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authorJohannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>2013-04-29 15:07:50 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-04-29 15:54:35 -0700
commit0aad818b2de455f1bfd7ef87c28cdbbaaed9a699 (patch)
treea86fe62f7c740d431f76bd2262abae5825e1a21e /include
parent055e4fd96e95b0eee0d92fd54a26be7f0d3bcad0 (diff)
downloadlinux-0aad818b2de455f1bfd7ef87c28cdbbaaed9a699.tar.gz
sparse-vmemmap: specify vmemmap population range in bytes
The sparse code, when asking the architecture to populate the vmemmap, specifies the section range as a starting page and a number of pages. This is an awkward interface, because none of the arch-specific code actually thinks of the range in terms of 'struct page' units and always translates it to bytes first. In addition, later patches mix huge page and regular page backing for the vmemmap. For this, they need to call vmemmap_populate_basepages() on sub-section ranges with PAGE_SIZE and PMD_SIZE in mind. But these are not necessarily multiples of the 'struct page' size and so this unit is too coarse. Just translate the section range into bytes once in the generic sparse code, then pass byte ranges down the stack. Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> Cc: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> Cc: Bernhard Schmidt <Bernhard.Schmidt@lrz.de> Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> Cc: Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Cc: "Luck, Tony" <tony.luck@intel.com> Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> Acked-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Tested-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'include')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/mm.h8
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index 98a44376e4f..6d7266842ab 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -1764,12 +1764,12 @@ pte_t *vmemmap_pte_populate(pmd_t *pmd, unsigned long addr, int node);
void *vmemmap_alloc_block(unsigned long size, int node);
void *vmemmap_alloc_block_buf(unsigned long size, int node);
void vmemmap_verify(pte_t *, int, unsigned long, unsigned long);
-int vmemmap_populate_basepages(struct page *start_page,
- unsigned long pages, int node);
-int vmemmap_populate(struct page *start_page, unsigned long pages, int node);
+int vmemmap_populate_basepages(unsigned long start, unsigned long end,
+ int node);
+int vmemmap_populate(unsigned long start, unsigned long end, int node);
void vmemmap_populate_print_last(void);
#ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG
-void vmemmap_free(struct page *memmap, unsigned long nr_pages);
+void vmemmap_free(unsigned long start, unsigned long end);
#endif
void register_page_bootmem_memmap(unsigned long section_nr, struct page *map,
unsigned long size);