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From: Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>
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Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
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	Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>,
	Mina Almasry <almasrymina@google.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>
Subject: [PATCH v2 0/4] Clean up hugetlb boot command line processing
Date: Wed,  1 Apr 2020 11:38:15 -0700
Message-ID: <20200401183819.20647-1-mike.kravetz@oracle.com> (raw)

v2 -
   Fix build errors with patch 1 (Will)
   Change arch_hugetlb_valid_size arg to unsigned long and remove
     irrelevant 'extern' keyword (Christophe)
   Documentation and other misc changes (Randy, Christophe, Mina)
   Do not process command line options if !hugepages_supported()
     (Dave, but it sounds like we may want to additional changes to
      hugepages_supported() for x86?  If that is needed I would prefer
      a separate patch.)

Longpeng(Mike) reported a weird message from hugetlb command line processing
and proposed a solution [1].  While the proposed patch does address the
specific issue, there are other related issues in command line processing.
As hugetlbfs evolved, updates to command line processing have been made to
meet immediate needs and not necessarily in a coordinated manner.  The result
is that some processing is done in arch specific code, some is done in arch
independent code and coordination is problematic.  Semantics can vary between
architectures.

The patch series does the following:
- Define arch specific arch_hugetlb_valid_size routine used to validate
  passed huge page sizes.
- Move hugepagesz= command line parsing out of arch specific code and into
  an arch independent routine.
- Clean up command line processing to follow desired semantics and
  document those semantics.

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mm/20200305033014.1152-1-longpeng2@huawei.com

Mike Kravetz (4):
  hugetlbfs: add arch_hugetlb_valid_size
  hugetlbfs: move hugepagesz= parsing to arch independent code
  hugetlbfs: remove hugetlb_add_hstate() warning for existing hstate
  hugetlbfs: clean up command line processing

 .../admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt         |  35 +++--
 Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst  |  44 ++++++
 arch/arm64/include/asm/hugetlb.h              |   2 +
 arch/arm64/mm/hugetlbpage.c                   |  30 +---
 arch/powerpc/include/asm/hugetlb.h            |   3 +
 arch/powerpc/mm/hugetlbpage.c                 |  30 ++--
 arch/riscv/include/asm/hugetlb.h              |   3 +
 arch/riscv/mm/hugetlbpage.c                   |  24 +--
 arch/s390/include/asm/hugetlb.h               |   3 +
 arch/s390/mm/hugetlbpage.c                    |  24 +--
 arch/sparc/include/asm/hugetlb.h              |   3 +
 arch/sparc/mm/init_64.c                       |  43 ++----
 arch/x86/include/asm/hugetlb.h                |   5 +
 arch/x86/mm/hugetlbpage.c                     |  23 +--
 include/linux/hugetlb.h                       |   8 +-
 mm/hugetlb.c                                  | 141 ++++++++++++++----
 16 files changed, 252 insertions(+), 169 deletions(-)

-- 
2.25.1



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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-01 18:38 Mike Kravetz [this message]
2020-04-01 18:38 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] hugetlbfs: add arch_hugetlb_valid_size Mike Kravetz
2020-04-10 19:16   ` Peter Xu
2020-04-13 17:04     ` Mike Kravetz
2020-04-01 18:38 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] hugetlbfs: move hugepagesz= parsing to arch independent code Mike Kravetz
2020-04-10 19:26   ` Peter Xu
2020-04-01 18:38 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] hugetlbfs: remove hugetlb_add_hstate() warning for existing hstate Mike Kravetz
2020-04-10 19:34   ` Peter Xu
2020-04-01 18:38 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] hugetlbfs: clean up command line processing Mike Kravetz
2020-04-01 18:55   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-04-10 20:37   ` Peter Xu
2020-04-13 17:59     ` Mike Kravetz
2020-04-14 15:27       ` Peter Xu

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