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From: Brian Geffon <bgeffon@google.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: "Michael S . Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>,
	Brian Geffon <bgeffon@google.com>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	 linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org,  Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	 Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>,
	Sonny Rao <sonnyrao@google.com>,
	 Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>,
	Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>,
	Yu Zhao <yuzhao@google.com>,  Jesse Barnes <jsbarnes@google.com>,
	Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com>,
	 "Kirill A . Shutemov" <kirill@shutemov.name>,
	mtk.manpages@gmail.com, linux-man@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH v7] mremap.2: Add information for MREMAP_DONTUNMAP.
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 09:42:48 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200221174248.244748-3-bgeffon@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200221174248.244748-1-bgeffon@google.com>

Signed-off-by: Brian Geffon <bgeffon@google.com>
---
 man2/mremap.2 | 30 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 29 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/man2/mremap.2 b/man2/mremap.2
index d73fb64fa..54ec67b20 100644
--- a/man2/mremap.2
+++ b/man2/mremap.2
@@ -26,7 +26,8 @@
 .\" 1996-04-12 Tom Bjorkholm <tomb@mydata.se>
 .\"            Update for Linux 1.3.87 and later
 .\" 2005-10-11 mtk: Added NOTES for MREMAP_FIXED; revised EINVAL text.
-.\"
+.\" 2020-02-05 Brian Geffon <bgeffon@google.com>
+.\"            Update for MREMAP_DONTUNMAP.
 .TH MREMAP 2 2019-03-06 "Linux" "Linux Programmer's Manual"
 .SH NAME
 mremap \- remap a virtual memory address
@@ -129,6 +130,13 @@ If
 is specified, then
 .B MREMAP_MAYMOVE
 must also be specified.
+.TP
+.BR MREMAP_DONTUNMAP " (since Linux 5.7)"
+This flag which must be used in conjuction with
+.B MREMAP_MAYMOVE
+remaps a mapping to a new address and it does not unmap the mapping at \fIold_address\fP. This flag can only be used with private anonymous mappings. Any access to the range specified at \fIold_address\fP after completion will result in a page fault. If a
+.BR userfaultfd (2)
+was registered on the mapping specified by \fIold_address\fP it will continue to watch that mapping for faults.
 .PP
 If the memory segment specified by
 .I old_address
@@ -176,6 +184,8 @@ a value other than
 .B MREMAP_MAYMOVE
 or
 .B MREMAP_FIXED
+or
+.B MREMAP_DONTUNMAP
 was specified in
 .IR flags ;
 .IP *
@@ -197,9 +207,17 @@ and
 .IR old_size ;
 .IP *
 .B MREMAP_FIXED
+or
+.B MREMAP_DONTUNMAP
 was specified without also specifying
 .BR MREMAP_MAYMOVE ;
 .IP *
+.B MREMAP_DONTUNMAP
+was specified with an \fIold_address\fP that was not private anonymous;
+.IP *
+.B MREMAP_DONTUNMAP
+was specified and \fIold_size\fP was not equal to \fInew_size\fP;
+.IP *
 \fIold_size\fP was zero and \fIold_address\fP does not refer to a
 shareable mapping (but see BUGS);
 .IP *
@@ -209,10 +227,20 @@ flag was not specified.
 .RE
 .TP
 .B ENOMEM
+Not enough memory was available to complete the operation.
+Possible causes are:
+.RS
+.IP * 3
 The memory area cannot be expanded at the current virtual address, and the
 .B MREMAP_MAYMOVE
 flag is not set in \fIflags\fP.
 Or, there is not enough (virtual) memory available.
+.IP *
+.B MREMAP_DONTUNMAP
+was used without
+.B MREMAP_FIXED
+causing a new mapping to be created that would exceed the virtual memory available or it would exceed the maximum number of allowed mappings.
+.RE
 .SH CONFORMING TO
 This call is Linux-specific, and should not be used in programs
 intended to be portable.
-- 
2.25.0.265.gbab2e86ba0-goog



  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-02-21 17:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-21 17:42 [PATCH v7 1/2] mm: Add MREMAP_DONTUNMAP to mremap() Brian Geffon
2020-02-21 17:42 ` [PATCH v7 2/2] selftest: Add MREMAP_DONTUNMAP selftest Brian Geffon
2020-02-21 17:42 ` Brian Geffon [this message]
2020-02-25 13:51   ` [PATCH v7] mremap.2: Add information for MREMAP_DONTUNMAP Vlastimil Babka
2020-02-25 17:48     ` Brian Geffon
2020-04-15  6:40   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-04-15 15:24     ` Brian Geffon
2020-02-24  8:16 ` [PATCH v7 1/2] mm: Add MREMAP_DONTUNMAP to mremap() Kirill A. Shutemov
2020-02-25 13:48 ` Vlastimil Babka

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