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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 03/23] mm: Check against orig_pte for finish_fault()
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On Monday, 15 November 2021 6:55:02 PM AEDT Peter Xu wrote:
> We used to check against none pte and in those cases orig_pte should always be
> none pte anyway.

Is that always true? From what I can see in handle_pte_fault() orig_pte only
gets initialised in the !pmd_none() case so might not be pte_none.

> This change prepares us to be able to call do_fault() on !none ptes. For
> example, we should allow that to happen for pte marker so that we can restore
> information out of the pte markers.
>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Xu <peterx@redhat.com>
> ---
> mm/memory.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
> index 04662b010005..d5966d9e24c3 100644
> --- a/mm/memory.c
> +++ b/mm/memory.c
> @@ -4052,7 +4052,7 @@ vm_fault_t finish_fault(struct vm_fault *vmf)
> vmf->address, &vmf->ptl);
> ret = 0;
> /* Re-check under ptl */
> - if (likely(pte_none(*vmf->pte)))
> + if (likely(pte_same(*vmf->pte, vmf->orig_pte)))
> do_set_pte(vmf, page, vmf->address);
> else
> ret = VM_FAULT_NOPAGE;
>




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