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SubjectRe: [RFC 07/16] KVM: mm: Introduce VM_KVM_PROTECTED
On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 09:15:52AM +0300, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 03:52:05PM +0300, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> > The new VMA flag that indicate a VMA that is not accessible to userspace
> > but usable by kernel with GUP if FOLL_KVM is specified.
> >
> > The FOLL_KVM is only used in the KVM code. The code has to know how to
> > deal with such pages.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
> > ---
> > include/linux/mm.h | 8 ++++++++
> > mm/gup.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++----
> > mm/huge_memory.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++----
> > mm/memory.c | 3 +++
> > mm/mmap.c | 3 +++
> > virt/kvm/async_pf.c | 4 ++--
> > virt/kvm/kvm_main.c | 9 +++++----
> > 7 files changed, 53 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> > index e1882eec1752..4f7195365cc0 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> > @@ -329,6 +329,8 @@ extern unsigned int kobjsize(const void *objp);
> > # define VM_MAPPED_COPY VM_ARCH_1 /* T if mapped copy of data (nommu mmap) */
> > #endif
> >
> > +#define VM_KVM_PROTECTED 0
>
> With all the ideas about removing pages from the direct mapi floating
> around I wouldn't limit this to KVM.
>
> VM_NOT_IN_DIRECT_MAP would describe such areas better, but I realise
> it's very far from perfect and nothing better does not comes to mind :)

I don't like VM_NOT_IN_DIRECT_MAP.

It's not only about direct mapping, but about userspace mapping as well.
For the same reason other naming proposals don't fit as well.

> > diff --git a/mm/mmap.c b/mm/mmap.c
> > index f609e9ec4a25..d56c3f6efc99 100644
> > --- a/mm/mmap.c
> > +++ b/mm/mmap.c
> > @@ -112,6 +112,9 @@ pgprot_t vm_get_page_prot(unsigned long vm_flags)
> > (VM_READ|VM_WRITE|VM_EXEC|VM_SHARED)]) |
> > pgprot_val(arch_vm_get_page_prot(vm_flags)));
> >
> > + if (vm_flags & VM_KVM_PROTECTED)
> > + ret = PAGE_NONE;
>
> Nit: vma_is_kvm_protected()?

Which VMA? :P

--
Kirill A. Shutemov

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