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From: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
To: Alessio Balsini <balsini@android.com>
Cc: gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, stable@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kernel-team@android.com,
	Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.4 4.9 4.14] loop: Add LOOP_SET_DIRECT_IO to compat ioctl
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 20:17:50 -0400
Message-ID: <20191025001750.GE31224@sasha-vm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191023171736.161697-1-balsini@android.com>

On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 06:17:36PM +0100, Alessio Balsini wrote:
>[ Upstream commit fdbe4eeeb1aac219b14f10c0ed31ae5d1123e9b8 ]
>
>Enabling Direct I/O with loop devices helps reducing memory usage by
>avoiding double caching.  32 bit applications running on 64 bits systems
>are currently not able to request direct I/O because is missing from the
>lo_compat_ioctl.
>
>This patch fixes the compatibility issue mentioned above by exporting
>LOOP_SET_DIRECT_IO as additional lo_compat_ioctl() entry.
>The input argument for this ioctl is a single long converted to a 1-bit
>boolean, so compatibility is preserved.
>
>Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
>Signed-off-by: Alessio Balsini <balsini@android.com>
>Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
>Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>

Queued up, thanks!

-- 
Thanks,
Sasha

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Thread overview: 63+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-26 14:54 [RFC][PATCH 00/13] SCHED_DEADLINE server infrastructure Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 01/13] sched/deadline: Impose global limits on sched_attr::sched_period Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-29  8:57   ` Juri Lelli
2019-07-29 11:45     ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2019-08-02 17:21   ` Alessio Balsini
2019-08-05 11:53     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-22 12:29       ` Alessio Balsini
2019-08-22 16:51         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-31 14:41           ` Alessio Balsini
2019-09-02  9:16             ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-02 12:31               ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-04 10:16               ` Steven Rostedt
2019-09-04 11:30                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-04 13:24                   ` Joel Fernandes
2019-09-04 14:11                     ` Will Deacon
2019-09-04 14:35                       ` Joel Fernandes
2019-09-04 15:52                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-23 17:17       ` [PATCH 4.4 4.9 4.14] loop: Add LOOP_SET_DIRECT_IO to compat ioctl Alessio Balsini
2019-10-23 17:22         ` Alessio Balsini
2019-10-25  0:17         ` Sasha Levin [this message]
2020-05-20 18:38   ` [RFC][PATCH 01/13] sched/deadline: Impose global limits on sched_attr::sched_period Juri Lelli
2020-05-21 13:45     ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2020-06-16 12:21   ` [tip: sched/core] " tip-bot2 for Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 02/13] stop_machine: Fix stop_cpus_in_progress ordering Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-30 13:16   ` Phil Auld
2019-07-30 13:22   ` Steven Rostedt
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 03/13] sched: Fix kerneldoc comment for ia64_set_curr_task Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 04/13] sched/{rt,deadline}: Fix set_next_task vs pick_next_task Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-29  9:25   ` Juri Lelli
2019-07-29 11:15     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-29 11:27       ` Juri Lelli
2019-07-29 13:04         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-29 13:17           ` Juri Lelli
2019-07-29 14:40             ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 05/13] sched: Add task_struct pointer to sched_class::set_curr_task Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 06/13] sched/fair: Export newidle_balance() Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 07/13] sched: Allow put_prev_task() to drop rq->lock Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 08/13] sched: Rework pick_next_task() slow-path Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 09/13] sched: Unify runtime accounting across classes Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 10/13] sched/deadline: Collect sched_dl_entity initialization Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 11/13] sched/deadline: Move bandwidth accounting into {en,de}queue_dl_entity Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 12/13] sched/deadline: Introduce deadline servers Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-07 16:31   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2019-08-08  6:52     ` Juri Lelli
2019-08-08  7:52       ` Dietmar Eggemann
2019-08-08  7:56     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-08  8:11       ` Dietmar Eggemann
2019-08-08  8:46         ` Juri Lelli
2019-08-08  8:57           ` Dietmar Eggemann
2019-08-08  9:27             ` Juri Lelli
2019-08-08  9:45               ` Juri Lelli
2019-08-30 11:24                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-06  9:36                   ` Juri Lelli
2019-08-08 10:31           ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-09  7:13             ` Juri Lelli
2019-08-08  6:59   ` Juri Lelli
2019-08-09  9:17   ` Dietmar Eggemann
2019-08-09 12:16     ` Juri Lelli
2019-07-26 14:54 ` [RFC][PATCH 13/13] sched/fair: Add trivial fair server Peter Zijlstra
2019-07-26 20:01 ` [RFC][PATCH 00/13] SCHED_DEADLINE server infrastructure luca abeni
2019-09-03 14:27 ` Alessio Balsini
2019-09-04 10:50   ` Juri Lelli
2019-09-04 11:32     ` Peter Zijlstra

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