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SubjectRe: [PATCH NOTFORMERGE 0/5] Extend remote madvise API to KSM hints
Hello, Minchan.

On Sun, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:58:30AM +0200, Oleksandr Natalenko wrote:
> This is a set of commits based on our discussion on your submission [1].
> First 2 implement minor suggestions just for you to not forget to take
> them into account.
> uio.h inclusion was needed for me to be able to compile your series
> successfully. Also please note I had to enable "Transparent Hugepage
> Support" as well as "Enable idle page tracking" options, otherwise the
> build failed. I guess this can be addressed by you better since the
> errors are introduced with MADV_COLD introduction.
> Last 2 commits are the actual KSM hints enablement. The first one
> implements additional check for the case where the mmap_sem is taken for
> write, and the second one just allows KSM hints to be used by the remote
> interface.
> I'm not Cc'ing else anyone except two mailing lists to not distract
> people unnecessarily. If you are fine with this addition, please use it
> for your next iteration of process_madvise(), and then you'll Cc all the
> people needed.
> Thanks.
> [1]
> Oleksandr Natalenko (5):
> mm: rename madvise_core to madvise_common
> mm: revert madvise_inject_error line split
> mm: include uio.h to madvise.c
> mm/madvise: employ mmget_still_valid for write lock
> mm/madvise: allow KSM hints for remote API
> mm/madvise.c | 23 ++++++++++++++---------
> 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> --
> 2.22.0

This is a gentle ping. Are you still planning to submit process_madvise() solution?

Best regards,
Oleksandr Natalenko (post-factum)
Senior Software Maintenance Engineer

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