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Date:   Thu, 21 May 2020 16:29:06 -0700
From:   Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
To:     Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>
Cc:     linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 07/36] fs: Add a filesystem flag for large pages

On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 07:55:23AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> If you've got to dereference 4 layers deep to check a behaviour
> flag, the object needs it's own flag.  Can you just propagate this
> to the address space when the inode is instantiated and the address
> space initialised?

Sure.  I'll fold in something like this:

+++ b/fs/inode.c
@@ -181,6 +181,8 @@ int inode_init_always(struct super_block *sb, struct inode *inode)
        mapping->a_ops = &empty_aops;
        mapping->host = inode;
        mapping->flags = 0;
+       if (sb->s_type->fs_flags & FS_LARGE_PAGES)
+               __set_bit(AS_LARGE_PAGES, &mapping->flags);
        mapping->wb_err = 0;
        atomic_set(&mapping->i_mmap_writable, 0);
 #ifdef CONFIG_READ_ONLY_THP_FOR_FS
+++ b/include/linux/pagemap.h
@@ -29,6 +29,7 @@ enum mapping_flags {
        AS_EXITING      = 4,    /* final truncate in progress */
        /* writeback related tags are not used */
        AS_NO_WRITEBACK_TAGS = 5,
+       AS_LARGE_PAGES = 6,     /* large pages supported */
 };
 
 /**
@@ -118,7 +119,7 @@ static inline void mapping_set_gfp_mask(struct address_space *m, gfp_t mask)
 
 static inline bool mapping_large_pages(struct address_space *mapping)
 {
-       return mapping->host->i_sb->s_type->fs_flags & FS_LARGE_PAGES;
+       return test_bit(AS_LARGE_PAGES, &mapping->flags);
 }
 
 static inline int filemap_nr_thps(struct address_space *mapping)



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