] vhost: infrastructure changes for 3.16
On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:42:34AM +0200, Romain Francoise wrote:
> "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com> writes:
>
> > Memory allocation for vhost-net now supports fallback on vmalloc (same
> > as for vhost-scsi) this makes it possible to create the device on
> > systems where memory is very fragmented, with slightly lower
> > performance.
>
> Thanks Michael, I'm glad to see that this change made its way into
> mainline after all! Would you be willing to take the following on top?
>
>
> From: Romain Francoise <romain@orebokech.com>
> Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:26:40 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] vhost-net: don't open-code kvfree
>
> Commit 23cc5a991c ("vhost-net: extend device allocation to vmalloc")
> added another open-coded version of kvfree (which is available since
> v3.15-rc5), nuke it.
>
> Signed-off-by: Romain Francoise <romain@orebokech.com>
> ---

Absolutely, I'll queue this up, thanks!

> drivers/vhost/net.c | 12 ++----------
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/net.c b/drivers/vhost/net.c
> index 971a760..8dae2f7 100644
> --- a/drivers/vhost/net.c
> +++ b/drivers/vhost/net.c
> @@ -700,14 +700,6 @@ static void handle_rx_net(struct vhost_work *work)
> handle_rx(net);
> }
>
> -static void vhost_net_free(void *addr)
> -{
> - if (is_vmalloc_addr(addr))
> - vfree(addr);
> - else
> - kfree(addr);
> -}
> -
> static int vhost_net_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *f)
> {
> struct vhost_net *n;
> @@ -723,7 +715,7 @@ static int vhost_net_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *f)
> }
> vqs = kmalloc(VHOST_NET_VQ_MAX * sizeof(*vqs), GFP_KERNEL);
> if (!vqs) {
> - vhost_net_free(n);
> + kvfree(n);
> return -ENOMEM;
> }
>
> @@ -840,7 +832,7 @@ static int vhost_net_release(struct inode *inode, struct file *f)
> * since jobs can re-queue themselves. */
> vhost_net_flush(n);
> kfree(n->dev.vqs);
> - vhost_net_free(n);
> + kvfree(n);
> return 0;
> }
>
> --
> 2.0.0


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