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authorWill Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>2012-12-11 16:01:27 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-12-11 17:22:24 -0800
commita1dd450bcb1a05e8218b9aac0ee36f8755d8a140 (patch)
treea46f3306e3802b59ed5df6eef0e03b8b11cca30c /include
parenteb2db439a3203ae86c35ad277ac4a3268a94baa1 (diff)
mm: thp: set the accessed flag for old pages on access fault
On x86 memory accesses to pages without the ACCESSED flag set result in the ACCESSED flag being set automatically. With the ARM architecture a page access fault is raised instead (and it will continue to be raised until the ACCESSED flag is set for the appropriate PTE/PMD). For normal memory pages, handle_pte_fault will call pte_mkyoung (effectively setting the ACCESSED flag). For transparent huge pages, pmd_mkyoung will only be called for a write fault. This patch ensures that faults on transparent hugepages which do not result in a CoW update the access flags for the faulting pmd. Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Cc: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> Acked-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill@shutemov.name> Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com> Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> Cc: Ni zhan Chen <nizhan.chen@gmail.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/huge_mm.h4
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/huge_mm.h b/include/linux/huge_mm.h
index b31cb7da034..1af47755245 100644
--- a/include/linux/huge_mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/huge_mm.h
@@ -8,6 +8,10 @@ extern int do_huge_pmd_anonymous_page(struct mm_struct *mm,
extern int copy_huge_pmd(struct mm_struct *dst_mm, struct mm_struct *src_mm,
pmd_t *dst_pmd, pmd_t *src_pmd, unsigned long addr,
struct vm_area_struct *vma);
+extern void huge_pmd_set_accessed(struct mm_struct *mm,
+ struct vm_area_struct *vma,
+ unsigned long address, pmd_t *pmd,
+ pmd_t orig_pmd, int dirty);
extern int do_huge_pmd_wp_page(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
unsigned long address, pmd_t *pmd,
pmd_t orig_pmd);