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SubjectRe: [PATCH V11 2/5] mm/memblock: Introduce MEMBLOCK_BOOT flag
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> Am 13.01.2020 um 09:41 schrieb Anshuman Khandual <anshuman.khandual@arm.com>:
>
> 
>
>> On 01/13/2020 01:07 PM, Mike Rapoport wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 08:39:12AM +0530, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
>>> On arm64 platform boot memory should never be hot removed due to certain
>>> platform specific constraints. Hence the platform would like to override
>>> earlier added arch call back arch_memory_removable() for this purpose. In
>>> order to reject boot memory hot removal request, it needs to first track
>>> them at runtime. In the future, there might be other platforms requiring
>>> runtime boot memory enumeration. Hence lets expand the existing generic
>>> memblock framework for this purpose rather then creating one just for
>>> arm64 platforms.
>>>
>>> This introduces a new memblock flag MEMBLOCK_BOOT along with helpers which
>>> can be marked by given platform on all memory regions discovered during
>>> boot.
>>
>> We already have MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG to mark hotpluggable region. Can't we use
>> it for your use-case?
>
> At present MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG flag helps in identifying parts of boot memory
> as hotpluggable as indicated by the firmware. This information is then used
> to avoid those regions during standard memblock_alloc_*() API requests and
> later marking them as ZONE_MOVABLE when buddy gets initialized.
>
> Memory hot remove does not check for MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG flag as a requirement
> before initiating the process. We could probably use this flag if generic
> hot remove can be changed to check for MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG as a prerequisite
> which will require changes to memblock handling (boot and runtime) on all
> existing platforms currently supporting hot remove. But what about handling
> the movable boot memory created with movablecore/kernelcore command line,
> should generic MM update their memblock regions with MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG ?

As I said in my other mail, just disallow offlining of the affected (boot) memory blocks using a memory notifier and you should be good to go. No changes in memory unplug code required.

>
>>
>>> Cc: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
>>> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>>> Signed-off-by: Anshuman Khandual <anshuman.khandual@arm.com>
>>> ---
>>> include/linux/memblock.h | 10 ++++++++++
>>> mm/memblock.c | 37 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> 2 files changed, 47 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/include/linux/memblock.h b/include/linux/memblock.h
>>> index b38bbef..fb04c87 100644
>>> --- a/include/linux/memblock.h
>>> +++ b/include/linux/memblock.h
>>> @@ -31,12 +31,14 @@ extern unsigned long long max_possible_pfn;
>>> * @MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG: hotpluggable region
>>> * @MEMBLOCK_MIRROR: mirrored region
>>> * @MEMBLOCK_NOMAP: don't add to kernel direct mapping
>>> + * @MEMBLOCK_BOOT: memory received from firmware during boot
>>> */
>>> enum memblock_flags {
>>> MEMBLOCK_NONE = 0x0, /* No special request */
>>> MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG = 0x1, /* hotpluggable region */
>>> MEMBLOCK_MIRROR = 0x2, /* mirrored region */
>>> MEMBLOCK_NOMAP = 0x4, /* don't add to kernel direct mapping */
>>> + MEMBLOCK_BOOT = 0x8, /* memory received from firmware during boot */
>>> };
>>>
>>> /**
>>> @@ -116,6 +118,8 @@ int memblock_reserve(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> void memblock_trim_memory(phys_addr_t align);
>>> bool memblock_overlaps_region(struct memblock_type *type,
>>> phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> +int memblock_mark_boot(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> +int memblock_clear_boot(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> int memblock_mark_hotplug(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> int memblock_clear_hotplug(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> int memblock_mark_mirror(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> @@ -216,6 +220,11 @@ static inline bool memblock_is_nomap(struct memblock_region *m)
>>> return m->flags & MEMBLOCK_NOMAP;
>>> }
>>>
>>> +static inline bool memblock_is_boot(struct memblock_region *m)
>>> +{
>>> + return m->flags & MEMBLOCK_BOOT;
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> #ifdef CONFIG_HAVE_MEMBLOCK_NODE_MAP
>>> int memblock_search_pfn_nid(unsigned long pfn, unsigned long *start_pfn,
>>> unsigned long *end_pfn);
>>> @@ -449,6 +458,7 @@ void memblock_cap_memory_range(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> void memblock_mem_limit_remove_map(phys_addr_t limit);
>>> bool memblock_is_memory(phys_addr_t addr);
>>> bool memblock_is_map_memory(phys_addr_t addr);
>>> +bool memblock_is_boot_memory(phys_addr_t addr);
>>> bool memblock_is_region_memory(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> bool memblock_is_reserved(phys_addr_t addr);
>>> bool memblock_is_region_reserved(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size);
>>> diff --git a/mm/memblock.c b/mm/memblock.c
>>> index 4bc2c7d..e10207f 100644
>>> --- a/mm/memblock.c
>>> +++ b/mm/memblock.c
>>> @@ -865,6 +865,30 @@ static int __init_memblock memblock_setclr_flag(phys_addr_t base,
>>> }
>>>
>>> /**
>>> + * memblock_mark_bootmem - Mark boot memory with flag MEMBLOCK_BOOT.
>>> + * @base: the base phys addr of the region
>>> + * @size: the size of the region
>>> + *
>>> + * Return: 0 on success, -errno on failure.
>>> + */
>>> +int __init_memblock memblock_mark_boot(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size)
>>> +{
>>> + return memblock_setclr_flag(base, size, 1, MEMBLOCK_BOOT);
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> +/**
>>> + * memblock_clear_bootmem - Clear flag MEMBLOCK_BOOT for a specified region.
>>> + * @base: the base phys addr of the region
>>> + * @size: the size of the region
>>> + *
>>> + * Return: 0 on success, -errno on failure.
>>> + */
>>> +int __init_memblock memblock_clear_boot(phys_addr_t base, phys_addr_t size)
>>> +{
>>> + return memblock_setclr_flag(base, size, 0, MEMBLOCK_BOOT);
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> +/**
>>> * memblock_mark_hotplug - Mark hotpluggable memory with flag MEMBLOCK_HOTPLUG.
>>> * @base: the base phys addr of the region
>>> * @size: the size of the region
>>> @@ -974,6 +998,10 @@ static bool should_skip_region(struct memblock_region *m, int nid, int flags)
>>> if ((flags & MEMBLOCK_MIRROR) && !memblock_is_mirror(m))
>>> return true;
>>>
>>> + /* if we want boot memory skip non-boot memory regions */
>>> + if ((flags & MEMBLOCK_BOOT) && !memblock_is_boot(m))
>>> + return true;
>>> +
>>> /* skip nomap memory unless we were asked for it explicitly */
>>> if (!(flags & MEMBLOCK_NOMAP) && memblock_is_nomap(m))
>>> return true;
>>> @@ -1785,6 +1813,15 @@ bool __init_memblock memblock_is_map_memory(phys_addr_t addr)
>>> return !memblock_is_nomap(&memblock.memory.regions[i]);
>>> }
>>>
>>> +bool __init_memblock memblock_is_boot_memory(phys_addr_t addr)
>>> +{
>>> + int i = memblock_search(&memblock.memory, addr);
>>> +
>>> + if (i == -1)
>>> + return false;
>>> + return memblock_is_boot(&memblock.memory.regions[i]);
>>> +}
>>> +
>>> #ifdef CONFIG_HAVE_MEMBLOCK_NODE_MAP
>>> int __init_memblock memblock_search_pfn_nid(unsigned long pfn,
>>> unsigned long *start_pfn, unsigned long *end_pfn)
>>> --
>>> 2.7.4
>>>
>>
>

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