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From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
To: Andi Kleen <ak@muc.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, virtualization@lists.osdl.org,
	xen-devel@lists.xensource.com, Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org>,
	Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com>,
	Ian Pratt <ian.pratt@xensource.com>,
	Christian Limpach <Christian.Limpach@cl.cam.ac.uk>,
	"Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@novell.com>
Subject: [patch 12/21] Xen-paravirt: Allocate and free vmalloc areas
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 18:25:01 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070216022531.417300365@goop.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070216022449.739760547@goop.org>

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Allocate/destroy a 'vmalloc' VM area: alloc_vm_area and free_vm_area
The alloc function ensures that page tables are constructed for the
region of kernel virtual address space and mapped into init_mm.

Lock an area so that PTEs are accessible in the current address space:
lock_vm_area and unlock_vm_area.  The lock function prevents context
switches to a lazy mm that doesn't have the area mapped into its page
tables.  It also ensures that the page tables are mapped into the
current mm by causing the page fault handler to copy the page
directory pointers from init_mm into the current mm.

These functions are not particularly Xen-specific, so they're put into
mm/vmalloc.c.

Signed-off-by: Ian Pratt <ian.pratt@xensource.com>
Signed-off-by: Christian Limpach <Christian.Limpach@cl.cam.ac.uk>
Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org>
Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com>
Cc: "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@novell.com>

--
 include/linux/vmalloc.h |    8 +++++
 mm/vmalloc.c            |   62 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 70 insertions(+)

===================================================================
--- a/include/linux/vmalloc.h
+++ b/include/linux/vmalloc.h
@@ -68,6 +68,14 @@ extern int map_vm_area(struct vm_struct 
 			struct page ***pages);
 extern void unmap_vm_area(struct vm_struct *area);
 
+/* Allocate/destroy a 'vmalloc' VM area. */
+extern struct vm_struct *alloc_vm_area(unsigned long size);
+extern void free_vm_area(struct vm_struct *area);
+
+/* Lock an area so that PTEs are accessible in the current address space. */
+extern void lock_vm_area(struct vm_struct *area);
+extern void unlock_vm_area(struct vm_struct *area);
+
 /*
  *	Internals.  Dont't use..
  */
===================================================================
--- a/mm/vmalloc.c
+++ b/mm/vmalloc.c
@@ -747,3 +747,65 @@ out_einval_locked:
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(remap_vmalloc_range);
 
+static int f(pte_t *pte, struct page *pmd_page, unsigned long addr, void *data)
+{
+	/* apply_to_page_range() does all the hard work. */
+	return 0;
+}
+
+struct vm_struct *alloc_vm_area(unsigned long size)
+{
+	struct vm_struct *area;
+
+	area = get_vm_area(size, VM_IOREMAP);
+	if (area == NULL)
+		return NULL;
+
+	/*
+	 * This ensures that page tables are constructed for this region
+	 * of kernel virtual address space and mapped into init_mm.
+	 */
+	if (apply_to_page_range(&init_mm, (unsigned long)area->addr,
+				area->size, f, NULL)) {
+		free_vm_area(area);
+		return NULL;
+	}
+
+	return area;
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(alloc_vm_area);
+
+void free_vm_area(struct vm_struct *area)
+{
+	struct vm_struct *ret;
+	ret = remove_vm_area(area->addr);
+	BUG_ON(ret != area);
+	kfree(area);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(free_vm_area);
+
+void lock_vm_area(struct vm_struct *area)
+{
+	unsigned long i;
+	char c;
+
+	/*
+	 * Prevent context switch to a lazy mm that doesn't have this area
+	 * mapped into its page tables.
+	 */
+	preempt_disable();
+
+	/*
+	 * Ensure that the page tables are mapped into the current mm. The
+	 * page-fault path will copy the page directory pointers from init_mm.
+	 */
+	for (i = 0; i < area->size; i += PAGE_SIZE)
+		(void)__get_user(c, (char __user *)area->addr + i);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(lock_vm_area);
+
+void unlock_vm_area(struct vm_struct *area)
+{
+	preempt_enable();
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(unlock_vm_area);

-- 


  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-16  4:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 97+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-16  2:24 [patch 00/21] Xen-paravirt: Xen guest implementation for paravirt_ops interface Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 01/21] Xen-paravirt: Fix typo in sync_constant_test_bit()s name Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 02/21] Xen-paravirt: ignore vgacon if hardware not present Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 03/21] Xen-paravirt: Add pagetable accessors to pack and unpack pagetable entries Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 04/21] Xen-paravirt: =================================================================== Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  9:12   ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-16 17:32     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 05/21] Xen-paravirt: paravirt_ops: hooks to set up initial pagetable Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 06/21] Xen-paravirt: paravirt_ops: allocate a fixmap slot Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 07/21] Xen-paravirt: remove ctor for pgd cache Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:04   ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-16  8:39   ` Pekka Enberg
2007-02-16  9:19     ` Nick Piggin
2007-02-16 17:19       ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16 20:33   ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-16 23:33     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 08/21] Xen-paravirt: Allow paravirt backend to choose kernel PMD sharing Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 09/21] Xen-paravirt: Allow paravirt backend to select PGD allocation alignment Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:24 ` [patch 10/21] Xen-paravirt: add hooks to intercept mm creation and destruction Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:34   ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  6:55     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-22 20:16   ` Pavel Machek
2007-02-22 20:21     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-22 20:23     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 11/21] Xen-paravirt: Add apply_to_page_range() which applies a function to a pte range Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:37   ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  7:06     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  7:19       ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  7:23         ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  7:31     ` Nick Piggin
2007-02-16  2:25 ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge [this message]
2007-02-16  6:43   ` [patch 12/21] Xen-paravirt: Allocate and free vmalloc areas Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  7:08     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  7:24       ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  7:30         ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  7:49           ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  9:18           ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-16 11:10             ` [Xen-devel] " Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 11:34               ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-16 16:46             ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16 17:10               ` [Xen-devel] " Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 17:12                 ` Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 17:27                   ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16 19:06                     ` Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 19:19                       ` Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 19:26                         ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16 23:29                           ` Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 23:41                             ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16 17:26                 ` Hollis Blanchard
2007-02-16  7:48         ` Nick Piggin
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 13/21] Xen-paravirt: Add nosegneg capability to the vsyscall page notes Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:06   ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 14/21] Xen-paravirt: Add XEN config options and disable unsupported config options Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:14   ` Dan Hecht
2007-02-16  7:04     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  7:52       ` Dan Hecht
2007-02-16  8:05         ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  8:37           ` Dan Hecht
2007-02-16 10:49             ` Keir Fraser
2007-02-16  7:06     ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  7:25       ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16 10:09         ` Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 10:19           ` [Xen-devel] " Zachary Amsden
2007-02-16 10:44             ` Keir Fraser
2007-02-16 10:55               ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-17  4:04             ` Rusty Russell
2007-02-16  6:15   ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-16  7:33     ` Eric W. Biederman
2007-02-16  8:14       ` Ian Campbell
2007-02-16  8:24         ` Eric W. Biederman
2007-02-16  8:31           ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-16 13:53       ` [Xen-devel] " Gerd Hoffmann
2007-02-18 11:32     ` Avi Kivity
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 16/21] Xen-paravirt: Core Xen implementation Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 17/21] Xen-paravirt: Add the Xen virtual console driver Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:48   ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 18/21] Xen-paravirt: Add Xen grant table support Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:52   ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  6:58     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 19/21] Xen-paravirt: Add the Xenbus sysfs and virtual device hotplug driver Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 20/21] Xen-paravirt: Add Xen virtual block device driver Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  2:25 ` [patch 21/21] Xen-paravirt: Add the Xen virtual network " Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16  6:59 ` [patch 00/21] Xen-paravirt: Xen guest implementation for paravirt_ops interface Andrew Morton
2007-02-16  7:20   ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-16 20:49 ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-16 21:04   ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-16 21:13     ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-16 21:48       ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-16 21:59         ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-16 22:10           ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-17 13:51           ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-21 18:37             ` Christoph Lameter
2007-02-21 18:55               ` Zachary Amsden
2007-02-21 20:02               ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-17  5:05         ` Rusty Russell
2007-02-16 23:49   ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-02-17  4:58   ` Rusty Russell

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