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SubjectRE: [PATCH 7/6] Documentation/infiniband: update from locked to pinned_vm
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Davidlohr Bueso [mailto:dave@stgolabs.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2019 5:32 PM
> To: jgg@ziepe.ca; akpm@linux-foundation.org
> Cc: dledford@redhat.com; jgg@mellanox.com; jack@suse.cz;
> willy@infradead.org; Weiny, Ira <ira.weiny@intel.com>; linux-
> rdma@vger.kernel.org; linux-mm@kvack.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: [PATCH 7/6] Documentation/infiniband: update from locked to
> pinned_vm
>
> We are really talking about pinned_vm here.
>
> Signed-off-by: Davidlohr Bueso <dbueso@suse.de>

Reviewed-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>

> ---
> Documentation/infiniband/user_verbs.txt | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/infiniband/user_verbs.txt
> b/Documentation/infiniband/user_verbs.txt
> index df049b9f5b6e..47ebf2f80b2b 100644
> --- a/Documentation/infiniband/user_verbs.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/infiniband/user_verbs.txt
> @@ -46,11 +46,11 @@ Memory pinning
> I/O targets be kept resident at the same physical address. The
> ib_uverbs module manages pinning and unpinning memory regions via
> get_user_pages() and put_page() calls. It also accounts for the
> - amount of memory pinned in the process's locked_vm, and checks that
> + amount of memory pinned in the process's pinned_vm, and checks that
> unprivileged processes do not exceed their RLIMIT_MEMLOCK limit.
>
> Pages that are pinned multiple times are counted each time they are
> - pinned, so the value of locked_vm may be an overestimate of the
> + pinned, so the value of pinned_vm may be an overestimate of the
> number of pages pinned by a process.
>
> /dev files
> --
> 2.16.4

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