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SubjectRe: [v3 9/9] s390: teach platforms not to zero struct pages memory
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Ah OK, I will include the change.

Thank you,
Pasha

On 05/15/2017 07:17 PM, Heiko Carstens wrote:
> Hello Pasha,
>
>> Thank you for looking at this patch. I am worried to make the proposed
>> change, because, as I understand in this case we allocate memory not for
>> "struct page"s but for table that hold them. So, we will change the behavior
>> from the current one, where this table is allocated zeroed, but now it won't
>> be zeroed.
>
> The page table, if needed, is allocated and populated a couple of lines
> above. See the vmem_pte_alloc() call. So my request to include the hunk
> below is still valid ;)
>
>>> If you add the hunk below then this is
>>>
>>> Acked-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
>>>
>>> diff --git a/arch/s390/mm/vmem.c b/arch/s390/mm/vmem.c
>>> index ffe9ba1aec8b..bf88a8b9c24d 100644
>>> --- a/arch/s390/mm/vmem.c
>>> +++ b/arch/s390/mm/vmem.c
>>> @@ -272,7 +272,7 @@ int __meminit vmemmap_populate(unsigned long start, unsigned long end, int node)
>>> if (pte_none(*pt_dir)) {
>>> void *new_page;
>>> - new_page = vmemmap_alloc_block(PAGE_SIZE, node, true);
>>> + new_page = vmemmap_alloc_block(PAGE_SIZE, node, VMEMMAP_ZERO);
>>> if (!new_page)
>>> goto out;
>>> pte_val(*pt_dir) = __pa(new_page) | pgt_prot;
>>>
>>
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