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[tip:x86/mm] mm/gup: Move page table entry dereference into helper function




Commit-ID:  0005d20b2ff1e501e186b3b3bc587085ac305fdc
Gitweb:     http://git.kernel.org/tip/0005d20b2ff1e501e186b3b3bc587085ac305fdc
Author:     Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
AuthorDate: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:26:51 +0300
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
CommitDate: Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:48:02 +0100

mm/gup: Move page table entry dereference into helper function

This is a preparation patch for the transition of x86 to the generic GUP_fast()
implementation.

On x86 PAE, page table entry is larger than sizeof(long) and we would
need to provide a helper that can read the entry atomically.

Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Aneesh Kumar K . V <aneesh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Dann Frazier <dann.frazier@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Steve Capper <steve.capper@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: linux-arch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: linux-mm@xxxxxxxxx
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170316152655.37789-4-kirill.shutemov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
---
 mm/gup.c | 20 ++++++++++++--------
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/gup.c b/mm/gup.c
index a62a778c..e83db38 100644
--- a/mm/gup.c
+++ b/mm/gup.c
@@ -1189,6 +1189,17 @@ struct page *get_dump_page(unsigned long addr)
  */
 #ifdef CONFIG_HAVE_GENERIC_RCU_GUP
 
+#ifndef gup_get_pte
+/*
+ * We assume that the PTE can be read atomically. If this is not the case for
+ * your architecture, please provide the helper.
+ */
+static inline pte_t gup_get_pte(pte_t *ptep)
+{
+	return READ_ONCE(*ptep);
+}
+#endif
+
 #ifdef __HAVE_ARCH_PTE_SPECIAL
 static int gup_pte_range(pmd_t pmd, unsigned long addr, unsigned long end,
 			 int write, struct page **pages, int *nr)
@@ -1198,14 +1209,7 @@ static int gup_pte_range(pmd_t pmd, unsigned long addr, unsigned long end,
 
 	ptem = ptep = pte_offset_map(&pmd, addr);
 	do {
-		/*
-		 * In the line below we are assuming that the pte can be read
-		 * atomically. If this is not the case for your architecture,
-		 * please wrap this in a helper function!
-		 *
-		 * for an example see gup_get_pte in arch/x86/mm/gup.c
-		 */
-		pte_t pte = READ_ONCE(*ptep);
+		pte_t pte = gup_get_pte(ptep);
 		struct page *head, *page;
 
 		/*