Re: [PATCH 06/10] mm/hugetlb: remove redundant huge_pte_alloc() in hugetlb_fault()

From: Mike Kravetz
Date: Mon Aug 10 2020 - 18:00:35 EST

On 8/7/20 2:12 AM, Wei Yang wrote:
> Before proper processing, huge_pte_alloc() would be called
> un-conditionally. It is not necessary to do this when ptep is NULL.

Worse, that extra call is a bug. I believe Andrew pulled this patch into
his queue. It still could use a review.

Mike Kravetz