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authorDave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>2010-10-26 14:22:06 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-10-26 16:52:10 -0700
commite1ca7788dec6773b1a2bce51b7141948f2b8bccf (patch)
tree500edef0ca88f398647f99e63be0a38307314319
parent7bbc0905ea4f7a471a7f79d0bea5d538f5114fc9 (diff)
downloadvexpress-lsk-e1ca7788dec6773b1a2bce51b7141948f2b8bccf.tar.gz
mm: add vzalloc() and vzalloc_node() helpers
Add vzalloc() and vzalloc_node() to encapsulate the vmalloc-then-memset-zero operation. Use __GFP_ZERO to zero fill the allocated memory. Signed-off-by: Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> Acked-by: Greg Ungerer <gerg@snapgear.com> Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--include/linux/vmalloc.h2
-rw-r--r--mm/nommu.c49
-rw-r--r--mm/vmalloc.c46
3 files changed, 94 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/vmalloc.h b/include/linux/vmalloc.h
index 63a4fe6d51b..a03dcf62ca9 100644
--- a/include/linux/vmalloc.h
+++ b/include/linux/vmalloc.h
@@ -53,8 +53,10 @@ static inline void vmalloc_init(void)
#endif
extern void *vmalloc(unsigned long size);
+extern void *vzalloc(unsigned long size);
extern void *vmalloc_user(unsigned long size);
extern void *vmalloc_node(unsigned long size, int node);
+extern void *vzalloc_node(unsigned long size, int node);
extern void *vmalloc_exec(unsigned long size);
extern void *vmalloc_32(unsigned long size);
extern void *vmalloc_32_user(unsigned long size);
diff --git a/mm/nommu.c b/mm/nommu.c
index 88ff091eb07..30b5c20eec1 100644
--- a/mm/nommu.c
+++ b/mm/nommu.c
@@ -293,11 +293,58 @@ void *vmalloc(unsigned long size)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(vmalloc);
+/*
+ * vzalloc - allocate virtually continguos memory with zero fill
+ *
+ * @size: allocation size
+ *
+ * Allocate enough pages to cover @size from the page level
+ * allocator and map them into continguos kernel virtual space.
+ * The memory allocated is set to zero.
+ *
+ * For tight control over page level allocator and protection flags
+ * use __vmalloc() instead.
+ */
+void *vzalloc(unsigned long size)
+{
+ return __vmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_HIGHMEM | __GFP_ZERO,
+ PAGE_KERNEL);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(vzalloc);
+
+/**
+ * vmalloc_node - allocate memory on a specific node
+ * @size: allocation size
+ * @node: numa node
+ *
+ * Allocate enough pages to cover @size from the page level
+ * allocator and map them into contiguous kernel virtual space.
+ *
+ * For tight control over page level allocator and protection flags
+ * use __vmalloc() instead.
+ */
void *vmalloc_node(unsigned long size, int node)
{
return vmalloc(size);
}
-EXPORT_SYMBOL(vmalloc_node);
+
+/**
+ * vzalloc_node - allocate memory on a specific node with zero fill
+ * @size: allocation size
+ * @node: numa node
+ *
+ * Allocate enough pages to cover @size from the page level
+ * allocator and map them into contiguous kernel virtual space.
+ * The memory allocated is set to zero.
+ *
+ * For tight control over page level allocator and protection flags
+ * use __vmalloc() instead.
+ */
+void *vzalloc_node(unsigned long size, int node)
+{
+ return vzalloc(size);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(vzalloc_node);
#ifndef PAGE_KERNEL_EXEC
# define PAGE_KERNEL_EXEC PAGE_KERNEL
diff --git a/mm/vmalloc.c b/mm/vmalloc.c
index f492c774fa7..a3d66b3dc5c 100644
--- a/mm/vmalloc.c
+++ b/mm/vmalloc.c
@@ -1596,6 +1596,13 @@ void *__vmalloc(unsigned long size, gfp_t gfp_mask, pgprot_t prot)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(__vmalloc);
+static inline void *__vmalloc_node_flags(unsigned long size,
+ int node, gfp_t flags)
+{
+ return __vmalloc_node(size, 1, flags, PAGE_KERNEL,
+ node, __builtin_return_address(0));
+}
+
/**
* vmalloc - allocate virtually contiguous memory
* @size: allocation size
@@ -1607,12 +1614,28 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(__vmalloc);
*/
void *vmalloc(unsigned long size)
{
- return __vmalloc_node(size, 1, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_HIGHMEM, PAGE_KERNEL,
- -1, __builtin_return_address(0));
+ return __vmalloc_node_flags(size, -1, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_HIGHMEM);
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(vmalloc);
/**
+ * vzalloc - allocate virtually contiguous memory with zero fill
+ * @size: allocation size
+ * Allocate enough pages to cover @size from the page level
+ * allocator and map them into contiguous kernel virtual space.
+ * The memory allocated is set to zero.
+ *
+ * For tight control over page level allocator and protection flags
+ * use __vmalloc() instead.
+ */
+void *vzalloc(unsigned long size)
+{
+ return __vmalloc_node_flags(size, -1,
+ GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_HIGHMEM | __GFP_ZERO);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(vzalloc);
+
+/**
* vmalloc_user - allocate zeroed virtually contiguous memory for userspace
* @size: allocation size
*
@@ -1653,6 +1676,25 @@ void *vmalloc_node(unsigned long size, int node)
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(vmalloc_node);
+/**
+ * vzalloc_node - allocate memory on a specific node with zero fill
+ * @size: allocation size
+ * @node: numa node
+ *
+ * Allocate enough pages to cover @size from the page level
+ * allocator and map them into contiguous kernel virtual space.
+ * The memory allocated is set to zero.
+ *
+ * For tight control over page level allocator and protection flags
+ * use __vmalloc_node() instead.
+ */
+void *vzalloc_node(unsigned long size, int node)
+{
+ return __vmalloc_node_flags(size, node,
+ GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_HIGHMEM | __GFP_ZERO);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(vzalloc_node);
+
#ifndef PAGE_KERNEL_EXEC
# define PAGE_KERNEL_EXEC PAGE_KERNEL
#endif