Commit 0d69bdff authored by Toshi Kani's avatar Toshi Kani Committed by Ingo Molnar

x86/mm/pat: Change reserve_memtype() for Write-Through type

When a target range is in RAM, reserve_ram_pages_type() verifies
the requested type. Change it to fail WT and WP requests with
-EINVAL since set_page_memtype() is limited to handle three
types: WB, WC and UC-.
Signed-off-by: default avatarToshi Kani <toshi.kani@hp.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarBorislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
Cc: Elliott@hp.com
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@suse.com>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: arnd@arndb.de
Cc: hch@lst.de
Cc: hmh@hmh.eng.br
Cc: jgross@suse.com
Cc: konrad.wilk@oracle.com
Cc: linux-mm <linux-mm@kvack.org>
Cc: linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org
Cc: stefan.bader@canonical.com
Cc: yigal@plexistor.com
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1433436928-31903-6-git-send-email-bp@alien8.deSigned-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
parent d79a40ca
......@@ -401,9 +401,12 @@ static int pat_pagerange_is_ram(resource_size_t start, resource_size_t end)
/*
* For RAM pages, we use page flags to mark the pages with appropriate type.
* Here we do two pass:
* - Find the memtype of all the pages in the range, look for any conflicts
* - In case of no conflicts, set the new memtype for pages in the range
* The page flags are limited to three types, WB, WC and UC-. WT and WP requests
* fail with -EINVAL, and UC gets redirected to UC-.
*
* Here we do two passes:
* - Find the memtype of all the pages in the range, look for any conflicts.
* - In case of no conflicts, set the new memtype for pages in the range.
*/
static int reserve_ram_pages_type(u64 start, u64 end,
enum page_cache_mode req_type,
......@@ -412,6 +415,13 @@ static int reserve_ram_pages_type(u64 start, u64 end,
struct page *page;
u64 pfn;
if ((req_type == _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WT) ||
(req_type == _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WP)) {
if (new_type)
*new_type = _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC_MINUS;
return -EINVAL;
}
if (req_type == _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC) {
/* We do not support strong UC */
WARN_ON_ONCE(1);
......@@ -461,6 +471,7 @@ static int free_ram_pages_type(u64 start, u64 end)
* - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WC
* - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC_MINUS
* - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_UC
* - _PAGE_CACHE_MODE_WT
*
* If new_type is NULL, function will return an error if it cannot reserve the
* region with req_type. If new_type is non-NULL, function will return
......
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