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SubjectRe: POWER: Unexpected fault when writing to brk-allocated memory
On Tue, Nov 07, 2017 at 07:15:58PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
>
> >
> > If it is decided to keep these kind of heuristics, can we get just a
> > small but reasonably precise description of each change to the
> > interface and ways for using the new functionality, such that would be
> > suitable for the man page? I couldn't fix powerpc because nothing
> > matches and even Aneesh and you differ on some details (MAP_FIXED
> > behaviour).
>
>
> I would consider MAP_FIXED as my mistake. We never discussed this explicitly
> and I kind of assumed it to behave the same way. ie, we search in lower
> address space (128TB) if the hint addr is below 128TB.
>
> IIUC we agree on the below.
>
> 1) MAP_FIXED allow the addr to be used, even if hint addr is below 128TB but
> hint_addr + len is > 128TB.
>
> 2) For everything else we search in < 128TB space if hint addr is below
> 128TB
>
> 3) We don't switch to large address space if hint_addr + len > 128TB. The
> decision to switch to large address space is primarily based on hint addr
>
> Is there any other rule we need to outline? Or is any of the above not
> correct?

That's correct.

--
Kirill A. Shutemov

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