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Date:	Thu,  3 Jan 2013 13:28:00 +0900
From:	Minchan Kim <minchan@...nel.org>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	linux-mm@...ck.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Minchan Kim <minchan@...nel.org>,
	Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>,
	Hugh Dickins <hughd@...gle.com>,
	Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@...hat.com>
Subject: [RFC 2/8] Don't allow volatile attribute on THP and KSM

VOLATILE imply the the pages in the range isn't working set any more
so it's pointless that make them to THP/KSM.

Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hughd@...gle.com>
Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@...hat.com>
Signed-off-by: Minchan Kim <minchan@...nel.org>
---
 mm/huge_memory.c |    9 +++++++--
 mm/ksm.c         |    3 ++-
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
index 40f17c3..5ddd00e 100644
--- a/mm/huge_memory.c
+++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
@@ -1477,7 +1477,8 @@ out:
 	return ret;
 }
 
-#define VM_NO_THP (VM_SPECIAL|VM_MIXEDMAP|VM_HUGETLB|VM_SHARED|VM_MAYSHARE)
+#define VM_NO_THP (VM_SPECIAL|VM_MIXEDMAP|VM_HUGETLB|\
+			VM_SHARED|VM_MAYSHARE|VM_VOLATILE)
 
 int hugepage_madvise(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
 		     unsigned long *vm_flags, int advice)
@@ -1641,6 +1642,8 @@ int khugepaged_enter_vma_merge(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
 		 * page fault if needed.
 		 */
 		return 0;
+	if (vma->vm_flags & VM_VOLATILE)
+		return 0;
 	if (vma->vm_ops)
 		/* khugepaged not yet working on file or special mappings */
 		return 0;
@@ -1969,6 +1972,8 @@ static void collapse_huge_page(struct mm_struct *mm,
 		goto out;
 	if (is_vma_temporary_stack(vma))
 		goto out;
+	if (vma->vm_flags & VM_VOLATILE)
+		goto out;
 	VM_BUG_ON(vma->vm_flags & VM_NO_THP);
 
 	pgd = pgd_offset(mm, address);
@@ -2196,7 +2201,7 @@ static unsigned int khugepaged_scan_mm_slot(unsigned int pages,
 
 		if ((!(vma->vm_flags & VM_HUGEPAGE) &&
 		     !khugepaged_always()) ||
-		    (vma->vm_flags & VM_NOHUGEPAGE)) {
+		     (vma->vm_flags & (VM_NOHUGEPAGE|VM_VOLATILE))) {
 		skip:
 			progress++;
 			continue;
diff --git a/mm/ksm.c b/mm/ksm.c
index ae539f0..2775f59 100644
--- a/mm/ksm.c
+++ b/mm/ksm.c
@@ -1486,7 +1486,8 @@ int ksm_madvise(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long start,
 		 */
 		if (*vm_flags & (VM_MERGEABLE | VM_SHARED  | VM_MAYSHARE   |
 				 VM_PFNMAP    | VM_IO      | VM_DONTEXPAND |
-				 VM_HUGETLB | VM_NONLINEAR | VM_MIXEDMAP))
+				 VM_HUGETLB | VM_NONLINEAR | VM_MIXEDMAP   |
+				 VM_VOLATILE))
 			return 0;		/* just ignore the advice */
 
 #ifdef VM_SAO
-- 
1.7.9.5

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