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Subject[tip:x86/mm] x86/mm/pat: Change reserve_memtype() for Write-Through type
Commit-ID:  0d69bdff451a10aa48f80509e8bf18fb24683c06
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/0d69bdff451a10aa48f80509e8bf18fb24683c06
Author: Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@hp.com>
AuthorDate: Thu, 4 Jun 2015 18:55:13 +0200
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CommitDate: Sun, 7 Jun 2015 15:28:55 +0200

x86/mm/pat: Change reserve_memtype() for Write-Through type

When a target range is in RAM, reserve_ram_pages_type() verifies
the requested type. Change it to fail WT and WP requests with
-EINVAL since set_page_memtype() is limited to handle three
types: WB, WC and UC-.

Signed-off-by: Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@hp.com>
Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
Cc: Elliott@hp.com
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@suse.com>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: arnd@arndb.de
Cc: hch@lst.de
Cc: hmh@hmh.eng.br
Cc: jgross@suse.com
Cc: konrad.wilk@oracle.com
Cc: linux-mm <linux-mm@kvack.org>
Cc: linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org
Cc: stefan.bader@canonical.com
Cc: yigal@plexistor.com
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1433436928-31903-6-git-send-email-bp@alien8.de
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
---
arch/x86/mm/pat.c | 17 ++++++++++++++---
1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/pat.c b/arch/x86/mm/pat.c
index 59ab1a0f..6311193 100644
--- a/arch/x86/mm/pat.c
+++ b/arch/x86/mm/pat.c
@@ -401,9 +401,12 @@ static int pat_pagerange_is_ram(resource_size_t start, resource_size_t end)

/*
* For RAM pages, we use page flags to mark the pages with appropriate type.
- * Here we do two pass:
- * - Find the memtype of all the pages in the range, look for any conflicts
- * - In case of no conflicts, set the new memtype for pages in the range
+ * The page flags are limited to three types, WB, WC and UC-. WT and WP requests
+ * fail with -EINVAL, and UC gets redirected to UC-.
+ *
+ * Here we do two passes:
+ * - Find the memtype of all the pages in the range, look for any conflicts.
+ * - In case of no conflicts, set the new memtype for pages in the range.
*/
static int reserve_ram_pages_type(u64 start, u64 end,
enum page_cache_mode req_type,
@@ -412,6 +415,13 @@ static int reserve_ram_pages_type(u64 start, u64 end,
struct page *page;
u64 pfn;

+ if ((req_type == _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WT) ||
+ (req_type == _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WP)) {
+ if (new_type)
+ *new_type = _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC_MINUS;
+ return -EINVAL;
+ }
+
if (req_type == _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC) {
/* We do not support strong UC */
WARN_ON_ONCE(1);
@@ -461,6 +471,7 @@ static int free_ram_pages_type(u64 start, u64 end)
* - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WC
* - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC_MINUS
* - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC
+ * - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WT
*
* If new_type is NULL, function will return an error if it cannot reserve the
* region with req_type. If new_type is non-NULL, function will return

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