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Date:   Fri, 15 May 2020 18:04:24 -0700
From:   Ralph Campbell <>
To:     <>, <>,
        <>, <>
CC:     Jerome Glisse <>,
        John Hubbard <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Jason Gunthorpe <>,
        "Andrew Morton" <>,
        Shuah Khan <>,
        "Ralph Campbell" <>
Subject: [PATCH v2] mm/hmm/test: use xa_for_each_range instead of looping

The test driver uses an xa_array to store virtual to physical address
translations for a simulated hardware device. The MMU notifier
invalidation callback is used to keep the table consistent with the CPU
page table and is frequently called only for a page or two. However, if
the test process exits unexpectedly or is killed, the range can be
[0..ULONG_MAX] in which case calling xa_erase() for every possible PFN
results in CPU timeouts.
Use xa_for_each_range() to efficiently erase entries in the range.

Signed-off-by: Ralph Campbell <>

This patch is based on Jason Gunthorpe's hmm tree and should be folded
into the ("mm/hmm/test: add selftest driver for HMM") patch once this
patch is reviewed, etc.

v1 -> v2:
Use xa_for_each_range() instead of special casing [0..ULONG_MAX].

 lib/test_hmm.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/test_hmm.c b/lib/test_hmm.c
index 8b36c26b717b..5c1858e325ba 100644
--- a/lib/test_hmm.c
+++ b/lib/test_hmm.c
@@ -196,13 +196,15 @@ static void dmirror_do_update(struct dmirror *dmirror, unsigned long start,
 			      unsigned long end)
 	unsigned long pfn;
+	void *entry;
 	 * The XArray doesn't hold references to pages since it relies on
 	 * the mmu notifier to clear page pointers when they become stale.
 	 * Therefore, it is OK to just clear the entry.
-	for (pfn = start >> PAGE_SHIFT; pfn < (end >> PAGE_SHIFT); pfn++)
+	xa_for_each_range(&dmirror->pt, pfn, entry, start >> PAGE_SHIFT,
+			  end >> PAGE_SHIFT)
 		xa_erase(&dmirror->pt, pfn);

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