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From: boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>,
	Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org, x86@kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>,
	dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org, xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Nitin Gupta <ngupta@vflare.org>
Subject: Re: [Intel-gfx] [PATCH 6/6] x86/xen: open code alloc_vm_area in arch_gnttab_valloc
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 11:34:35 -0400
Message-ID: <a3daaf31-d1cd-2bf1-5b2f-aaae32baa7f6@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200922152706.GA30633@lst.de>


On 9/22/20 11:27 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 11:24:20AM -0400, boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com wrote:
>> On 9/22/20 10:58 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 04:44:10PM -0400, boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com wrote:
>>>> This will end up incrementing area->ptes pointer. So perhaps something like
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> pte_t **ptes = area->ptes;
>>>>
>>>> if (apply_to_page_range(&init_mm, (unsigned long)area->area->addr,
>>>>                         PAGE_SIZE * nr_frames, gnttab_apply, &ptes)) {
>>>>
>>>>        ...
>>> Yeah.  What do you think of this version? 
>>
>> Oh yes, this is way better. This now can actually be read without trying to mentally unwind triple pointers. (You probably want to initialize idx to zero before calling apply_to_page_range(), I am not sure it's guaranteed to be zero).
> Both instances are static variables, thus in .bss and initialized.
> So unless you insist I don't think we need a manual one.


Yes, you are right. (I thought perhaps this code could be called more than once but no, it can't).


-boris

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Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-18 16:37 [Intel-gfx] remove alloc_vm_area Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-18 16:37 ` [Intel-gfx] [PATCH 1/6] zsmalloc: switch from alloc_vm_area to get_vm_area Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 17:42   ` Minchan Kim
2020-09-21 18:17     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 18:42       ` Minchan Kim
2020-09-21 18:43         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-18 16:37 ` [Intel-gfx] [PATCH 2/6] mm: add a vmap_pfn function Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-18 16:37 ` [Intel-gfx] [PATCH 3/6] drm/i915: use vmap in shmem_pin_map Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 19:11   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-22  6:22     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-22  8:23       ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-09-22 14:31         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-22 16:13           ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-09-22 16:33             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-22 17:04               ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-09-23  6:11                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-22 11:21       ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-22 14:39         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-22 14:53           ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-18 16:37 ` [Intel-gfx] [PATCH 4/6] drm/i915: use vmap in i915_gem_object_map Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-23  9:52   ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-09-23 13:41     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-23 13:58       ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-09-23 14:44         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-24 12:22           ` Tvrtko Ursulin
2020-09-24 13:23             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-18 16:37 ` [Intel-gfx] [PATCH 5/6] xen/xenbus: use apply_to_page_range directly in xenbus_map_ring_pv Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-18 16:37 ` [Intel-gfx] [PATCH 6/6] x86/xen: open code alloc_vm_area in arch_gnttab_valloc Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-21 20:44   ` boris.ostrovsky
2020-09-22 14:58     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-22 15:24       ` boris.ostrovsky
2020-09-22 15:27         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-09-22 15:34           ` boris.ostrovsky [this message]
2020-09-18 17:03 ` [Intel-gfx] ✗ Fi.CI.BUILD: failure for series starting with [1/6] zsmalloc: switch from alloc_vm_area to get_vm_area Patchwork
2020-09-21 17:50 ` [Intel-gfx] ✗ Fi.CI.BUILD: failure for series starting with [1/6] zsmalloc: switch from alloc_vm_area to get_vm_area (rev2) Patchwork
2020-09-21 18:47 ` [Intel-gfx] ✗ Fi.CI.BUILD: failure for series starting with [1/6] zsmalloc: switch from alloc_vm_area to get_vm_area (rev3) Patchwork
2020-09-22 14:44 ` [Intel-gfx] ✗ Fi.CI.BUILD: failure for series starting with [1/6] zsmalloc: switch from alloc_vm_area to get_vm_area (rev4) Patchwork
2020-09-22 15:01 ` [Intel-gfx] ✗ Fi.CI.BUILD: failure for series starting with [1/6] zsmalloc: switch from alloc_vm_area to get_vm_area (rev5) Patchwork

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