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authorWu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com>2009-12-16 12:19:58 +0100
committerAndi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>2009-12-16 12:19:58 +0100
commit847ce401df392b0704369fd3f75df614ac1414b4 (patch)
tree7c5021386dedea0d12f8a05b00c5267c4d28e426 /mm/hwpoison-inject.c
parent8d22ba1b74aa9420b6032d856446564fb21f8090 (diff)
downloadlinux-847ce401df392b0704369fd3f75df614ac1414b4.tar.gz
HWPOISON: Add unpoisoning support
The unpoisoning interface is useful for stress testing tools to reclaim poisoned pages (to prevent OOM) There is no hardware level unpoisioning, so this cannot be used for real memory errors, only for software injected errors. Note that it may leak pages silently - those who have been removed from LRU cache, but not isolated from page cache/swap cache at hwpoison time. Especially the stress test of dirty swap cache pages shall reboot system before exhausting memory. AK: Fix comments, add documentation, add printks, rename symbol Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm/hwpoison-inject.c')
-rw-r--r--mm/hwpoison-inject.c36
1 files changed, 30 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/mm/hwpoison-inject.c b/mm/hwpoison-inject.c
index e1d85137f08..6e35e563bf5 100644
--- a/mm/hwpoison-inject.c
+++ b/mm/hwpoison-inject.c
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
#include <linux/kernel.h>
#include <linux/mm.h>
-static struct dentry *hwpoison_dir, *corrupt_pfn;
+static struct dentry *hwpoison_dir;
static int hwpoison_inject(void *data, u64 val)
{
@@ -14,7 +14,16 @@ static int hwpoison_inject(void *data, u64 val)
return __memory_failure(val, 18, 0);
}
+static int hwpoison_unpoison(void *data, u64 val)
+{
+ if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
+ return -EPERM;
+
+ return unpoison_memory(val);
+}
+
DEFINE_SIMPLE_ATTRIBUTE(hwpoison_fops, NULL, hwpoison_inject, "%lli\n");
+DEFINE_SIMPLE_ATTRIBUTE(unpoison_fops, NULL, hwpoison_unpoison, "%lli\n");
static void pfn_inject_exit(void)
{
@@ -24,16 +33,31 @@ static void pfn_inject_exit(void)
static int pfn_inject_init(void)
{
+ struct dentry *dentry;
+
hwpoison_dir = debugfs_create_dir("hwpoison", NULL);
if (hwpoison_dir == NULL)
return -ENOMEM;
- corrupt_pfn = debugfs_create_file("corrupt-pfn", 0600, hwpoison_dir,
+
+ /*
+ * Note that the below poison/unpoison interfaces do not involve
+ * hardware status change, hence do not require hardware support.
+ * They are mainly for testing hwpoison in software level.
+ */
+ dentry = debugfs_create_file("corrupt-pfn", 0600, hwpoison_dir,
NULL, &hwpoison_fops);
- if (corrupt_pfn == NULL) {
- pfn_inject_exit();
- return -ENOMEM;
- }
+ if (!dentry)
+ goto fail;
+
+ dentry = debugfs_create_file("unpoison-pfn", 0600, hwpoison_dir,
+ NULL, &unpoison_fops);
+ if (!dentry)
+ goto fail;
+
return 0;
+fail:
+ pfn_inject_exit();
+ return -ENOMEM;
}
module_init(pfn_inject_init);