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From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>
To: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
Cc: "Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Jason Wang" <jasowang@redhat.com>,
	"Vlastimil Babka" <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	"Jérôme Glisse" <jglisse@redhat.com>, "Jan Kara" <jack@suse.cz>,
	"Dave Chinner" <david@fromorbit.com>,
	"Souptick Joarder" <jrdr.linux@gmail.com>,
	"Jonathan Corbet" <corbet@lwn.net>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] vhost: convert get_user_pages() --> pin_user_pages()
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2020 00:22:25 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200602002212-mutt-send-email-mst@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200529234309.484480-3-jhubbard@nvidia.com>

On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 04:43:09PM -0700, John Hubbard wrote:
> This code was using get_user_pages*(), in approximately a "Case 5"
> scenario (accessing the data within a page), using the categorization
> from [1]. That means that it's time to convert the get_user_pages*() +
> put_page() calls to pin_user_pages*() + unpin_user_pages() calls.
> 
> There is some helpful background in [2]: basically, this is a small
> part of fixing a long-standing disconnect between pinning pages, and
> file systems' use of those pages.
> 
> [1] Documentation/core-api/pin_user_pages.rst
> 
> [2] "Explicit pinning of user-space pages":
>     https://lwn.net/Articles/807108/
> 
> Cc: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
> Cc: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
> Cc: kvm@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org
> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>

Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>

> ---
>  drivers/vhost/vhost.c | 5 ++---
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> index 21a59b598ed8..596132a96cd5 100644
> --- a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> +++ b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> @@ -1762,15 +1762,14 @@ static int set_bit_to_user(int nr, void __user *addr)
>  	int bit = nr + (log % PAGE_SIZE) * 8;
>  	int r;
>  
> -	r = get_user_pages_fast(log, 1, FOLL_WRITE, &page);
> +	r = pin_user_pages_fast(log, 1, FOLL_WRITE, &page);
>  	if (r < 0)
>  		return r;
>  	BUG_ON(r != 1);
>  	base = kmap_atomic(page);
>  	set_bit(bit, base);
>  	kunmap_atomic(base);
> -	set_page_dirty_lock(page);
> -	put_page(page);
> +	unpin_user_pages_dirty_lock(&page, 1, true);
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -- 
> 2.26.2


      parent reply	other threads:[~2020-06-02  4:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-29 23:43 [PATCH 0/2] vhost, docs: convert to pin_user_pages(), new "case 5" John Hubbard
2020-05-29 23:43 ` [PATCH 1/2] docs: mm/gup: pin_user_pages.rst: add a " John Hubbard
2020-05-31  7:11   ` Souptick Joarder
2020-06-01  5:11     ` John Hubbard
2020-06-12 19:24   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-06-12 20:03     ` John Hubbard
2020-05-29 23:43 ` [PATCH 2/2] vhost: convert get_user_pages() --> pin_user_pages() John Hubbard
2020-06-01 11:30   ` Jan Kara
2020-06-02  4:22   ` Michael S. Tsirkin [this message]

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