Re: [PATCH] mm/isolation: Remove redundant pfn_valid_within() in __first_valid_page()
From: Michal Hocko
Date: Thu Mar 21 2019 - 04:07:14 EST
On Thu 21-03-19 11:03:18, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
> On 03/21/2019 10:31 AM, Zi Yan wrote:
> > On 20 Mar 2019, at 21:13, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
> >> pfn_valid_within() calls pfn_valid() when CONFIG_HOLES_IN_ZONE making it
> >> redundant for both definitions (w/wo CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG) of the helper
> >> pfn_to_online_page() which either calls pfn_valid() or pfn_valid_within().
> >> pfn_valid_within() being 1 when !CONFIG_HOLES_IN_ZONE is irrelevant either
> >> way. This does not change functionality.
> >> Fixes: 2ce13640b3f4 ("mm: __first_valid_page skip over offline pages")
> > I would not say this patch fixes the commit 2ce13640b3f4 from 2017,
> > because the pfn_valid_within() in pfn_to_online_page() was introduced by
> > a recent commit b13bc35193d9e last month. :)
> Right, will update the tag with this commit.
The patch is correct but I wouldn't bother to add Fixes tag at all. The
current code is obviously not incorrect. Do you see any actual