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From: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
To: Steven Price <steven.price@arm.com>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, "Andy Lutomirski" <luto@kernel.org>,
	"Ard Biesheuvel" <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>,
	"Arnd Bergmann" <arnd@arndb.de>, "Borislav Petkov" <bp@alien8.de>,
	"Catalin Marinas" <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	"Dave Hansen" <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	"Ingo Molnar" <mingo@redhat.com>,
	"James Morse" <james.morse@arm.com>,
	"Jérôme Glisse" <jglisse@redhat.com>,
	"Peter Zijlstra" <peterz@infradead.org>,
	"Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Will Deacon" <will@kernel.org>,
	x86@kernel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, "Liang,
	Kan" <kan.liang@linux.intel.com>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 10/21] mm: Add generic p?d_leaf() macros
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:41:14 +0100
Message-ID: <20190723094113.GA8085@lakrids.cambridge.arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190722154210.42799-11-steven.price@arm.com>

On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 04:41:59PM +0100, Steven Price wrote:
> Exposing the pud/pgd levels of the page tables to walk_page_range() means
> we may come across the exotic large mappings that come with large areas
> of contiguous memory (such as the kernel's linear map).
> 
> For architectures that don't provide all p?d_leaf() macros, provide
> generic do nothing default that are suitable where there cannot be leaf
> pages that that level.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Steven Price <steven.price@arm.com>

Not a big deal, but it would probably make sense for this to be patch 1
in the series, given it defines the semantic of p?d_leaf(), and they're
not used until we provide all the architectural implemetnations anyway.

It might also be worth pointing out the reasons for this naming, e.g.
p?d_large() aren't currently generic, and this name minimizes potential
confusion between p?d_{large,huge}().

> ---
>  include/asm-generic/pgtable.h | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 19 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/include/asm-generic/pgtable.h b/include/asm-generic/pgtable.h
> index 75d9d68a6de7..46275896ca66 100644
> --- a/include/asm-generic/pgtable.h
> +++ b/include/asm-generic/pgtable.h
> @@ -1188,4 +1188,23 @@ static inline bool arch_has_pfn_modify_check(void)
>  #define mm_pmd_folded(mm)	__is_defined(__PAGETABLE_PMD_FOLDED)
>  #endif
>  
> +/*
> + * p?d_leaf() - true if this entry is a final mapping to a physical address.
> + * This differs from p?d_huge() by the fact that they are always available (if
> + * the architecture supports large pages at the appropriate level) even
> + * if CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE is not defined.
> + */

I assume it's only safe to call these on valid entries? I think it would
be worth calling that out explicitly.

Otherwise, this looks sound to me:

Acked-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>

Thanks,
Mark.

> +#ifndef pgd_leaf
> +#define pgd_leaf(x)	0
> +#endif
> +#ifndef p4d_leaf
> +#define p4d_leaf(x)	0
> +#endif
> +#ifndef pud_leaf
> +#define pud_leaf(x)	0
> +#endif
> +#ifndef pmd_leaf
> +#define pmd_leaf(x)	0
> +#endif
> +
>  #endif /* _ASM_GENERIC_PGTABLE_H */
> -- 
> 2.20.1
> 

  reply index

Thread overview: 62+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-22 15:41 [PATCH v9 00/21] Generic page walk and ptdump Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 01/21] arc: mm: Add p?d_leaf() definitions Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 02/21] arm: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 03/21] arm64: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 04/21] mips: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 21:47   ` Paul Burton
2019-07-24 13:03     ` Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 05/21] powerpc: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 06/21] riscv: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 07/21] s390: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 08/21] sparc: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 09/21] x86: " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:41 ` [PATCH v9 10/21] mm: Add generic p?d_leaf() macros Steven Price
2019-07-23  9:41   ` Mark Rutland [this message]
2019-07-24 13:48     ` Steven Price
2019-07-28 11:44     ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-29 11:38       ` Steven Price
2019-08-01  6:09         ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-08-01 12:22           ` Steven Price
2019-07-29 12:50       ` Mark Rutland
2019-08-01  6:13         ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 11/21] mm: pagewalk: Add p4d_entry() and pgd_entry() Steven Price
2019-07-23 10:14   ` Mark Rutland
2019-07-24 13:53     ` Steven Price
2019-07-24 14:09       ` Mark Rutland
2019-07-28 12:33   ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-29 12:17     ` Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 12/21] mm: pagewalk: Allow walking without vma Steven Price
2019-07-28 14:20   ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-29 12:29     ` Steven Price
2019-08-01  6:41       ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 13/21] mm: pagewalk: Add test_p?d callbacks Steven Price
2019-07-28 13:41   ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-29 12:34     ` Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 14/21] x86: mm: Don't display pages which aren't present in debugfs Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 15/21] x86: mm: Point to struct seq_file from struct pg_state Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 16/21] x86: mm+efi: Convert ptdump_walk_pgd_level() to take a mm_struct Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 17/21] x86: mm: Convert ptdump_walk_pgd_level_debugfs() to take an mm_struct Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 18/21] x86: mm: Convert ptdump_walk_pgd_level_core() " Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 19/21] mm: Add generic ptdump Steven Price
2019-07-23  9:57   ` Mark Rutland
2019-07-24 16:36     ` Steven Price
2019-07-29  2:59   ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-29 13:56     ` Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 20/21] x86: mm: Convert dump_pagetables to use walk_page_range Steven Price
2019-07-22 15:42 ` [PATCH v9 21/21] arm64: mm: Convert mm/dump.c to use walk_page_range() Steven Price
2019-07-23  6:39 ` [PATCH v9 00/21] Generic page walk and ptdump Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-24 13:35   ` Steven Price
2019-07-25  9:09     ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-25  9:30       ` Will Deacon
2019-07-26  6:03         ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-25 10:15       ` Steven Price
2019-07-23 10:16 ` Mark Rutland
2019-07-24 13:35   ` Steven Price
2019-07-24 13:57     ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-07-24 14:07       ` Mark Rutland
2019-07-24 14:18       ` Steven Price
2019-07-24 14:37         ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-07-28 11:20 ` Anshuman Khandual
2019-07-29 11:32   ` Steven Price
2019-07-31  9:27     ` Sven Schnelle
2019-07-31 11:18       ` Steven Price

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