[PATCH 0/2] use mmu gather logic for tlb flush in mremap
From: Aaron Lu
Date: Mon Nov 28 2016 - 03:37:28 EST
On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 10:48:20AM +0800, Aaron Lu wrote:
> On 11/18/2016 01:53 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > I'm not entirely happy with the force_flush vs need_flush games, and I
> > really think this code should be updated to use the same "struct
> > mmu_gather" that we use for the other TLB flushing cases (no need for
> > the page freeing batching, but the tlb_flush_mmu_tlbonly() logic
> > should be the same).
> I see.
> > But I guess that's a bigger change, so that wouldn't be approriate for
> > rc5 or stable back-porting anyway. But it would be lovely if somebody
> > could look at that. Hint hint.
> I'll work on it, thanks for the suggestion.
So here it is. I'm not quite sure if I've done the right thing in patch
2/2, i.e. should I just use tlb_flush_mmu or export tlb_flush_mmu_tlbonly
and then use it in mremap.c. Please take a look and let me know what you