Re: [PATCH] IB/mlx5: Convert to use vm_map_pages_zero()
From: Jason Gunthorpe
Date: Tue Aug 27 2019 - 11:49:44 EST
On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 01:48:57AM +0530, Souptick Joarder wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 5:50 PM Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 01:32:09AM +0530, Souptick Joarder wrote:
> > > On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 1:13 AM Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 11:37:27AM +0530, Souptick Joarder wrote:
> > > > > First, length passed to mmap is checked explicitly against
> > > > > PAGE_SIZE.
> > > > >
> > > > > Second, if vma->vm_pgoff is passed as non zero, it would return
> > > > > error. It appears like driver is expecting vma->vm_pgoff to
> > > > > be passed as 0 always.
> > > >
> > > > ? pg_off is not zero
> > >
> > > Sorry, I mean, driver has a check against non zero to return error -EOPNOTSUPP
> > > which means in true scenario driver is expecting vma->vm_pgoff should be passed
> > > as 0.
> > get_index is masking vm_pgoff, it is not 0
> Sorry, I missed this part. Further looking into code,
> in mlx5_ib_mmap(), vma_vm_pgoff is used to get command and
> inside mlx5_ib_mmap_clock_info_page() entire *dev->mdev->clock_info*
> is mapped.
> Consider that, the below modification will only take care of vma length
> error check inside vm_map_pages_zero() and an extra check for vma
> length is not needed.
What is the point of vm_map_pages_zero() Is there some reason we should
prefer it for mapping a single page?