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SubjectRe: [v4 PATCH 2/2] mm: swap: add comment for swap_vma_readahead
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On 1/2/19 11:41 PM, Huang, Ying wrote:
> Yang Shi <yang.shi@linux.alibaba.com> writes:
>
>> swap_vma_readahead()'s comment is missed, just add it.
>>
>> Cc: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
>> Cc: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@intel.com>
>> Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Yang Shi <yang.shi@linux.alibaba.com>
>> ---
>> mm/swap_state.c | 17 +++++++++++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/mm/swap_state.c b/mm/swap_state.c
>> index 78d500e..dd8f698 100644
>> --- a/mm/swap_state.c
>> +++ b/mm/swap_state.c
>> @@ -698,6 +698,23 @@ static void swap_ra_info(struct vm_fault *vmf,
>> pte_unmap(orig_pte);
>> }
>>
>> +/**
>> + * swap_vm_readahead - swap in pages in hope we need them soon
> s/swap_vm_readahead/swap_vma_readahead/
>
>> + * @entry: swap entry of this memory
>> + * @gfp_mask: memory allocation flags
>> + * @vmf: fault information
>> + *
>> + * Returns the struct page for entry and addr, after queueing swapin.
>> + *
>> + * Primitive swap readahead code. We simply read in a few pages whoes
>> + * virtual addresses are around the fault address in the same vma.
>> + *
>> + * This has been extended to use the NUMA policies from the mm triggering
>> + * the readahead.
> What is this? I know you copy it from swap_cluster_readahead(), but we
> have only one mm for vma readahead.

Aha, I see. Actually I was confused by this too, so just copied from
swap_cluster_readahead.

>
>> + * Caller must hold down_read on the vma->vm_mm if vmf->vma is not NULL.
> Better to make it explicit that your are talking about mmap_sem?

Sure.

Thanks,
Yang

>
> Best Regards,
> Huang, Ying
>
>> + *
>> + */
>> static struct page *swap_vma_readahead(swp_entry_t fentry, gfp_t gfp_mask,
>> struct vm_fault *vmf)
>> {

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