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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] mm: introduce memory type MEMORY_DEVICE_DEV_DAX
On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 8:30 AM, Zhang Yi <yi.z.zhang@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> Currently, NVDIMM pages will be marked 'PageReserved'. However, unlike
> other reserved PFNs, pages on NVDIMM shall still behave like normal ones
> in many cases, i.e. when used as backend memory of KVM guest. This patch
> introduces a new memory type, MEMORY_DEVICE_DEV_DAX. Together with the
> existing type MEMORY_DEVICE_FS_DAX, we can differentiate the pages on
> NVDIMM with the normal reserved pages.
>
> Signed-off-by: Zhang Yi <yi.z.zhang@linux.intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Zhang Yu <yu.c.zhang@linux.intel.com>
> ---
> drivers/dax/pmem.c | 1 +
> include/linux/memremap.h | 1 +
> 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/dax/pmem.c b/drivers/dax/pmem.c
> index fd49b24..fb3f363 100644
> --- a/drivers/dax/pmem.c
> +++ b/drivers/dax/pmem.c
> @@ -111,6 +111,7 @@ static int dax_pmem_probe(struct device *dev)
> return rc;
>
> dax_pmem->pgmap.ref = &dax_pmem->ref;
> + dax_pmem->pgmap.type = MEMORY_DEVICE_DEV_DAX;
> addr = devm_memremap_pages(dev, &dax_pmem->pgmap);
> if (IS_ERR(addr))
> return PTR_ERR(addr);
> diff --git a/include/linux/memremap.h b/include/linux/memremap.h
> index 5ebfff6..4127bf7 100644
> --- a/include/linux/memremap.h
> +++ b/include/linux/memremap.h
> @@ -58,6 +58,7 @@ enum memory_type {
> MEMORY_DEVICE_PRIVATE = 1,
> MEMORY_DEVICE_PUBLIC,
> MEMORY_DEVICE_FS_DAX,
> + MEMORY_DEVICE_DEV_DAX,

Please add documentation for this new type to the comment block about
this definition.

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