Re: [PATCH 0/5] use pinned_vm instead of locked_vm to account pinned pages

From: Daniel Jordan
Date: Mon Feb 11 2019 - 18:16:09 EST

On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 03:54:47PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 05:44:32PM -0500, Daniel Jordan wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This series converts users that account pinned pages with locked_vm to
> > account with pinned_vm instead, pinned_vm being the correct counter to
> > use. It's based on a similar patch I posted recently[0].
> >
> > The patches are based on rdma/for-next to build on Davidlohr Bueso's
> > recent conversion of pinned_vm to an atomic64_t[1]. Seems to make some
> > sense for these to be routed the same way, despite lack of rdma content?
> Oy.. I'd be willing to accumulate a branch with acks to send to Linus
> *separately* from RDMA to Linus, but this is very abnormal.
> Better to wait a few weeks for -rc1 and send patches through the
> subsystem trees.

Ok, I can do that. It did seem strange, so I made it a question...