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Date:   Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:40:48 +0100
From:   Daniel Vetter <daniel@...ll.ch>
To:     Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@...il.com>
Cc:     linux-mm <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>,
        Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>,
        David Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>,
        dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/via: use get_user_pages_unlocked()

On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 06:46:54PM +0000, Lorenzo Stoakes wrote:
> On 6 January 2017 at 07:09, Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@...il.com> wrote:
> >
> > Adding Andrew, as this may be another less active corner of the corner, thanks!
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Thought I'd also give this one a gentle nudge now the merge window has
> re-opened, Andrew - are you ok to pick this up? I've checked the patch
> and it still applies, for convenience the raw patch is available at
> https://marc.info/?l=linux-mm&m=147802942832515&q=raw - let me know if
> there's anything else I can do on this or if you'd prefer a re-send.

Somehow your original patch never made it to dri-devel :( The via driver
is entirely unmaintained, but if you resubmit I'll smash it into drm-misc
for 4.12. Merge window is long over already for 4.11, subsystems need to
have their stuff ready _before_ it starts.

Cheers, Daniel
> 
> Best, Lorenzo
> 
> > On 3 January 2017 at 20:23, Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@...il.com> wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> Just a gentle ping on this one :)
> >>
> >> Cheers, Lorenzo
> >>
> >> On 1 November 2016 at 19:43, Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@...il.com> wrote:
> >>> Moving from get_user_pages() to get_user_pages_unlocked() simplifies the code
> >>> and takes advantage of VM_FAULT_RETRY functionality when faulting in pages.
> >>>
> >>> Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@...il.com>
> >>> ---
> >>>  drivers/gpu/drm/via/via_dmablit.c | 10 +++-------
> >>>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> >>>
> >>> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/via/via_dmablit.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/via/via_dmablit.c
> >>> index 1a3ad76..98aae98 100644
> >>> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/via/via_dmablit.c
> >>> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/via/via_dmablit.c
> >>> @@ -238,13 +238,9 @@ via_lock_all_dma_pages(drm_via_sg_info_t *vsg,  drm_via_dmablit_t *xfer)
> >>>         vsg->pages = vzalloc(sizeof(struct page *) * vsg->num_pages);
> >>>         if (NULL == vsg->pages)
> >>>                 return -ENOMEM;
> >>> -       down_read(&current->mm->mmap_sem);
> >>> -       ret = get_user_pages((unsigned long)xfer->mem_addr,
> >>> -                            vsg->num_pages,
> >>> -                            (vsg->direction == DMA_FROM_DEVICE) ? FOLL_WRITE : 0,
> >>> -                            vsg->pages, NULL);
> >>> -
> >>> -       up_read(&current->mm->mmap_sem);
> >>> +       ret = get_user_pages_unlocked((unsigned long)xfer->mem_addr,
> >>> +                       vsg->num_pages, vsg->pages,
> >>> +                       (vsg->direction == DMA_FROM_DEVICE) ? FOLL_WRITE : 0);
> >>>         if (ret != vsg->num_pages) {
> >>>                 if (ret < 0)
> >>>                         return ret;
> >>> --
> >>> 2.10.2
> >>>
> 
> -- 
> Lorenzo Stoakes
> https://ljs.io
> 
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Daniel Vetter
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