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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 01/24] x86/mm: Define CONFIG_SPF
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On 15/01/2018 18:49, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Jan 2018, Laurent Dufour wrote:
>> On 12/01/2018 19:57, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>>> On Fri, 12 Jan 2018, Laurent Dufour wrote:
>>>
>>>> Introduce CONFIG_SPF which turns on the Speculative Page Fault handler when
>>>> building for 64bits with SMP.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>>> ---
>>>> arch/x86/Kconfig | 4 ++++
>>>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
>>>> index a317d5594b6a..d74353b85aaf 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
>>>> +++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
>>>> @@ -2882,6 +2882,10 @@ config X86_DMA_REMAP
>>>> config HAVE_GENERIC_GUP
>>>> def_bool y
>>>>
>>>> +config SPF
>>>> + def_bool y
>>>> + depends on X86_64 && SMP
>>>
>>> Can you please put that into a generic place as
>>>
>>> config SPF
>>> bool
>>>
>>> and let the architectures select it.
>>
>> I'll change that to let the architectures (x86 and ppc64 currently)
>> selecting it, but the definition will remain in the arch/xxx/Kconfig file
>> since it depends on the architecture support in the page fault handler.
>
> Errm. No.
>
> config SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT
> bool
>
> goes into a generic config file, e.g. mm/Kconfig
>
> Each architecture which implements support does:
>
> select SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT
>
> in arch/xxx/Kconfig

Oh ok, I think I got it this time ;)

Will do this way, this will be smarter.

Thanks a lot,
Laurent.

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