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From: vinayak menon <vinayakm.list@gmail.com>
To: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
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	Paul McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>,
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	Vinayak Menon <vinmenon@codeaurora.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v10 06/25] mm: make pte_unmap_same compatible with SPF
Date: Thu, 10 May 2018 21:45:05 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAOaiJ-n6P-hjBEkiR4+MyFYunocPgzAYkG1wALDcmi7ROe4-ag@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1523975611-15978-7-git-send-email-ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 8:03 PM, Laurent Dufour
<ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> pte_unmap_same() is making the assumption that the page table are still
> around because the mmap_sem is held.
> This is no more the case when running a speculative page fault and
> additional check must be made to ensure that the final page table are still
> there.
>
> This is now done by calling pte_spinlock() to check for the VMA's
> consistency while locking for the page tables.
>
> This is requiring passing a vm_fault structure to pte_unmap_same() which is
> containing all the needed parameters.
>
> As pte_spinlock() may fail in the case of a speculative page fault, if the
> VMA has been touched in our back, pte_unmap_same() should now return 3
> cases :
>         1. pte are the same (0)
>         2. pte are different (VM_FAULT_PTNOTSAME)
>         3. a VMA's changes has been detected (VM_FAULT_RETRY)
>
> The case 2 is handled by the introduction of a new VM_FAULT flag named
> VM_FAULT_PTNOTSAME which is then trapped in cow_user_page().
> If VM_FAULT_RETRY is returned, it is passed up to the callers to retry the
> page fault while holding the mmap_sem.
>
> Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
> Signed-off-by: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> ---
>  include/linux/mm.h |  1 +
>  mm/memory.c        | 39 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
>  2 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
> index 4d1aff80669c..714da99d77a3 100644
> --- a/include/linux/mm.h
> +++ b/include/linux/mm.h
> @@ -1208,6 +1208,7 @@ static inline void clear_page_pfmemalloc(struct page *page)
>  #define VM_FAULT_NEEDDSYNC  0x2000     /* ->fault did not modify page tables
>                                          * and needs fsync() to complete (for
>                                          * synchronous page faults in DAX) */
> +#define VM_FAULT_PTNOTSAME 0x4000      /* Page table entries have changed */


This has to be added to VM_FAULT_RESULT_TRACE ?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-05-10 16:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 57+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-17 14:33 [PATCH v10 00/25] Speculative page faults Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 01/25] mm: introduce CONFIG_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  5:58   ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-23 15:10     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 02/25] x86/mm: define ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT Laurent Dufour
2018-05-08 11:04   ` Punit Agrawal
2018-05-14 14:47     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-14 15:05       ` Punit Agrawal
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 03/25] powerpc/mm: set ARCH_SUPPORTS_SPECULATIVE_PAGE_FAULT Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 04/25] mm: prepare for FAULT_FLAG_SPECULATIVE Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 05/25] mm: introduce pte_spinlock " Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 06/25] mm: make pte_unmap_same compatible with SPF Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  6:31   ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-30 14:07     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-01 13:04       ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-10 16:15   ` vinayak menon [this message]
2018-05-14 15:09     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 07/25] mm: introduce INIT_VMA() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 08/25] mm: VMA sequence count Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  6:42   ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-30 15:14     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-01 13:16       ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-03 14:45         ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 09/25] mm: protect VMA modifications using " Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  7:19   ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-14 15:25     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 10/25] mm: protect mremap() against SPF hanlder Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 11/25] mm: protect SPF handler against anon_vma changes Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 12/25] mm: cache some VMA fields in the vm_fault structure Laurent Dufour
2018-04-23  7:42   ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-03 12:25     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-03 15:42       ` Minchan Kim
2018-05-04  9:10         ` Laurent Dufour
2018-05-08 10:56           ` Minchan Kim
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 13/25] mm/migrate: Pass vm_fault pointer to migrate_misplaced_page() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 14/25] mm: introduce __lru_cache_add_active_or_unevictable Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 15/25] mm: introduce __vm_normal_page() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 16/25] mm: introduce __page_add_new_anon_rmap() Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 17/25] mm: protect mm_rb tree with a rwlock Laurent Dufour
2018-04-30 18:47   ` Punit Agrawal
2018-05-02  6:37     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 18/25] mm: provide speculative fault infrastructure Laurent Dufour
2018-05-15 13:09   ` vinayak menon
2018-05-15 14:07     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 19/25] mm: adding speculative page fault failure trace events Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 20/25] perf: add a speculative page fault sw event Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 21/25] perf tools: add support for the SPF perf event Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 22/25] mm: speculative page fault handler return VMA Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 23/25] mm: add speculative page fault vmstats Laurent Dufour
2018-05-16  2:50   ` Ganesh Mahendran
2018-05-16  6:42     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 24/25] x86/mm: add speculative pagefault handling Laurent Dufour
2018-04-30 18:43   ` Punit Agrawal
2018-05-03 14:59     ` Laurent Dufour
2018-04-17 14:33 ` [PATCH v10 25/25] powerpc/mm: add speculative page fault Laurent Dufour
2018-05-02 14:17 ` [PATCH v10 00/25] Speculative page faults Punit Agrawal
2018-05-02 14:45   ` Laurent Dufour

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