Re: [PATCH V3 19/30] x86/sgx: Free up EPC pages directly to support large page ranges
From: Reinette Chatre
Date: Tue Apr 05 2022 - 22:19:08 EST
On 4/5/2022 11:42 AM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Tue, 2022-04-05 at 10:13 -0700, Reinette Chatre wrote:
>> On 4/5/2022 12:11 AM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 04, 2022 at 09:49:27AM -0700, Reinette Chatre wrote:
>>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/main.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/main.c
>>>> index 6e2cb7564080..545da16bb3ea 100644
>>>> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/main.c
>>>> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/main.c
>>>> @@ -370,6 +370,12 @@ static bool sgx_should_reclaim(unsigned long watermark)
>>>> +void sgx_direct_reclaim(void)
>>>> + if (sgx_should_reclaim(SGX_NR_LOW_PAGES))
>>>> + sgx_reclaim_pages();
>>> Please, instead open code this to both locations - not enough redundancy
>>> to be worth of new function. Causes only unnecessary cross-referencing
>>> when maintaining. Otherwise, I agree with the idea.
>> hmmm, that means the heart of the reclaimer (sgx_reclaim_pages()) would be
>> made available for direct use from everywhere in the driver. I will look into this.
> It's a valid enough point. Let's keep it as it is :-)
Will do. I plan to add Dave's suggested comments to sgx_direct_reclaim() that is
introduced in this patch.
> Acked-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@xxxxxxxxxx>
Thank you very much.