[RFC,3/7] powerpc/vdso: don't clear PG_reserved

Message ID 20181205122851.5891-4-david@redhat.com
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  • mm: PG_reserved cleanups and documentation
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David Hildenbrand Dec. 5, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
The VDSO is part of the kernel image and therefore the struct pages are
marked as reserved during boot.

As we install a special mapping, the actual struct pages will never be
exposed to MM via the page tables. We can therefore leave the pages
marked as reserved.

Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Cc: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
---
 arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c | 2 --
 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c
index 65b3bdb99f0b..d59dc2e9a695 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c
@@ -795,7 +795,6 @@  static int __init vdso_init(void)
 	BUG_ON(vdso32_pagelist == NULL);
 	for (i = 0; i < vdso32_pages; i++) {
 		struct page *pg = virt_to_page(vdso32_kbase + i*PAGE_SIZE);
-		ClearPageReserved(pg);
 		get_page(pg);
 		vdso32_pagelist[i] = pg;
 	}
@@ -809,7 +808,6 @@  static int __init vdso_init(void)
 	BUG_ON(vdso64_pagelist == NULL);
 	for (i = 0; i < vdso64_pages; i++) {
 		struct page *pg = virt_to_page(vdso64_kbase + i*PAGE_SIZE);
-		ClearPageReserved(pg);
 		get_page(pg);
 		vdso64_pagelist[i] = pg;
 	}