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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-09-12 23:57:48 -1000
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-09-13 15:18:04 -1000
commit7a9cdebdcc17e426fb5287e4a82db1dfe86339b2 (patch)
treede9aa025a0d421ee3ae3d1973e63419fff8545e5 /mm
parent54eda9df17f3215b9ed16629ee71ea07413efdaf (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-7a9cdebdcc17e426fb5287e4a82db1dfe86339b2.tar.gz
mm: get rid of vmacache_flush_all() entirely
Jann Horn points out that the vmacache_flush_all() function is not only potentially expensive, it's buggy too. It also happens to be entirely unnecessary, because the sequence number overflow case can be avoided by simply making the sequence number be 64-bit. That doesn't even grow the data structures in question, because the other adjacent fields are already 64-bit. So simplify the whole thing by just making the sequence number overflow case go away entirely, which gets rid of all the complications and makes the code faster too. Win-win. [ Oleg Nesterov points out that the VMACACHE_FULL_FLUSHES statistics also just goes away entirely with this ] Reported-by: Jann Horn <jannh@google.com> Suggested-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Acked-by: Davidlohr Bueso <dave@stgolabs.net> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: stable@kernel.org Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
-rw-r--r--mm/debug.c4
-rw-r--r--mm/vmacache.c38
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 40 deletions
diff --git a/mm/debug.c b/mm/debug.c
index 38c926520c97..bd10aad8539a 100644
--- a/mm/debug.c
+++ b/mm/debug.c
@@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(dump_vma);
void dump_mm(const struct mm_struct *mm)
{
- pr_emerg("mm %px mmap %px seqnum %d task_size %lu\n"
+ pr_emerg("mm %px mmap %px seqnum %llu task_size %lu\n"
#ifdef CONFIG_MMU
"get_unmapped_area %px\n"
#endif
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ void dump_mm(const struct mm_struct *mm)
"tlb_flush_pending %d\n"
"def_flags: %#lx(%pGv)\n",
- mm, mm->mmap, mm->vmacache_seqnum, mm->task_size,
+ mm, mm->mmap, (long long) mm->vmacache_seqnum, mm->task_size,
#ifdef CONFIG_MMU
mm->get_unmapped_area,
#endif
diff --git a/mm/vmacache.c b/mm/vmacache.c
index ea517bef7dc5..cdc32a3b02fa 100644
--- a/mm/vmacache.c
+++ b/mm/vmacache.c
@@ -20,44 +20,6 @@
#define VMACACHE_HASH(addr) ((addr >> VMACACHE_SHIFT) & VMACACHE_MASK)
/*
- * Flush vma caches for threads that share a given mm.
- *
- * The operation is safe because the caller holds the mmap_sem
- * exclusively and other threads accessing the vma cache will
- * have mmap_sem held at least for read, so no extra locking
- * is required to maintain the vma cache.
- */
-void vmacache_flush_all(struct mm_struct *mm)
-{
- struct task_struct *g, *p;
-
- count_vm_vmacache_event(VMACACHE_FULL_FLUSHES);
-
- /*
- * Single threaded tasks need not iterate the entire
- * list of process. We can avoid the flushing as well
- * since the mm's seqnum was increased and don't have
- * to worry about other threads' seqnum. Current's
- * flush will occur upon the next lookup.
- */
- if (atomic_read(&mm->mm_users) == 1)
- return;
-
- rcu_read_lock();
- for_each_process_thread(g, p) {
- /*
- * Only flush the vmacache pointers as the
- * mm seqnum is already set and curr's will
- * be set upon invalidation when the next
- * lookup is done.
- */
- if (mm == p->mm)
- vmacache_flush(p);
- }
- rcu_read_unlock();
-}
-
-/*
* This task may be accessing a foreign mm via (for example)
* get_user_pages()->find_vma(). The vmacache is task-local and this
* task's vmacache pertains to a different mm (ie, its own). There is