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Date:   Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:45:51 +0200
From:   Laurent Dufour <ldufour@...ux.ibm.com>
To:     Jerome Glisse <jglisse@...hat.com>
Cc:     akpm@...ux-foundation.org, mhocko@...nel.org, peterz@...radead.org,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v12 05/31] mm: prepare for FAULT_FLAG_SPECULATIVE

Le 19/04/2019 à 00:04, Jerome Glisse a écrit :
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 03:44:56PM +0200, Laurent Dufour wrote:
>> From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
>>
>> When speculating faults (without holding mmap_sem) we need to validate
>> that the vma against which we loaded pages is still valid when we're
>> ready to install the new PTE.
>>
>> Therefore, replace the pte_offset_map_lock() calls that (re)take the
>> PTL with pte_map_lock() which can fail in case we find the VMA changed
>> since we started the fault.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@...radead.org>
>>
>> [Port to 4.12 kernel]
>> [Remove the comment about the fault_env structure which has been
>>   implemented as the vm_fault structure in the kernel]
>> [move pte_map_lock()'s definition upper in the file]
>> [move the define of FAULT_FLAG_SPECULATIVE later in the series]
>> [review error path in do_swap_page(), do_anonymous_page() and
>>   wp_page_copy()]
>> Signed-off-by: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@...ux.ibm.com>
> 
> Reviewed-by: Jérôme Glisse <jglisse@...hat.com>
> 
>> ---
>>   mm/memory.c | 87 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------
>>   1 file changed, 58 insertions(+), 29 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
>> index c6ddadd9d2b7..fc3698d13cb5 100644
>> --- a/mm/memory.c
>> +++ b/mm/memory.c
>> @@ -2073,6 +2073,13 @@ int apply_to_page_range(struct mm_struct *mm, unsigned long addr,
>>   }
>>   EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(apply_to_page_range);
>>   
>> +static inline bool pte_map_lock(struct vm_fault *vmf)
> 
> I am not fan of the name maybe pte_offset_map_lock_if_valid() ? But
> that just a taste thing. So feel free to ignore this comment.

I agree with you that adding _if_valid or something equivalent to 
highlight the conditional of this function would be a good idea.

I'll think further about that name but yours looks good ;)


>> +{
>> +	vmf->pte = pte_offset_map_lock(vmf->vma->vm_mm, vmf->pmd,
>> +				       vmf->address, &vmf->ptl);
>> +	return true;
>> +}
>> +
>>   /*
>>    * handle_pte_fault chooses page fault handler according to an entry which was
>>    * read non-atomically.  Before making any commitment, on those architectures
> 

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