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From: Dexuan Cui <decui@microsoft.com>
To: "linux-hyperv@vger.kernel.org" <linux-hyperv@vger.kernel.org>,
	"gregkh@linuxfoundation.org" <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@microsoft.com>,
	Sasha Levin <Alexander.Levin@microsoft.com>,
	Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>,
	KY Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Michael Kelley <mikelley@microsoft.com>,
	Tianyu Lan <Tianyu.Lan@microsoft.com>
Cc: "olaf@aepfle.de" <olaf@aepfle.de>,
	"apw@canonical.com" <apw@canonical.com>,
	"jasowang@redhat.com" <jasowang@redhat.com>,
	vkuznets <vkuznets@redhat.com>,
	"marcelo.cerri@canonical.com" <marcelo.cerri@canonical.com>,
	Dexuan Cui <decui@microsoft.com>
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] hv_balloon: Use a static page for the balloon_up send buffer
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:42:17 +0000
Message-ID: <1560537692-37400-1-git-send-email-decui@microsoft.com> (raw)

It's unnecessary to dynamically allocate the buffer.

Signed-off-by: Dexuan Cui <decui@microsoft.com>
---
 drivers/hv/hv_balloon.c | 19 ++++---------------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/hv/hv_balloon.c b/drivers/hv/hv_balloon.c
index dd475f3bcc8a..13381ea3e3e7 100644
--- a/drivers/hv/hv_balloon.c
+++ b/drivers/hv/hv_balloon.c
@@ -504,7 +504,7 @@ enum hv_dm_state {
 
 
 static __u8 recv_buffer[PAGE_SIZE];
-static __u8 *send_buffer;
+static __u8 balloon_up_send_buffer[PAGE_SIZE];
 #define PAGES_IN_2M	512
 #define HA_CHUNK (32 * 1024)
 
@@ -1302,8 +1302,8 @@ static void balloon_up(struct work_struct *dummy)
 	}
 
 	while (!done) {
-		bl_resp = (struct dm_balloon_response *)send_buffer;
-		memset(send_buffer, 0, PAGE_SIZE);
+		memset(balloon_up_send_buffer, 0, PAGE_SIZE);
+		bl_resp = (struct dm_balloon_response *)balloon_up_send_buffer;
 		bl_resp->hdr.type = DM_BALLOON_RESPONSE;
 		bl_resp->hdr.size = sizeof(struct dm_balloon_response);
 		bl_resp->more_pages = 1;
@@ -1588,19 +1588,11 @@ static int balloon_probe(struct hv_device *dev,
 	do_hot_add = false;
 #endif
 
-	/*
-	 * First allocate a send buffer.
-	 */
-
-	send_buffer = kmalloc(PAGE_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (!send_buffer)
-		return -ENOMEM;
-
 	ret = vmbus_open(dev->channel, dm_ring_size, dm_ring_size, NULL, 0,
 			balloon_onchannelcallback, dev);
 
 	if (ret)
-		goto probe_error0;
+		return ret;
 
 	dm_device.dev = dev;
 	dm_device.state = DM_INITIALIZING;
@@ -1726,8 +1718,6 @@ static int balloon_probe(struct hv_device *dev,
 
 probe_error1:
 	vmbus_close(dev->channel);
-probe_error0:
-	kfree(send_buffer);
 	return ret;
 }
 
@@ -1746,7 +1736,6 @@ static int balloon_remove(struct hv_device *dev)
 
 	vmbus_close(dev->channel);
 	kthread_stop(dm->thread);
-	kfree(send_buffer);
 #ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG
 	restore_online_page_callback(&hv_online_page);
 	unregister_memory_notifier(&hv_memory_nb);
-- 
2.19.1


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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-14 18:42 Dexuan Cui [this message]
2019-06-14 18:42 ` [PATCH 2/2] hv_balloon: Reorganize the probe function Dexuan Cui
2019-06-14 21:56   ` Michael Kelley
2019-06-14 23:08     ` Dexuan Cui
2019-06-14 20:56 ` [PATCH 1/2] hv_balloon: Use a static page for the balloon_up send buffer Michael Kelley

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