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Subject[PATCH 0/4] mm: new flag to forbid zero page mappings for a vma
s390 has the special notion of storage keys which are some sort of page flags
associated with physical pages and live outside of direct addressable memory.
These storage keys can be queried and changed with a special set of instructions.
The mentioned instructions behave quite nicely under virtualization, if there is:
- an invalid pte, then the instructions will work on some memory reserved in the host page table
- a valid pte, then the instructions will work with the real storage key

Thanks to Martin with his software reference and dirty bit tracking, the kernel does not issue any
storage key instructions as now a software based approach will be taken, on the other hand
distributions in the wild are currently using them.

However, for virtualized guests we still have a problem with guest pages mapped to zero pages
and the kernel same page merging. WIth each one multiple guest pages will point to the same
physical page and share the same storage key.

Let's fix this by introducing a new flag which will forbid new zero page mappings.
If the guest issues a storage key related instruction we flag all vmas and drop existing
zero page mappings and unmerge the guest memory.

Dominik Dingel (4):
s390/mm: recfactor global pgste updates
mm: introduce new VM_NOZEROPAGE flag
s390/mm: prevent and break zero page mappings in case of storage keys
s390/mm: disable KSM for storage key enabled pages

arch/s390/Kconfig | 3 +
arch/s390/include/asm/pgalloc.h | 2 -
arch/s390/include/asm/pgtable.h | 3 +-
arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.c | 2 +-
arch/s390/kvm/priv.c | 17 ++--
arch/s390/mm/pgtable.c | 181 ++++++++++++++++++----------------------
include/linux/mm.h | 13 ++-
mm/huge_memory.c | 2 +-
mm/memory.c | 2 +-
9 files changed, 112 insertions(+), 113 deletions(-)


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