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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs/ext2: Replace kmap_atomic() with kmap_local_page()
On Sat 31-12-22 18:42:05, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> kmap_atomic() is deprecated in favor of kmap_local_page(). Therefore,
> replace kmap_atomic() with kmap_local_page().
>
> kmap_atomic() is implemented like a kmap_local_page() which also disables
> page-faults and preemption (the latter only for !PREEMPT_RT kernels).
>
> However, the code within the mapping and un-mapping in ext2_make_empty()
> does not depend on the above-mentioned side effects.
>
> Therefore, a mere replacement of the old API with the new one is all it
> is required (i.e., there is no need to explicitly add any calls to
> pagefault_disable() and/or preempt_disable()).
>
> Suggested-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Fabio M. De Francesco <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>

Thanks, the patch looks good and I'll queue it in my tree. I'm not sure why
it got missed during the initial conversion by Ira :).

Honza


> ---
>
> I tried my best to understand the code within mapping and un-mapping.
> However, I'm not an expert. Therefore, although I'm pretty confident, I
> cannot be 100% sure that the code between the mapping and the un-mapping
> does not depend on pagefault_disable() and/or preempt_disable().
>
> Unfortunately, I cannot currently test this changes to check the
> above-mentioned assumptions. However, if I'm required to do the tests
> with (x)fstests, I have no problems with doing them in the next days.
>
> If so, I'll test in a QEMU/KVM x86_32 VM, 6GB RAM, booting a kernel with
> HIGHMEM64GB enabled.
>
> I'd like to hear whether or not the maintainers require these tests
> and/or other tests.
>
> fs/ext2/dir.c | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/ext2/dir.c b/fs/ext2/dir.c
> index e5cbc27ba459..0f144c5c7861 100644
> --- a/fs/ext2/dir.c
> +++ b/fs/ext2/dir.c
> @@ -646,7 +646,7 @@ int ext2_make_empty(struct inode *inode, struct inode *parent)
> unlock_page(page);
> goto fail;
> }
> - kaddr = kmap_atomic(page);
> + kaddr = kmap_local_page(page);
> memset(kaddr, 0, chunk_size);
> de = (struct ext2_dir_entry_2 *)kaddr;
> de->name_len = 1;
> @@ -661,7 +661,7 @@ int ext2_make_empty(struct inode *inode, struct inode *parent)
> de->inode = cpu_to_le32(parent->i_ino);
> memcpy (de->name, "..\0", 4);
> ext2_set_de_type (de, inode);
> - kunmap_atomic(kaddr);
> + kunmap_local(kaddr);
> ext2_commit_chunk(page, 0, chunk_size);
> err = ext2_handle_dirsync(inode);
> fail:
> --
> 2.39.0
>
--
Jan Kara <jack@suse.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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